Epiphanius said that in the West of Ukraine do not support this idea
The Orthodox Church of Ukraine (PCU) will take the date of Christmas celebration and will conduct the reform of the Church calendar, when the majority of Ukrainians is ready.
The head of the DNC said that the Church is not opposed to moving the date of Christmas celebration.
“But now we see that not all support this idea. This is especially true of the Western region. Therefore, we will continue to educate and when we see that the vast majority of Orthodox Christians ready to change the calendar, we will carry out a calendar reform,” – said the Epiphany.
According to him, the DNC cannot put this issue on the agenda, while “getting back on its feet”. However, he added that in the Eastern regions there are no particular conflicts over the reform of the Church calendar.
Earlier, Epiphanius said that the Russian Orthodox Church (ROC), the latter recognizes the autocephaly of the ptsu.