Advisor to the President of Ukraine Rostislav Pavlenko and the head of the UOC-KP Filaret Denisenko
After meeting with Pavlenko, “Patriarch” Filaret sharply criticized in front of their “bishops” actions Fanara.
8 December 2018, Deputy head of the presidential Administration of Ukraine Rostislav Pavlenko met with the head of the UOC-KP Filaret Denisenko in private, told “Vesti”.
Advisor to the President tried to meet with Filaret without witnesses, but he insisted on the presence of the speaker of the UOC KP yevstratii Zorya and “metropolitans” of Epiphanius Dumenko and Dymytrii Rudiuk.
According to the witness, after the talks, the participants of the secret talks were very unhappy with each other.
When Pavlenko left the residence of Filaret, the head of the UOC-KP addressed their “bishops” sharply criticized the activities of Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople. He condemned ambitions Fanara and stated that Constantinople, forced to yield, and to provide the Ukrainian Church full freedom and independence.
Participants in the meeting reported that “Metropolitan” Epiphany Denisenko listened with an amused smile, although the “Patriarch” was extremely serious.
Previously, Rostyslav Pavlenko, said that the Charter of a Local Church will not take Constantinople.
December 10, 2018 “Patriarch” Filaret openly declared his disagreement with Constantinople on the procedure of the “unification Council.”