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Prime Minister met with leaders of Ukrainian Orthodox Churches of the Ecumenical Patriarchate
28.07.2015 | 09:50
Information and Communication Department of the Secretariat of the CMU

On Monday, July 27, Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk met with the Primate of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Canada, Metropolitan Yurij (Kalishchuk), and the Primate of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA, Metropolitan Antony (Shcherba).

During the meeting the parties have discussed cooperation of the Ukrainian Diaspora with Ukraine, the development of church-state relations, social, charitable and missionary activity of the Churches of Ukraine. Special attention was paid to the problems of Christian unity in Ukraine.

On behalf of the Government of Ukraine and from him personally Arseniy Yatsenyuk asked the leaders of the Ukrainian churches in unity with the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople to convey gratitude to Patriarch Bartholomew I of Constantinople for his steadfast and sincere attention to Ukraine and its people.

The meeting was attended by Ukraine’s MP, Adviser to the Prime Minister of Ukraine Viktor Yelenskyi and Adviser to the Primate of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Canada Danylo Bilak.


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