The head of the UOC-KP Filaret
Filaret decided to remind you that autocephaly in Georgia destroyed the Russian state and the history of experiencing the Ukrainian Church.
The head of the UOC-KP Filaret hoped that the Georgian Orthodox Church will support autocephaly in Ukraine. About this Filaret said in an interview to “Echo of the Caucasus”.
The head of the Kievan “Patriarchate” recalled that there was a time when the Russian government destroyed the autocephaly of the Georgian Church and appointed the Russian Exarch in Tbilisi.
“Now the Georgian Church needs to remember history, – quotes the words of the leader of the UOC-KP “Echo of the Caucasus”. – The same story is going through the Ukrainian Orthodox Church. What we want from the Georgian Church? We want to, when the Ukrainian Church will receive the Tomos of autocephaly, Georgian Church went into prayer unity with the Ukrainian Orthodox Church.
Filaret’s counting on it, because the Georgian people support the Ukrainian people as well as the Ukrainian people support the Georgian people.
“On this basis, we hope that the Georgian Church supports the autocephaly of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church”, – concluded the leader of the Kievan “Patriarchate.”
Earlier, the Georgian Church has officially denied the words of the speaker of Parliament Andriy Parubiy on the fact that the Patriarch of Georgia Ilia II hopes for a positive decision of the Ecumenical Patriarchate on the autocephaly of the Ukrainian Church.