Kiev accused the UOC-MP in collaboration with the LC

Киев обвинил УПЦ МП в сотрудничестве с ЛНР

The Ministry of culture urged the Church to publicly condemn the military aggression of Russia.

The Ministry of culture of Ukraine accuses the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate in cooperation with the Luhansk separatists. This is stated in the statement on the Agency’s website.

According to the Ministry of culture, in early may, the separatist resource Source published an interview with the head of the so-called “Committee on Affairs of religion and spirituality LC” Andrew Lycaeum, in which he stated that his appointment had been the Metropolitan of Luhansk and Alchevsk, a permanent member of the Holy Synod of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church Archbishop Mitrofan (Yurchuk).

In this regard, the Ministry of culture called the UOC to publicly condemn the military aggression of Russian Federation against Ukraine and to stop cooperating with terrorists.

“Also appeal to law enforcement agencies and offer to provide anti-Ukrainian actions and statements of some representatives of the clergy and the higher clergy of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church proper legal assessment”, – stated in the message.

The Ministry also noted that since 2014, open sources of information, record the materials, pointing to “the facts of Frank cooperation of the representatives of the clergy and the higher clergy of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church who are temporarily not controlled by Ukrainian authorities territories with representatives of Pro-Russian terrorist organizations DNR and LNR”.

This trend in the Ministry of culture called it shameful.

As reported Корреспондент.netpreviously Metropolitan of the UOC-MP Onufry has denied allegations of separatism. According to him, the Church “does not build nor Russian, nor Ukrainian world do not build”.

“We are building the peace of God. …If the peace of God be in us, and the Ukraine is a good country, a strong, powerful,” – said the Primate of the UOC-MP.

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