Honorary Patriarch Filaret ignored the statement of the National Control Center on the signs of a split and sent out invitations to the “local council” on June 20.
Reports about it Cerkvarium.
At the disposal of the publication also appeared an exclusive copy of the invitations, which Filaret sends to the Bishops of the PCU.
"I invite you to take part in the Local Council of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Kyiv Patriarchate, which will be held in the St. Vladimir Patriarchal Cathedral of the city of Kiev on June 20, 2019 at 11:00," the invitation text says. The invitation is dated June 14th.
Earlier, the CCP stated that the “local council”, which the honorary head of the CCP, Filaret decided to call for the restoration of the Kyiv Patriarchate, is non-statutory and will have canonical and legal consequences. In the CCU, it is noted that Filaret himself convened a unifying council and voted for his decision, therefore, that he changed his mind in a few months cannot serve as a reason for its abolition.
We also wrote that Filaret said that they could have bribed the bishops in voting for the head of the CCP.
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