Patriarch Kirill, a top advisor to the Russian leader, urged humanity to come together to save the world in his shock warning. He told worshippers at Christ the Saviour Cathedral in the center of Russian capital Moscow the coming apocalypse was “already visible to the naked eye”. The head of the Orthodox church said: “Today is not the time to rock the boat of human passions. Today is the time to rally all healthy forces. “That’s why the church, art, culture, our writers, scientists – all those people who love the

Motherland – should come together because we are entering a critical period in human civilization.” He said the only hope was that people could work together to avoid “the abyss of the end of history”. But the 71-year-old did not specify which threats had triggered his doom-laden prophecy. Mr Kirill became Patriarch of the Russian Orthodox Church in 2009. In 2013 he caused controversy after saying the legal recognition of same-sex marriage was “ a very dangerous sign of the apocalypse”. READ MORE