2018-10-11 23:17:00

Patriarchate of Constantinople announces establishment of direct rule over Kiev parishes - Synod decision

Istanbul, October 11, Interfax - The Patriarchate of Constantinople has announced its decision to establish direct rule over Kiev parishes and monasteries, its Synod resolved in Istanbul on Thursday.

"To reestablish, at this moment, the Stavropegion of the Ecumenical Patriarch in Kiev, one of its many Stavropegia in Ukraine that existed there always," according to the Synod's announcement published on the official site of the Church of Constantinople.