The United States welcomes the progress in the issue of Ukrainian autocephaly

U.S. Secretary of state Mike Pompeo called on Church leaders and officials of Ukraine to actively promote the values of tolerance and understanding towards the establishment of an independent Ukrainian Church, said at the Ukrainian Embassy in the United States.

“The United States supports freedom of religion and rights of religious groups, particularly the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, to profess freely their own faith without outside interference,” — said in a statement Dereceleri Mike Pompeo.

It is also noted that the United States respect the religious choice of the Ukrainians and we hope that it will others.

“Respect, tolerance and understanding is the key to peaceful coexistence and prosperity of people of different faiths. The United States urges the Church and the State to actively promote these values on the way to the creation of an independent Ukrainian Church,” the statement said.

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