Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill urged not to believe the rumors about his billionaire status, attributing them to the machinations of enemies.
the Patriarch drew the attention of Ukrainian journalist Dmitry Gordon, Recalling the source of the rumors: in January Telegram-channel “Nesigur” wrote that Cyril owns a personal fortune worth more than $4 billion.
During the sermon in the Church of the prophet Elijah in Moscow, the Patriarch said that “terrible things” about the alleged wealth of the bishops write in order so that they “ceased to speak God’s truth.”
According to the Primate of the Church in these rumors there is no “truth”, all of them are pure dirt.
At the same time Kirill mentioned that redistributable “bred” already “reached the consciousness of” one Bishop, who once asked him for financial help.