Georgian Orthodox Church Becomes Official
statement on the fact of the autocephaly of the Orthodox Church of Ukraine.
In the Church of Georgia he stated that the provision of
The CCU led to secular and church discussions in the orthodox world.
The result was two opposites
fields that are considered the only right in the current situation and can not refrain from
of mutual insults and blackmail.
"Now the main thing is to preserve the unity of the Orthodox
churches … our efforts must be to preserve this unity, "
completed in the GOC.
On December 15, the Unification Council was held in Kiev, where the Ukrainian Orthodox Church was established. It was directed by Metropolitan Epiphanius.
On January 5, the Ecumenical Patriarch signed the Tomos of the Orthodox Church of Ukraine, which will occupy the 15th place in the diptych of the local churches. The Russian Orthodox Church and the UOC-MP do not recognize the results of the Unification Council.
On December 20, the Verkhovna Rada adopted a law requiring the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate (UOC-MP) to indicate in its title that it belongs to the Russian Orthodox Church (ROC).
After the creation of the CCP, separate parapraxes of the Moscow Patriarchate began to gradually move to the new church.