Filaret said about the fundamental conduct services in the Ukrainian language

Филарет заявил о принципиальном ведении служб на украинском языке

The head of the UOC-KP believes that liturgical language is fundamentally supposed to be Ukrainian

After the establishment in Ukraine of a single local Orthodox Church the language of worship is mostly Ukrainian.

The language of worship after the creation in Ukraine of a single local Orthodox Church to be mostly Ukrainian. This was stated by the Primate of the UOC-KP, Patriarch Filaret, in the Ternopil region, reports on Friday, October 12, 5 channel.

However, he noted that in some cases priests can use other languages, assuring that no harassment will not be.

“Fundamentally liturgical language should be Ukrainian. Sermon Ukrainian. But we will admit, and Church Slavonic and the sermon in the Russian language. That is not such a, you know, harassment in relation to liturgical language”, – said Filaret.

Recall the Synod of Constantinople on 11 October announced its decision on Ukraine. The Ecumenical Patriarch continues the procedure of granting of the Tomos of autocephaly of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church.

Earlier the UOC-KP of saili that the Holy Ecumenical Patriarchate lifted the anathema of Patriarch Filaret, and also took a decision on the recognition of the illegal annexation of the Kyivan Metropolitanate in 1686. This information was confirmed himself Filaret.

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