Tomos on HCV autocephalus published on the website of the Ecumenical Patriarchate – Ukraine News


Ecumenical Patriarchate published volumes on Autocephalous PCU

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The text of the document is published in English, Greek and Ukrainian.

The Ecumenical Patriarchate of Istanbul presented on Monday, January 15, the text of Tomos on the autocephaly of the Orthodox Church of Ukraine (PCC). The text of the document was published in English, Greek and Ukrainian, reports RBC-Ukraine with reference to the website of the Patriarchate.

"We recognize and establish within the borders of the territory of Ukraine the autocephalous church as our spiritual daughter and we appeal to all the world-wide Orthodox churches to recognize it as a sister, and to remember under the name" holiest church of Ukraine "as the one that has the seat of the historic city of Kiev and can not bishops or paraffin foundations beyond the borders of the state … And we give privileges and sovereign rights belonging to the authority of the autocephalous church, "the document says.

The Ecumenical Patriarchate maintains in its jurisdiction all the temples and monasteries subordinate to it in the territory of Ukraine, the Orthodox Church of Ukraine must decide all the important questions through Constantinople. In addition, the CCA can not independently produce myrtle for worship.

According to the text of the volumes, the autocephalous church of Ukraine "recognizes with the head the most sacred Apostolic and patriarchal Ecumenical Throne, like other patriarchs and primates".

Let's remember, it was previously reported that on January 9 volumes on autocephaly The Ukrainian Orthodox Church was signed by all members of the Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate. As RBC-Ukraine wrote, autocephalic state of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church was confirmed by the joint Eucharist of the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and the Primate of the Epiphanius UCP.


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