The Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate withdrew an anathema from the Patriarch of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Kyiv Patriarchate Filaret and the presiding officer of the Ukrainian Provocative Autocephalous Church of Makariy and declared them to be canonical. This is reported by the well-known Greek edition Orthodoxia.info with reference to its own sources, Ukrainska Pravda writes.
It is noted that both peacekeepers sent their requests for appeal to the Ecumenical Patriarchate, which was followed by such a decision.
As reported by Archbishop Yevstraty of Chernihiv and Nizhyn, a spokesman of the UOC-KP Yevstratyi Zoryа, information on this came from several sources at once.
“We are waiting for an official announcement from the Holy Synod,” he added.