The UOC-KP will convene at the Cathedral of St. Andrew’s Day / photo Unanswere the Synod of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church-Kyiv Patriarchate convened on December 13, the Council of bishops.
About this Facebook reported the press Secretary of the UOC-Kyivan Patriarchate, Archbishop yevstratii Zoria.
According to him, the Council of bishops shall consider the results of the preparatory work for the Unification Council and make a decision on the Unification Cathedral, which will be held December 15.
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As UNIAN reported earlier, on 11 October at the meeting of the Synod of the Patriarchate of Constantinople was announced, which States that the Ecumenical Patriarchate continues the procedure of granting autocephaly churches in Ukraine.
In addition, it canceled the letter of the Synod of 1686, after which the Kievan Metropolia came under the jurisdiction of Moscow, restored the canonical status of the UOC of the Kyiv Patriarchate, Patriarch of Kyiv and all Rus-Ukraine Filaret and the head of the Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Church Macarius.
On 3 November, President Poroshenko and Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew signed an agreement on cooperation and interaction between Ukraine and the Ecumenical Patriarchate.
On 29 November, the Ecumenical Patriarchate approved the draft Charter of the Ukrainian Church, which granted the Tomos of autocephaly.
The day before, December 5, President Petro Poroshenko said that the Unification Council, which is to proclaim the establishment of the Autocephalous Orthodox Church in Ukraine, approve its Charter and elect a Primate will take place on 15 December 2018.