All members of Synod of Ecumenical Patriarchate sign Tomos for Ukraine’s Orthodox Church

All members of Synod of Ecumenical Patriarchate sign Tomos for Ukraine’s Orthodox Church

Ukrinform
On January 9, in Istanbul, all members of the Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate signed a tomos of autocephaly of the Orthodox Church of Ukraine.

The press service of the Ecumenical Patriarchate confirmed this to Ukrinform.

"Today, during the meeting of the Holy Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, its members signed the text of tomos of autocephaly of the united Orthodox Church of Ukraine," the press service of the Ecumenical Patriarchate said.

As reported, on January 5, Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew signed a tomos of autocephaly of the Orthodox Church of Ukraine.

On January 6, the ceremony to hand over the tomos of autocephaly to the united Orthodox Church of Ukraine took place at the Patriarchal Church of St. George in Istanbul. Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew gave the document to Metropolitan of Kyiv and All Ukraine Epiphanius.

In Ukraine, the tomos of autocephaly for the first time was exhibited to the public during a liturgy in St. Sophia Cathedral on Christmas Day, January 7.


Let’s get started read our news at facebook messenger > > > Click here for subscribe

While citing and using any materials on the Internet, links to the website ukrinform.net not lower than the first paragraph are mandatory. In addition, citing the translated materials of foreign media outlets is possible only if there is a link to the website ukrinform.net and to the website of a foreign media outlet. Citing and using materials in offline media, mobile apps, Smart TV are allowed only with written permission from Ukrinform. News and publications marked as "Advertisement" and "PR" and articles in the section "Releases" include promoted content, and an advertiser is responsible for the content.

© 2015-2019 Ukrinform. All rights reserved.

Website design Studio Laconica

Extended searchHide extended search
By period:
-