Announced the expected date for consideration by the Constantinople of the Ukrainian question – Your Bible

1 to 3 will be held September meeting of the Assembly of bishops Ecumenical Patriarchate. It is not excluded that it will be resolved, “the Ukrainian Church question”, according to fanarion.blogspot.

Most news, the reason for the meeting. Will be “considered issues relating to the Mother Church and, more generally, of Orthodoxy,” writes RICE.

First, the Ecumenical Patriarchate on pan-Orthodox meetings, doesn’t call itself “the mother Church”, the epithet is used only when talking about Ukraine or the Kyiv metropolis.

Second, the Tomos is really important in the context of the entire Orthodox world.

It should be noted that in the practice of the local Orthodox Churches is fundamentally important decisions are made as follows: first session of the Synod (narrow circle of influential bishops) , on which a decision is made, then the Council or the Assembly of bishops, which discussed and approved the decision.

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