2020-03-25 19:24:00

Ukrainian monasteries will assign premises for Covid-19 patients

Kiev, March 25, Interfax - Metropolitan Onufry of Kiev and All Ukraine has urged bishops to organize the reception of patients at all monasteries of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, if the situation with the spread of the coronavirus worsens.

"In case of a critical deterioration of the situation with the spread of the coronavirus infection in which medical institutions will be unable to hospitalize all of the infected, monasteries of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church must be prepared to accept as many patients as possible," a letter of the head of the canonical Ukrainian Orthodox Church circulated among all dioceses on Wednesday says.