The Bishop of Volyn and Lutsk Nathanael
In Volyn deputies decline the Manager of the Volyn eparchy come to the “unification Council”.
Gorokhovsky, the deputies of the regional Council appealed to the Bishop of Volyn and Lutsk Nathanael with the requirement to participate in the “unification Council” of the Orthodox Church in Ukraine. It is reported by the peas.district.
The decision to appeal to the hierarchs of the UOC of the deputies adopted at the meeting Gorokhovskiy district Council, where he was unanimously voted by all present.
“The establishment of the Autocephalous Orthodox Church in Ukraine will strengthen the unity of the Ukrainian society, will contribute to peace, freedom and prosperity of the Ukrainian state. I hope and believe that You are wise and just Lord, will not deny the blessing and welcome the blessing to create a Local Orthodox Church in Ukraine”, – the statement says.
Earlier in Zhytomyr, the local authorities wrote a call to the hierarchs of the UOC to support the establishment of autocephaly. As reported by the SPM, the head of the Legal Department of the UOC Archpriest Oleksandr bakhov said that today bishops of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church want to be forced to participate in the “unification Council”.