Patriarch Kirill in St. Petersburg paid tribute to those killed in the subway
The service, during which the Primate of the names commemorated, took place at the station of St. Petersburg metro station “Technological Institute”.
Moscow. April 30. INTERFAX.RU — Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia Kirill on Sunday made funeral service for the victims of the terrorist attack in St. Petersburg.
The service, during which the Primate of the names commemorated, took place at the station of St. Petersburg metro station “Technological Institute”. However, he concluded the service with the Paschal cry of “Christ is risen!”.
“Life is stronger than death, God is stronger than the devil, and when death, suffering and the devil get the upper hand, we all have to remember that the ultimate victory for God and for life. And in order to in our life was less suffering, we should all live in accordance with God’s moral law and to overcome all sorts of trials by his spirit, the ability of unity, the ability to work together in order to make it more light, goodness and truth in our lives,” said the Primate.
He expressed condolences to the families of the victims, those who are today still in a hospital bed.
As Leningrad, as St. Petersburg, I always, along with his city and, in joys and in sorrows. And I very much hope that the power of faith will grow in our city, the spirit, and then we will be nepobedimaya of Moscow and all Russia Kirill
Day 3 of April on the stretch between stations “Institute of Technology” and “Sennaya Ploschad” St. Petersburg metro in the train explosion. The bomb, according to the investigation, detonated a suicide bomber, a native of Kyrgyzstan, Akbarian Jalilov. The attack killed 16 people, including the bomber, more than 50 were injured.
Responsibility for the attack claimed by one of the groups linked to “al-Qaeda” (banned in Russia) — “katibat al-Imam Shamil”.