The Church of the Moscow Patriarchate in Ukraine is part of a single local Orthodox Church.
The Archbishop of Chernihiv and Nizhyn Yevstratov Zorya said that carried out in the UOC-MP the ordinances and ceremonies remain valid during the transition from it to the Orthodox Church of Ukraine.
According to him, Church of the Moscow Patriarchate in Ukraine is part of a single local Orthodox Church.
He denied widespread rumors among the faithful that were committed in the UOC-MP of the sacrament is non-canonical and neblagodatnym.
Dawn is convinced that these rumors are the result of many years of Russian propaganda regarding the non-canonical Ukrainian churches and the non-recognition of the sacraments performed there, particularly baptisms and weddings. However, one local ptsu behave will not.
15 Dec in the Sophia of Kyiv hosted the unity Council, at which the secret ballot was elected the Primate of the United Orthodox Church of Ukraine. It was Metropolitan of Pereyaslav and Belotserkovsky Epiphanius (Dumenko). To the Unification Council also approved the Statute of the Church.
The Tomos of autocephaly elected Primate will present the Ecumenical Patriarch in Constantinople on 6 January 2019.
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