Church of the Epiphany, belonging to the UAOC
Supporters of the UAOC won in court against the Kievan “Patriarchate.”
Lviv “diocese” of the UAOC overturned through the courts, the transition of the village community Travel under the jurisdiction of the Kievan “Patriarchate,” according to the High Castle.
In 2016, the head of Lviv regional state administration Oleg sinyutka approved a new Charter of the Church of the Epiphany, which allowed parts of the community to move to the UOC-KP.
The Lviv district administrative court quashed the order of Synyutky and actually returned the Church to Autocephalous status. The help of the Department of culture, nationalities and religions of Lviv regional state administration said that for the exit of the UAOC expressed 286 villagers Travel.
However, the court decided that this was not enough, because the village is home to about 1,000 people. In addition, the decision to move is illegitimate, because the camp community was not “Abbot” of the temple. On these grounds the court decided to satisfy the statement of the UAOC.
In 2016, the Parliament initiated legislation aimed at easing the transition of believers from one jurisdiction to another. At the same time, they contain a number of unconstitutional and discriminatory provisions, which open wide possibilities for seizure of Church property to believers.