Ukraine to have unified local Orthodox Church, - Patriarch Filaret

18:47, 12 October 2018

The Ecumenical Patriarchate took decision to grant the autocephaly for Ukraine's Orthodox Church. The respective document appeared on the official website of the Patriarchate. This means Ukraine will soon get the full-fledged unified Orthodox Church.

Kyiv Patriarch Filaret said this during his meeting with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, which took place late Thursday. The religious leader congratulated the president on this historical event.