Kiev, July 27, 2018
The Ukrainian Orthodox Church is celebrating the 1,030th anniversary of the Baptism of Rus’ today and tomorrow in Kiev, with the participation of delegations from 12 Local Orthodox Churches.
The festivities began at 1:00 PM on Vladimir Hill in Kiev with the beginning of a moleben at the monument to St. Vladimir. The thousands gathered then processed through the streets of Kiev to the Kiev Caves Lavra where the festal All-Night Vigil will be served, followed by the Divine Liturgy tomorrow.
A broadcast of the day’s events is online now, courtesy of the Union of Orthodox Journalists. Watch below: