The head of the UOC KP on the “unification Council”
According to journalists, that the charges of delegation of the Kyiv Patriarchate and the UAOC have delayed the holding of the “unification Council.”
The Kyiv Patriarchate and the Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Church before the “unification Council” disbanded. This was stated by the yevstratiy Zorya.
According to him, December 15, representatives of the UAOC and the UOC-KP held a special meeting, which decided to dissolve itself and “through the merger formed one Local Church.”
According to RBC-Ukraine, it charges the UAOC and the UOC-KP was held the “unification Council.” In addition, it is noted that Filaret is assigned the status of “honorary Patriarch.” Also “the Cathedral” formed the Synod of the PCU, which is supposed to by 12 bishops and the Primate. In the Synod, as permanent members, includes Filaret, Makari, Maletić and Metropolitan Simeon (Shostatsky).
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 the Church.