Patriarch Kirill urges to protect rights of Iraqi Christians

Moscow, Interfax – Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia urged to pray for soon ceasefire in Iraq.

“We pray for restoration of peace in the country,” he said at the Tuesday meeting with the Antioch Patriarchate delegation in Moscow.

The primate also stressed it was important that Iraq should respect rights of all believers, including conducting divine service freely, and expressed hope for advocacy of all Christians living in the country