November 19, 2018
In preparation for the meeting of the Holy and Sacred Synod from November 27-29, 2018, the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople reiterates its sacred decision to grant the Tomos of Autocephaly to the Orthodox Church of Ukraine.
While the preparation process for the Holy Council (Sobor) of the Orthodox Church of Ukraine is underway, a concrete date will be presented within December 2018 for the confirmation and announcement by the Holy and Sacred Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate.
At the Ecumenical Patriarchate the 19th of November, 2018.
From the Chief Secretariat of the Holy and Sacred Synod
This official Communiqué appeared earlier today on the website of the Ecumenical Patriarchate.
See the extensive Ukraine section in our Archives by Author.
Orthodoxy in Dialogue seeks to promote the free exchange of ideas by offering a wide range of perspectives on an unlimited variety of topics. Our decision to publish implies neither our agreement nor disagreement with an author, in whole or in part.
Join the conversation in Orthodoxy in Dialogue’s Facebook group.
Check The Marketplace for your holiday gift-giving needs.
Please click here to read Feeding the Homeless on Christmas.