2018-10-11 23:16:00

Poroshenko vows to respect rights of believers who remain loyal to Moscow Patriarchate

Kiev, October 11, Interfax - The state will respect the choice of the Orthodox believers who decide to remain within the church structure loyal to the Russian Orthodox Church, Ukrainian President Pyotr Poroshenko said.

"I guarantee that the state of Ukraine will respect the choice of those who decide to remain within the church structure which will retain unity with the Russian Orthodox Church," the president said in a video address on Thursday.