In Vinnytsia region 20 parishes of the UOC-MP has moved into the local Church

В Винницкой области 20 приходов УПЦ МП перешли в поместную церковь

Metropolitan Symeon of Vinnytsia and bar

At this stage the Church parishes to join the new Church, together with the abbots.

In Vinnytsia oblast of the thousands of parishes of the UOC-MP Orthodox churches of Ukraine joined 20 churches. On Wednesday, December 26, reports UNN with reference to the Secretary of the Vinnytsia diocese of the PCU of the archdeacon Vladislav Demchenko.

“There is a process of joining the parishes of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate to the Orthodox Church of Ukraine… at this point crossed the parish in the city of Vinnitsa, Vinnitsa area, Kozyatyn district, Kalinowski. As far as I know, have already decided the parish and asked her priest in other regions: Chernivtsi, Tomashpolsky district,” – said Demchenko.

In particular, in Vinnytsia Orthodox churches of Ukraine joined the community of the Church of the icon of the mother of God, which is the oldest hospital Church in Vinnytsia region, the rock of Holy Trinity Church and Church of the Nativity of the blessed virgin.

Archdeacon Vladislav Demchenko noted that in some parishes where the priests don’t want to go to the subordination of the Orthodox Church of Ukraine, insists the community. If the priest disagrees, people can ask the diocese to find someone else who agrees to go. But now, according to him, mostly religious cross together with the priest.

In order that the congregation could move in obedience DNC needs to vote for it in the meeting of a religious community, but sometimes all the inhabitants of the village are organized and make decisions.

According to the Protodeacon, the transition process, the parish may last for several years. He added that, in addition to Vinnytsia, ptsu already transferred to the diocese of Khmelnytskyi, Lviv, and Kyiv regions.

As reported a few days earlier in the Lviv region the first Church was moved to the PCU.

We will remind, in Vinnytsia passed in ptsu Metropolitan Simeon continues to serve in the Cathedral belonging to the UOC-MP.

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