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Offline DanielBodnar

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Should the state interfere in Church affairs this way?
« on: March 13, 2018, 04:37:58 AM »
Just see how easily this "patriot" denies separation of Church and state: http://theinformer.life/constantinople-proved-commitment-national-ukrainian-orthodox-church-kyiv-loosen-grip/

In his recent article, Ukrainian lawyer from Canada criticizes Kyiv for being not aware of secret talks between the Ukrainian Orthodox Church - Kyivan Patriarchate  and the Russian Orthodox Church. In the same time he praises secular authorities for urging self-proclaimed Patriarch Filaret to name the person whom His Holiness would prefer as a successor to the Kyivan See.

According to the author, influence and mediation of Ukrainian Government is crucial for Constantinople to claim its jurisdiction over the Kyiv Metropolis and unite Orthodox believers under the omophorion of the Ecumenical Patriarch.

But will such intervention of the state really unite Orthodox Ukrainians, if they don't what any ecclesiastical peace by themselves?
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