Believers all over the Ukraine testify to their faithfulness to the canonical UOC


Parishioners of the UOC in the village of Vesela met with the new rector and confirmed their loyalty to the UOC

Religious communities Severodonetsk, Zhytomyr and Balta eparchy expressed support for his head.

In different regions of Ukraine of the UOC believers continue to witness to their fidelity to the canonical Church headed by his Beatitude Metropolitan of Kyiv and all Ukraine Onuphrius, reports the outreach Department.

On February 2 in S. Merry Starobelsk district and the parishioners in honor of the icon of the Mother of God “Kazan” held a parish meeting at which the question of jurisdictional facilities of a religious community. Recall, January 20, the former Abbot of the temple priest Vladimir Maglena, moved to PCU and by the decree of the Archbishop of Severodonetsk and Starobilsk, was banned in the Ministry. 21 January in Veseloe village tried to hold a parish meeting, but due to the pressure exerted on believers, no decision was taken.

The congregation, with the blessing of Archbishop of Severodonetsk and Starobelsk Nicodemus, visited the Secretary of the Severodonetsk diocese, Archimandrite Irinarch (Timcke), which provided the community the new Abbot of the temple Archpriest Nikolai Pole. The believers held a vote, which under the Protocol, expressed his desire to remain in the bosom of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church. After the meeting, the clergy and the faithful made in the temple in honor of icon of mother of God “Kazanskaya” thanksgiving.

In sacred Alexander Nevsky’s temple S. Chohodarivka Shiryaevo district of the diocese of Balta of Odessa region on 1 February, a meeting was held religious communities in which those present voted unanimously for the faithful of the UOC and its Primate – his Beatitude Onufry, and also supported his ruling Bishop of the Metropolitan of Baltic and Anan Alexis.

In Holy cross the Church of the village Sinhury Zhytomyr diocese of the meeting held on January 31. It was attended by 65 permanent members, who took the unanimous decision to remain faithful to the canonical Church and his Beatitude Metropolitan of Kyiv and all Ukraine Onuphrius. The meeting was held in the presence of the Dean of the Zhytomyr district Archpriest Dimitri Novitsky, Chairman of the meeting was made by the parish rector priest Vadim Davnyuk

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