The former President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said that he was proud excited against him the matter in connection with the receipt of the Tomos of autocephaly of the so-called Orthodox Church in Ukraine (PCU).
"Dozens of politically motivated cases filed against me by the order (of the President of Ukraine – ed.) Zelensky, there is one that I am particularly proud of. This is a case of Tomos, which granted independence to the Orthodox Church of Ukraine... In key positions in the office of the President now are people who openly lobbied for the interests of the Russian Church in Ukraine", - Poroshenko said in a video message published on his page in Facebook on Tuesday on the occasion of the baptism of Rus.
Non-canonical Orthodox Church of Ukraine (PCU) will not hold the procession on the occasion of 1032 th anniversary of the baptism of Kievan Rus, the Minister of culture Alexander Tkachenko.
Earlier, the head of the canonical Ukrainian Orthodox Church (UOC-MP) Metropolitan Onufriy because of the threat of coronavirus has decided to cancel the holding of the procession on the anniversary of baptism of Kievan Rus, which was scheduled for 27-28 July.
The Moscow Patriarchate called "magical practices" of so-called online communion in schismatic "Orthodox churches of Ukraine" (ptsu), which "cannot be taken seriously".
Earlier one of representatives of the DNC decided in the context of isolation and quarantine to perform "Liturgy" and "communion" of members in remote mode over the Internet, called during this action to put in front of the computer screens, the bread and wine, which, according to his statement, ostensibly after prayers would be a "Holy sacrament".
In Ukraine ignite passion around the main Orthodox shrines — Kiev-Pechersk Lavra. The dissenters demand that the authorities took her away from the canonical Ukrainian Orthodox Church. The petition for the transfer of the monastery of the self-proclaimed "Orthodox Church of Ukraine" caused a huge resonance. In the media there is a tough campaign against the inhabitants of the monastery. The situation is tense so that believers are afraid of civil war.
A crowd of young men in balaclavas with metal rods in his hands. But on the contrary, elderly women in headscarves with icons and crosses. At that moment, the nationalists rushed to his congregation. The fight to join the fighters "Berkut". They manage to push back the attackers from the gates of the Kiev-Pechersk Lavra.