2019-01-10 14:34:00

Tomos returns from Istanbul to Ukraine

Kiev, January 10, Interfax - The tomos on the autocephaly of the Orthodox Church of Ukraine has already returned to Ukraine from Istanbul, where it was signed by all members of the Synod of the Constantinople Patriarchate on January 9, Ukrainian President Pyotr Poroshenko said.

"The tomos returned to Ukraine this morning. It is here, in Rovno, by the decision of the head, with the blessing of His Holiness," Poroshenko said at the Holy Virgin Protection Cathedral in Rovno on Thursday.

The tomos was brought into the church by clergymen and shown to the congregation, the president said.