The leader of the party “Batkivshchyna” Yulia Tymoshenko
The leader of the party “Batkivshchyna” declared that the state will do “everything possible” for the approval of the Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Church.
Yulia Tymoshenko promised to establish responsibility for the denial of a Single national Church in Ukraine. About this politician said on the forum “a New social doctrine, New opportunities for everyone” in Kiev on 23 November, Interfax reported.
According to her, the state will do “everything possible” for the approval of the Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Church, “we not only create, but also protect by all available legal means”.
“We will provide severe penalties for any vandalism, incitement to violence, we introduce the denial of our Church. We will provide full support and secure the protection of our Ukrainian bishops who will protect the temples”, – said Yulia Tymoshenko.
Tymoshenko said earlier that receiving the Tomos of autocephaly is an important part of the struggle for independence of Ukraine.