President Victor Yushchenko
met today with His Holiness, the Patriarch of Kiev and All Rus’ -
Ukraine Filaret to discuss oncoming
celebration of 1020th anniversary of Christianization of Rus.
At the meeting President
Yushchenko expressed expectancies to Patriarch Filaret that the celebration
would be aimed at consolidation of Ukrainian society, as well as bring closer
together the branches of Orthodox Church in Ukraine.