Bartholomew asks the Romanian Church to support the autocephaly of the UOC

Варфоломей просит Румынскую церковь поддержать автокефалию УПЦ

The Ecumenical Patriarch stressed that the move aimed at resolving the canonical schisms in the Orthodox world.

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew addressed the hierarchs of the Romanian Orthodox Church, urging them to contribute to the establishment of a Unified Ukrainian Orthodox Church. On Sunday, November 25, according to UNN.

“These days at the urging of Church officials in Ukraine, who for many years trying to obtain Church body… in this regard, the Synod adopted the decision to grant Kiev – the ancient Church of the region of Constantinople, the Autocephalous… I am sure that the Romanian Orthodox Church will participate in the preservation of the unity and righteousness of the Church”, – is told in the message of the Ecumenical Patriarch.

The appeal of Patriarch Bartholomew also said that the move aimed at resolving the canonical schisms in the Orthodox world.

The Ecumenical Patriarch also recalled that there are 14 Autocephalous Orthodox churches, nine of which received autocephaly to the Orthodox Church, and some of the Patriarchal dignity.

Eight of them, “including the Romanian Orthodox Church, part of the body of the Mother-Church of Constantinople”.

The autocephaly of the UOC. All the details Thomas for Ukraine

Earlier Finnish Church supported Tomos for Ukraine. The Primate of the Finnish Orthodox Church noted that “Ukrainians have the right to establish their own Church.

At the same time in the Armenian Apostolic Church opposed the granting of the Tomos Ukraine.


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