Groysman congratulated Patriarch Filaret on the 50th anniversary of Ministry in the Kyiv cathedra

Гройсман поздравил Патриарха Филарета с 50-летием служения на Киевской кафедре

Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman congratulated Patriarch Filaret on the 50th anniversary of Ministry in the Kyiv cathedra and visited jubilee Academy, held on this occasion, the press service of the Cabinet.

Groisman noted an outstanding role of Filaret in Ukraine’s history, noting that he inspires Ukrainians on the right things and feats.

“You strengthen our country, you will strengthen your spirituality, you inspire Ukrainians on the right things, our soldiers – for the courageous feat and courage, because we all believe that the enemy will back down, Ukraine will win and the Ukrainians will live in peace, in joy and harmony”, – said the Prime Minister.

Groisman also thanked Patriarch Filaret for many years of service and expressed his respect on behalf of the government. “We will do everything to make the way for our Ukrainian Church was opened to him there were no obstacles, and spirituality, faith is only strengthened,” he stressed.

“I deeply believe that all the successes that will occur in our modern history, will be associated with you”, – said the head of government.

We will remind, in celebration of the 50th anniversary of Ministry in the Kyiv cathedra of Patriarch Filaret addressed the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko.

Earlier, Poroshenko noted the importance of establishing a local Orthodox Church.

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