In Belarus, the Church also decided to autocephaly


В Беларуси церковь тоже решила получить автокефалиюArchbishop Sviatoslav Login supported Ukraine in an effort to gain autocephaly.

Belarusian Autocephalous Orthodox Church intends to officially obtain the status of autocephaly was declared by the first Hierarch BAPT Archbishop Sviatoslav Login in an interview with Radio Liberty.

“Our goal is also to be legalized in Belarus and officially gain the status of autocephaly” he said.

The Archbishop also expressed support to Ukraine in the granting of the Tomos of autocephaly

“We certainly support this decision”, – he stressed.

Recall, September 7 Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I in Kiev has appointed two of the exarchs in preparation for the granting of autocephaly of the Ukrainian cerqui. ROC called the appointment of the exarchs of Constantinople “invasion of its canonical territory” and has threatened to Eucharistic communion.

On 14 September the Synod of the ROC made a decision to stop participating in the structures under the leadership of the Patriarchate of Constantinople and the commemoration of the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew during the divine services on the background training Panaram autocephaly of the Ukrainian Church. This means that Cyril will no longer say the name of Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople during the Liturgy, that is, will cease to pray for him at home in a Church service.

The Primate of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church-Kyivan Patriarchate, Patriarch Filaret expects the creation of a unified local Church in Ukraine by the end of 2018. The UOC-MP has said they do not recognize the Ukrainian Orthodox Church after giving her a Tomos of the Ecumenical Patriarch.


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