Patriarch Bartholomew is waiting for the Epiphany at the Phanar Dumenko
In an official communiqué Fanar proclaims the establishment of the new Church and invites her Chapter for concelebration and the presentation of the Tomos.
Fanar officially announced the completion of the “unifying Synod (Council)” and the establishment of the new Church. This is stated in the communiqué of the Patriarchate of Constantinople.
“In this context, announced that Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew invited Him the Bliss of Epiphany for concelebration of the divine Liturgy in the Phanar on the big feast of the Epiphany, and provide the Tomos on the establishment of new Autocephalous sister Churches.” – the document says.
Also communique says Epiphanius, “addressed to His Holiness, the Ecumenical Patriarch expressed his respect and asked for good wishes and the blessing of Mother Church.”
After the election of the head of the DNC, Epiphanius Dumenko, speaking on stage, publicly thanked Poroshenko and Parubiy. Patriarch Bartholomew he thanked in a private telephone conversation.