Rep of UOC-KP: Metropolitan Volodymyr Was Confused By Compilers of His Report For Council of ROC

5 February 2013, 09:23 | Interchurch relations | 1 |   | Code for Blog |  | 

The spokesman of the Kyivan Patriarchate, Archbishop Yevstratii (Zoria) said in a commentary to the Orthodox Reviewer that the address, to which Metropolitan Volodymyr referred in his report read out at the Council of the Russian Orthodox Church, never existed in the form in which it was presented by UOC-Moscow Patriarchate. “Unfortunately, whether deliberately or not, the persons who had prepared the report confused both the metropolitan and all the readers or listeners of the report,” he said.

According to the archbishop, “the text mixes up two principally different events which have some similarities, namely, the address of the Holy Synod to the heads of the Local Churches, heads of the Roman Catholic Church and Church of England  and the address to the head of UGCC (Synod Journal 37).”

Archbishop Yevstratii noted that the manipulation of the texts and mixing them up indicate the lack of theological and canonical arguments on the part of the Moscow Patriarchate regarding the “shameful practice of re-baptizing.”

The spokesman of the Kyivan Patriarchate explained that “the two mentioned addresses are mixed up as one and the same thing. The author noticed that there was no responses to the first address even though they were not asked for or expected  by anyone. And this is interpreted by UOC-MP as a support of the shameful practice of “re-baptizing” for some reason. At the same time, the response of the Head of UGCC, which apparently dissatisfied Moscow, is presented as some exception.”

So reported the web site of UOC-KP.

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  • Ron Feledichuk | 1 August 2014, 07:13

    And who is to blame, Putin and the so called Patriarch who are nothing more than sponsors of terrorism. Unbelievable, a Patriarch who welcomes a murderer intlo his church while the Orthodox world

  • Paul S. Ewasko | 31 Jule 2014, 21:30

    Look at your own country Met. Hilarion. Russia is a lying, power hungry, propaganda filled, morally bankrupt nation. Its deranged behavior toward Ukraine will be its downfall. The truth will prevail!

  • bopa1 | 26 Jule 2014, 11:05

    Фраза “Наша країна встояла від більшовиків, Церква пережила “совєти”, і можу вас запевнити – ми вистоїмо і переможемо. З нами Бог і з нами правда" дуже далека від духу самої прощі до

  • bopa1 | 26 Jule 2014, 08:19

    Не слід розділяти своє життя, свою сім'ю, свою родину від своєї домівки, своєї Батьківщини - УКРАЇНИ, даної нам БОГОМ. Якщо буде інакше, то це буде не по Божому і Господь на нас буде гніватися і

  • sandy1966 | 23 Jule 2014, 21:26

    Это вашей сталинской МП надо лет триста каяться перед народом Украины за предательство и измену Родине!

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