Archimandrite Kirill (Govorun).
Unlike the Catholic Church where the final decision is the Pope of Rome, in Orthodoxy, the issues are the Cathedral voice all the local Churches.
Recognition of the Ecumenical Patriarchate is not enough for the new Ukrainian Church gained full legitimacy. This was written in the column for the “New time” researcher at Columbia University in the USA, Archimandrite Kirill (Govorun).
According to him, the formation of the independent Ukrainian Church will require considerable effort on the part of Church and state diplomacy, and its completion “it is necessary to wait very long.”
“Unlike the Catholic Church where the final point puts one man – the Pope – Orthodox issues are the Cathedral voice all the local Churches,” – said Archimandrite.
Recall the name of Archimandrite Cyril (Hovorun) was mentioned as possible contenders for the leadership in the DNC. The presidential administration has not made Archimandrite in the lists of participants of the “unification Council”, although he specially flew in to Kiev from Los Angeles.
As reported by the SPM, 5 January 2019 at 12:41 Kyiv time Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew signed the Tomos of autocephaly for Ukraine. The ROC already said that the signed Tomos has no canonical force, and is just paper.