2019-05-02 15:24:00

Zelensky, Metropolitan Onufry discuss Ukrainian religious life

Kiev, May 2, Interfax - Metropolitan Onufry of Kiev and all Ukraine and Ukrainian President-elect Vladimir Zelensky met at the metropolitan's residence in Feofania, the information and educational department of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church (UOC) said.

"Vladimir Alexandrovich offered Easter greetings to Metropolitan Onufry. The primate of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church congratulated the president-elect on the main Orthodox Christian holiday and his election as the president of the Ukrainian state," the statement said.

Metropolitan Onufry blessed Zelensky for "his new and responsible endeavor of serving Ukraine and its people."

The interlocutors discussed "the situation, which has unfolded in the Ukrainian religious sphere," it said.