Together to pray for Ukraine: Poroshenko appealed to Ukrainians – 24 Channel

Спільно помолитися за Україну: Порошенко звернувся до українців - 24 Канал

President of Ukraine urged to come out on Sunday, October 14, at St. Sophia square in Kiev together to pray for Ukraine, its army, and United Church that are creating together.

About this he wrote on his page in Facebook.

As emphasized by the guarantor with the idea of a joint prayer approached by a group of respected public leaders, including Yuri Shcherbak, Dmytro Pavlychko, Mikhail slaboshpitsky.

They offer the Ukrainian community together to pray October 14, Ukraine, its army, and United Church that are creating together. Therefore I appeal to all concerned: let the whole world become to prayers for the autocephaly of our Church. I propose to meet at the historic Sophia square on October 14 at 9.30 am. What unites us is God and Ukraine!
– said Poroshenko.

We will add that on October 14 in Ukraine celebrate day of the defender of religious and holiday Cover.

We will remind, on October 11, the Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate in Istanbul adopted a decision on the granting of the Tomos of autocephaly of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church.

At the meeting of the Synod also adopted a decision on lifting of anathemas from patriarcha Filaret and the head of the Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Church Macarius and the acceptance of them as canonical.

As explained by Filaret, of the UOC KP to unite with the bishops of the Moscow Patriarchate and Autocephalous Church (UAOC) to create a unified Ukrainian Orthodox Church.

How to create a Unified local Church in Ukraine? 9 October in Istanbul began a three-day meeting of the Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate. 10 Oct at these meetings, the clergy heard the report of the envoys of Patriarch Bartholomew (exarchs), who almost spent a month in Ukraine. The Exarch went there on the Ukrainian churches, talked with priests. Is based on the results of their report and adopted a resolution on the creation of a Single Local Church.

After providing Ukraine Thomas in Kiev will hold a unity Council, which announced the creation of a new Autocephalous Orthodox Church will choose its Primate. According to religious experts, the Council may take place before the end of 2018.

The congregation of the Cathedral in the near future, announced the head of the UOC-KP Filaret.

What is autocephaly? This is the status of the local Church as self-governing, independent of the Ecumenical Orthodox Church led by the Patriarch or Archbishop, or Metropolitan.

Ukraine receives Tomos: chronicle of events

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    13 Oct

    Putin called the members of the security Council to discuss the situation with the Orthodox Church in Ukraine

  • 12 Oct

    In the Kyivan Patriarchate called the place, which can pass the all-Ukrainian unification Council

  • 12 Oct

    Position of the Moscow Patriarchate is anti-Ukrainian,” – the priest

  • 12 Oct

    As Russia will oppose the granting of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church autocephaly

  • 12 Oct

    Big win: how the West reacts to Tomos for Ukraine

  • 12 Oct

    A tragedy, that Russia has such religious leaders – Walker on Moscow’s reaction to Tomos for Ukraine


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