The President, on behalf of Ukraine promised to the Patriarch to provide Stavropigio of the Ecumenical Patriarchate in the country in exchange for promoting a ptsu.
In the network appeared the text of the agreement of the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko with Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew of cooperation for the establishment of the Autocephalous Orthodox Church of Ukraine. The relevant text was published by the Professor of history of the Ostroh Academy, Andrey Smirnov on his page on Facebook, informs Rus.Media.
The agreement also stipulates that Ukraine is obliged to ensure the representation of the Ecumenical Patriarchate (stavropigio mission of the Ecumenical Patriarchate in Ukraine), to give him the buildings and facilities necessary for the work of stavropigio, and provide mission visa support.
In turn, the Ecumenical Patriarchate will contribute to the formation of the Orthodox Church of Ukraine and to establish contacts between the new Church and the Autocephalous Orthodox churches of other countries.
Add, January 5, in Istanbul Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew signed the Tomos of autocephaly of the ptsu. And the next day, January 6, Bartholomew officially handed Tomos first the head of the DNC, Metropolitan of Kyiv and all Ukraine Epiphany.