Constantinople finalizes procedure for election of Primate of the Autocephalous Church in Ukraine

6 December 2018, 15:36 | Inter-Orthodox relations | 0 |   | Code for Blog |  | 

Bishops, priests, those who lead monastic life and laypeople will take part in the Unification Council on December 15 in Kyiv. All of them will have the right to vote to form a ballot of three candidates at the unification council.

This is stated in the invitation to the Council, which was received by Ukrainian hierarchs from Patriarch Bartholomew. Metropolitan Oleksandr (Drabinko), one of the participants of the future Council, posted this letter on Facebook.

“Taking into account our Patriarchal Letter (No. 1001), dated October 12, 2018, to His Eminence Metropolitan Onufry of Kyiv, we invite your Eminence to take part along with one clergyman and one monk or layman, each of whom will have the right to vote to form a ballot consisting of three candidates at the Unification Council in the historic Church of Wisdom of God (St. Sophia) in Kyiv on Saturday, December 15, 2018, for the establishment of the Charter and the canonical election of the Primate of the Autonomous Orthodox Church in Ukraine as it was previously decided,” the document says.

The invitation also specifies who will chair the Council.

“This Council will convene under the chairmanship of our special exarch of the Eminence Metropolitan Emmanuel of France, who will govern the process of the above-mentioned Council in cooperation with our exarchs in Ukraine and in the honorable presence of Petro Poroshenko, the President of your country.”

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    • Стефан | 9 December 2018, 22:34

      Каждый честный вносит свой вклад в очищение Украины от гнилой коммунистической, атеистической, советской идеологии, философии, политики и пропаганды.

    • velovs@ukr.net | 9 December 2018, 17:40

      Їй-Богу, не варто і не слід тут нам так лихословити й проклинати політичних опонентів. Тобто наслідувати ці їхні ж "взірці" - злоби й ненависті... Краще - все-таки - буде нам

    • enzian | 9 December 2018, 16:39

      Коли тобі вже руки відсохнуть, гнидо?

    • Михаил | 9 December 2018, 03:15

      Блажен муж, иже не иде на совет нечестивых!

    • Михаил | 9 December 2018, 02:36

      Запасаемся попкорном и радостно наблюдаем. Скорей всего это будет театр одного актера - Денисенко. Начнёт, как обычно, интриги, аферы и цирковые представления, чтобы стать наконец-то официально

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