The delegation of the Kyivan Patriarchate led by Filaret arrived in the USA
The head of the Kyiv Patriarchate Filaret arrived in Chicago on September 14.
At the airport Filaret met representatives of the UOC-KP in the United States, the press service of the Kyiv Patriarchate.
The trip is accompanied by members of Filaret of the UOC-KP: “Metropolitan” Pereyaslav and Belotserkovsky Epiphanius, the speaker of the UOC-KP yevstratiy Zorya and the first Vice-rector of KOTA “Archpriest” Alexander Trofymlyuk.
At the airport the delegation was met by the rector of the parish of St. Andrew the first-called of UOC-KP in Bloomingdale Illinois “FR” Victor Polar, Chairman of the Board of the community Ivan Yaresko, representatives of the UOC-KP.
As reported by PWC, informed the representative of the Russian delegation in OSCE Oleg Shor has accused Washington of meddling in Church Affairs in Ukraine and stressed that the United States should think about the consequences of a possible split of the world of Orthodoxy.
In turn, the head of the DECR of the Russian Orthodox Church, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk proposed Fanaru to think about creating a unified national Church in America.