Possible illegal actions of top officials inciting sectarian strife with the creation of the PCU in connection with obtaining Thomas GBR were investigated. This was announced by the representative of the press service of the RRG Maxim Bilousenko comments in the “UKRINFORM”.
“November 6, 2019, the SBU launched an investigation at the request of the parishioners of the Kyivan Patriarchate, UOC-MP on the illegal actions of a number of senior officials who have committed actions aimed at inciting sectarian strife with the creation of the DNC,” said belousenko.
According to him, in the future, the SBU has delegated the investigation of the RRG. At the moment, the Agency is conducting an investigation on the case.
June 18, the ex-President Petro Poroshenko said in relation to him, opened another criminal proceedings with respect to the incitement to religious hatred in connection with obtaining Ukraine Thomas.
Recall, October 11, 2018 Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate supported the autocephaly of the Ukrainian Church.
15 December in Kiev held a Unification Cathedral Orthodox Church elected Metropolitan of Pereyaslav and Belotserkovsky Epiphanius (Dumenko) for the post of Primate of the Ukrainian Orthodox United Church.
On 5 January, 2019 in Istanbul hosted the signing of the Tomos of autocephaly of the Orthodox Church of Ukraine, and on 6 January the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew gave the Tomos of autocephaly of the Orthodox Church of Ukraine, Metropolitan of Kyiv and all Ukraine Epiphany.