The U.S. Embassy congratulates Ukrainians with the creation of “independent” Churches


At the U.S. Embassy in Kyiv, congratulated the head of the DNC

In the diplomatic office noted that they support the right of Ukrainian citizens to believe in its sole discretion.

The U.S. Embassy in Kiev congratulated Ukrainians with the historical Cathedral and the creation of local, independent Ukrainian Orthodox Church. A statement published on the official page of the Embassy on Twitter.

“We support the right of all Ukrainians to believe in its sole discretion. Tolerance and moderation are the key to a peaceful transition to people with different religious beliefs can live and prosper together,” added the Agency.

December 15 was held the “unification Council”, which the head of the new Church structure was chosen protege Filaret “Metropolitan” Epiphany. Later, Patriarch Bartholomew invited Epiphanius to concelebration of the Liturgy at the Phanar, and providing him with Thomas. In the UOC, said that after the “unification Council” dissenters left the dissenters, and the Church – Church

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