Council of UAOC Formulates Its Position on Participation in Election Campaign

14 September 2012, 10:28 | UAOC | 0 |   | Code for Blog |  | 

The Hierarchical Council of the Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Church (UAOC) called priests and bishops to abstain from any agitation and participation in the election campaign.

“We decided to prohibit priests and bishops from running in the election, agitating for any parties or individual persons. And we called lay people to vote according to their conscience for there are decent people in all the parties,” the head of UAOC, Metropolitan Mefodii (Kudriakov), said to a correspondent of Komersant.                 

Similar decisions were earlier made by other Ukrainian churches, namely, the Ukrainian Orthodox Church-Moscow Patriarchate, Ukrainian Orthodox Church-Kyivan Patriarchate and the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church.

On September 11 in Kyiv, a regular session of the Hierarchical Council of the Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Church (UAOC) began. 

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    If the Russian church is to be destroyed, it will not be from without, but within. It is not the Soviet Union nor Putin that will destroy it, but the bishops and the people therein. Those who are

  • Володимир Харко | 20 November 2014, 22:32

    Ибо москаль он, а не православный христианин...

  • rebrik | 20 November 2014, 09:02

    Вот и слава Богу! Радостно, что не только прецедент с захватом повлиял, но и братское разъяснение помогло. Христос посреде нас!

  • Мереживо | 19 November 2014, 23:41

    І його підтримав митрополит Сарненський і Поліський Анатолій: http://sarny.church.ua/2014/11/19/zayava-mitropolita-sarnenskogo-i-poliskogo-anatoliya/

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    Уявляю який шалений тиск бідолашному владиці довелось витримати від поводирів УПЦ МП аби зрікся свого підпису. Слабкодухим виявився перед московською "канонічною" навалою. ЗРІКСЯ ПРАВДИ

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