Poroshenko commented on the agreement with Bartholomew

Порошенко прокомментировал договор с Варфоломеем

The signed document brings the process of creating a single Ukrainian Orthodox Church to the finish line.

Enclosed with the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, the agreement on cooperation and interaction brings the process of establishing an independent Orthodox Church of Ukraine to the finish line. About it on Tuesday. On 6 November, the President said Petro Poroshenko, UNIAN reports.

According to the President, the government strengthens the independence of Ukraine, including through the establishment of one national Orthodox Church.

“This is what the majority of Ukrainians dreamed of, hoped for, but did not expect that it will be possible so quickly. During a meeting with Ecumenical Patriarch signed the document, which takes this process to the finish line,” he said.

“An independent Church is a key element of independence. We clearly note that the state should not and will not interfere in Church activities, especially a foreign country-an aggressor”, – he added.

We will remind, during a visit to Istanbul Poroshenko and Patriarch Bartholomew signed a cooperation agreement between Ukraine and the Patriarchate of Constantinople. According to Poroshenko, the agreement completes the process of granting of the Tomos Ukraine, according to Patriarch Bartholomew, it can speed up the process.

 

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