Metropolitan Vladimir Of Pochaev (Frost).
At the meeting of the Ternopil regional Council members, read out a message of Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople to Metropolitan Vladimir of Pochaev.
10 Dec Pochaev began the 4th plenary meeting of the 10th session of the Ternopil regional Council, the agenda of which was asked to consider 70 topical issues. However, according to the publication “pulse of the city”, to review the MPs passed only after it was read the greeting of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew to the Governor Pochayiv Lavra, Metropolitan Volodymyr (Moroz) with a call to participate in the “unification Council” Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Church.
Also the edition notes that at yesterday’s meeting was to consider the draft decision № 494 “On consideration of the petition of Pochaiv Holy Dormition Lavra on the granting of the mining lease for the development of Pochaev deposits of building sand Kremenets district”. The deputies decided to postpone this issue, citing the need for more detailed study. According to the Deputy Pochaiv city Council of Taras Palyanitsa, who was present at session of regional Council, members of the Pochaev Lavra, attending the meeting were disappointed by the decision to postpone the development of a career.
Recall, 23 November the Ministry of justice of Ukraine cancelled the re-construction of the Holy Dormition Pochayiv Lavra, and on November 28 the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine decided to return the Pochayiv monastery to the historical and architectural Kremenets-Pochayiv reserve. Lawyer Kremenecko-Pochayiv state historic and architectural reserve Igor had already reported on the likely scenarios around the Pochaev monastery: according to him, Laurus will not convert into a Museum, but can provide the use of a Single Local Church.