The Prelate told the President about the unprecedented pressure of Moscow.
Press Secretary of the President of Ukraine Svyatoslav Tsigalko reported on the meeting of Petro Poroshenko with representatives of the group of bishops of the UOC-MP, which support the granting of autocephaly of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church.
In Facebook Tsegolko wrote that during the meeting, Poroshenko told the leaders about his talks with Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, the agreement between Ukraine and the Patriarchate of Constantinople, and about the readiness of the Ecumenical Patriarchate to promote the unification of the Cathedral.
The Prelate told the President about the unprecedented pressure exerted on the bishops of the UOC-MP who are willing to join a single Church.
Recall, November 13, President Petro Poroshenko has held a meeting with the part of the hierarchs of the UOC-MP. The meeting was held behind closed doors in the Ukrainian house. The event was attended by at least three hierarchs of the UOC-MP. The perimeter of the building was guarded by National guard units.
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