Judge Sergei Fedchishin, which today was to conduct the hearing in the case of the Metropolitan. Simeon (Ostacolo) against the Kyiv metropolis of the UOC, is on sick leave.
30 January 2019 in Vinnitsa city court was scheduled for hearing on the suit is banned in Ministry of Metropolitan Simeon (Ostacolo), in which it requires to restore it to the position of ruling Bishop of the diocese of Vinnytsia.
According to the SPM, the judge Sergey Fedchishin, who took lead on this case, seriously ill, and doctors still can’t give him an accurate diagnosis.
Under the walls of the Vinnytsia city court gathered numerous believers of the UOC who disagree with the actions you do in the service of the Metropolitan. Prayer standing people Express support for the Ukrainian Orthodox Church and Her Primate, his Beatitude Metropolitan Onufry.
At the moment people are expecting the official announcement of the transfer of the court.
The SPM monitors the development of events.
We will remind, the Metropolitan Simeon (Shostatsky) through the courts seeking the return itself Vinnytsia Department and prohibition of activity of Archbishop Varsonofy as a ruling Bishop. In its lawsuit, the Hierarch asks the court to cancel the decree of the Primate of the UOC his Beatitude Metropolitan of Kyiv and all Ukraine Onuphrius, 17 December 2018, which he was dismissed from the office of the Vinnytsia diocese of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church and banned from serving