The UOC-MP offered to excommunicate the Ecumenical Patriarch

В УПЦ МП предлагают отлучить от церкви Вселенского патриарха

Archbishop Kliment (the last Supper) voiced the position of the UOC-MP to remove the anathema from Filaret

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew should be punished with anathema, said press Secretary of the UOC-MP, Archbishop Kliment (Vecherya).

The UOC-MP consider the decision of Constantinople about the removal of the anathema with the head of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Kyiv Patriarchate Patriarch Filaret and the head of the Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Church Patriarch Macarius “absolutely unlawful”. On Thursday, October 11, said the press Secretary of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate, Archbishop Kliment (Vecherya), reports TASS.

He believes that the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew should be punished by anathema.

“This solution is completely non-canonical, because this territory does not belong to the Patriarchate of Constantinople, how he can remove anathema? He has no Canon law. I think that such actions of Patriarch Bartholomew I gotta put the anathema,” – said the press Secretary of the UOC-MP.

Archbishop klyment said that the UOC-MP does not recognize the decision of the Patriarchate of Constantinople to grant Ukraine autocephaly.

“These actions we do not recognize and regard them as actions aimed at the split of Orthodoxy in Ukraine”, – he said.

Clement also said that the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate will not give its consent to merge with other churches.

According to him, the Moscow Patriarchate “is not exactly going to such Association”.

He added that he does not believe “in technical Association of the Kyiv Patriarchate with the second non-canonical Ukrainian Autocephalous Church, headed (Patriarch) Makarios”.

We will remind, at the session of the Synod of the Patriarchate of Constantinople on 11 October it was decided to continue the procedure for the granting of the Tomos of autocephaly of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church. Thus, officially launched the procedure for granting autocephaly of the Ukrainian Church.

Prior to this, the UOC-KP of saili that the Holy Ecumenical Patriarchate lifted the anathema of Patriarch Filaret, and also took a decision on the recognition of the illegal annexation of the Kyivan Metropolitanate in 1686. This information was confirmed himself Filaret.

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