The decision to Tomos for Ukraine was postponed, the Metropolitan of the Austrian

Решение о Томосе для Украины отложили, - митрополит Австрийский

On the sidelines of the Synod, noted that the decision to Tomos for Ukraine, the Ecumenical Patriarch will take only when there will come a “right time”.

The issue of granting the Ukrainian Orthodox Church autocephaly has been postponed. About it to journalists was declared by the Austrian Metropolitan and Exarch of Hungary Arseny Carbamates, said on Wednesday, October 10, DW.

According to him, the meeting of the Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, it was decided to defer a decision on the granting of autocephaly for the Church in Ukraine. The decision to Tomos for Ukraine, the Ecumenical Patriarch will take only when there will come a “right time”, stressed Arseniy on the sidelines of the Synod.

Alluding to the tensions between Constantinople and Moscow on the Ukrainian question, he said, “We do not wish to create any new problems, but with God’s help we will do so that everything was peaceful”.

Official statements about this yet.

The next meeting of the Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate will be held from 9 to 11 November.

Earlier 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.

Before that, in the Patriarchate of Constantinople has published a 29-page text of the Ecumenical throne and the Church of Ukraine – said documents stating the right of Constantinople to grant autocephaly to the Ukrainian Church.

 

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