In Odessa region the first parish moved to PCU

В Одесской области первый приход перешел в ПЦУ

In Odessa region the parishes of the UOC-MP also began to move in ptsu

Parishioners are awaiting a decree of Metropolitan Epiphanios and the appointment of the priest in their parish, it may happen as early as next week.

In Odessa region the parishioners of St. Dimitry Church in village Puzhaikove decided to move from the Moscow Patriarchate to the Orthodox Church of Ukraine, according to Duma.

The father of one of the prisoners in Russia Ukrainian sailors, Victor Soroka said that the decision was taken at Christmas, January 7.

According to him, after the Liturgy, held a meeting, which gathered more than 300 signatures of parishioners.

“A couple of days and will be 500-600. The situation is that 90% of the parishioners – for the transition to the Ukrainian Church,” – said Forty.

At the moment, the congregation are awaiting the decree of Metropolitan Epiphanios and the appointment of the priest in their parish. It is expected that this can already happen next week.

“Today we were visited by the Dean of the Moscow Patriarchate and told us that we are in subjection to the Turks that we are not supposed to do that. But the people did not agree with his arguments,” – said Forty.

Krasnovolia in the village of Manevychi district of Volyn region community, which was transferred to the Orthodox Church of Ukraine, were not allowed in St. Michael’s Church Bishop of the UOC-MP Nathanael, and other priests who obey the Moscow Patriarchate.

In the village Vorsivka Zhytomyr region supporters of the DNC blocked the entrance to the Church the priests of the UOC-MP. Its action citizens explain the fact that earlier the community of the village at the General meeting have decided that will go to the Orthodox Church of Ukraine.

In turn, the priests claim that the people who came are not a religious community and have no right to Express such an opinion.

We will remind that in the Nikolaev area religious community of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate was transferred to the Orthodox Church of Ukraine.

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