The Primate of the Polish Orthodox Church his Beatitude Metropolitan of Warsaw and all Poland Sawa expresses its concern at the crisis situation in life of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, formed in the result of illegal actions of the Patriarchate of Constantinople. This is stated in the letter sent to the Primate of the UOC his Beatitude Metropolitan of Kyiv and all Ukraine Onuphrius, informs a portal “Orthodox life” with reference to Vzcz.church.ua.
In his message, his Beatitude Metropolitan Sawa recalls the decision of the Polish Orthodox Church from may 9, 2018, and sent to primates of all local Orthodox Churches. Among other things, it contained a warning that the current mood of the Church in Ukraine, if not properly appeased, destructive influence on the life of the world Orthodoxy and will bring in his sorrow and temptation.
“Now we see that it happened. Worry about it. The life of the Church and the faith of man is not a joke,” said his Beatitude, Metropolitan Sawa.
However, he expressed to his Beatitude Metropolitan Onufry “and all believers who stand on the basis of purity of faith, a certain dogmatic and canonical teachings of the Holy Orthodox Church,” the words of brotherly love and respect, and assured him of their prayers.