Patriarch Kirill found guilty in the 1917 revolution

Patriarch Kirill found guilty in the 1917 revolution

Moscow. March 29. INTERFAX.RU Patriarch Kirill lays blame for the revolution of 1917 the intelligentsia.

The head of the Russian Orthodox Church believes that “the intellectuals were primarily responsible for the terrible events of a century ago”.

The Patriarch also expressed regret that the currently ongoing “war historical arguments.” “Society is still not reconciled fully in regard to the assessment of the events of a century ago. Probably, interpretations will vary, but you must do everything that their diversity did not provoke a new civil conflicts,” he said.

“Too much blood has been shed, too great a price was paid for that we could overcome in our current realities of the consequences of past troubles, to exclude the possibility of its influence on our lives,” — said the Patriarch.