2019-01-05 17:26:00

Patriarch Bartholomew signs tomos of autocephaly for a new Ukrainian church

Kiev, January 5, Interfax - Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew has signed the tomos of autocephaly for the Orthodox Church of Ukraine at St. George's Cathedral in Istanbul.

The ceremony was broadcast live by Ukrainian television channels on Saturday.

The tomos will be delivered to Epiphany Dumenko on January 6.

He was elected as head of a new Ukrainian church at a unification assembly on December 15, 2018.