Filaret discussed with the US Ambassador in Ukraine “inter-Church cooperation”


Marie Yovanovitch and the head of the UOC-KP Filaret

U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine, Marie Yovanovitch met with Filaret in the residence of the UOC-KP.

29 August 2018, the U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine, Marie Yovanovitch held a meeting with the head of the UOC-KP Filaret. This reports the press service of the Kyivan Patriarchate.

The meeting was also attended by representatives of the Embassy and the speaker of the UOC-KP yevstratiy Zorya.

Filaret own behalf and on behalf of the ck KP expressed his condolences over the death of us Senator John McCain and called him a great friend of Ukraine.

During the meeting the sides discussed prospects for the development of interchurch and Church-state interaction that will promote democratic values in Ukraine.

Earlier religious themes, as well as the issue of creating national Church in Ukraine was addressed at the meeting of Archbishop of Athens Hieronymus with the United States Ambassador in Athens, Geoffrey Pyatt.

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