Source: La Croix
By Magda Viatteau | Poland
The Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople – who is considered the primus inter pares or "first among equals" in the Orthodox hierarchy – has condemned Russia's invasion of Ukraine and fighting between the two predominantly Orthodox countries, during a three-day visit to Poland.
"Any war is to be condemned, but a war between Orthodox Christians is absolutely unacceptable," said Bartholomew I on Tuesday in in a speech at the Stefan Wyszynski Catholic University in Warsaw.
Support for Ukrainian refugees
The 82-year-old patriarch, who was invited to Poland by President Andrzej Duda, said he had come to the Eastern European country primarily to support...