Can be justified by the spread of heresy: the UOC-KP responded to the breakup of the Russian Orthodox Church with Constantinople – 24 Channel

Може бути виправдано поширенням єресі: в УПЦ КП зреагували на розрив РПЦ з Константинополем - 24 Канал

Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Kyiv Patriarchate condemned the decision of the Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church to break communion in prayer with the Ecumenical Patriarch. It is noted that the Eucharistic communion between the bishops might be justified serious violations of a theological nature.

About it reports a press-service of the Kyivan Patriarchate.

24 channel reported that on September 14, the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church decided to stop the participation of the Church in the institutions under the chairmanship of the Patriarchate of Constantinople. The reason for this decision declared the appointment of the Ecumenical Patriarchate the two exarchs in Kiev in preparation for the granting of autocephaly of the Orthodox Church in Ukraine.

The termination of remembrance in prayer with one another Primate of the Church of the Primate of the Church and the Eucharistic communion between the bishops might be justified serious violations of a theological nature (the preaching and the spread of heresy or other false doctrines),
– stated in the message.

The UOC-KP also noted that the Ecumenical Patriarch never passed his canonical rights of the Kyiv Metropolis.

“We know and it is obvious that since Oskaloosa (mid IX century) and Vladimirov (con. X century) Baptism of Rus ‘ -Ukraine had a canonical hierarchical relationship with the Ecumenical Patriarchal throne of Constantinople as its Mother Church. It is known and it is also clear that the first canonically recognized by the Ecumenical Orthodoxy, the Primate of the Moscow Patriarchate, delivered the Constantinople Patriarch Jeremiah at the end of the XVI century, that is more than 6 centuries later the time of formation of the Kyiv Metropolis,” – said in a statement.

Recall that on 7 September it became known that the Ecumenical Patriarchate has appointed its Exarch (attorney) in Kiev in preparation for the granting of autocephaly of the Orthodox Church in Ukraine.

This event of panic criticized the Russian Orthodox Church, calling such a move an “invasion on the canonical territory of the Moscow Patriarchate.”

What is the Ecumenical Patriarchate? Orthodox Church of Constantinople is first in honor of the Autocephalous Orthodox Church. The Primate is the Archbishop of Constantinople – New Rome and Ecumenical Patriarch in October 1991, Bartholomew I. the Administrative center of the Patriarchate, the Patriarchal residence and the Cathedral of St. George is located at the Phanar (Istanbul).

AS EVENTS CONTINUE TO UNFOLD AROUND THE GRANTING OF AUTOCEPHALY TO THE UOC:

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  • 19 APR
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  • 19 APR
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