The decision to Tomos for Ukraine is expected before the end of the day – Exarch Daniel

Решение о Томосе для Украины ожидается до конца дня - экзарх Даниил

Exarch Daniel expects a speedy decision on the Tomos

Discussion in Istanbul continues for several hours awaiting resolution.

A formal decision on the granting of the autocephaly of the Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Church is expected before the end of the day. On Thursday, October 11, told reporters the Exarch of the Patriarch of Constantinople, Archbishop Daniel Pamphylian from the United States, Radio Liberty reports.

The Church hierarchy, which had previously been in Kiev to prepare for the autocephaly of the UOC, now together with his colleague Bishop Hilarion reports on this issue at the meeting of the Synod of the Patriarchate of Constantinople.

Archbishop Daniel said that the discussion continues in Istanbul, and suggested that a formal decision can be made before the end of the day.

“The report was excellent, we had a meeting with the Patriarch, and this morning we continue. I hope that by the end of the day will be the official message. The report was accepted fine. I think everybody was interested in the Ukrainian question, there were many questions and answers. So I think that will be something positive. Is still a continuation of the presentation and discussion. I think in a few hours you will hear the results,” said Archbishop Daniel.

Recall, October 11 – the third and last day of the meeting of the Synod.

Earlier, the Metropolitan, the Austrian said that the decision to Tomos for Ukraine was postponed.

It was reported that the Tomos of autocephaly of the Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Church may obtain from the Ecumenical Patriarchate already October 9-11, 2018.

 

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