Metropolitan Epiphanius was elected as the head of the unified Orthodox Church of Ukraine

15 December 2018 17:33  69192081 0193982
Metropolitan Epiphanius was elected as the head of the unified Orthodox Church of Ukraine

39-year-old Metropolitan of Pereyaslav and Bila Tserkva Epiphanius is close to the primate of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Kyiv Patriarchate Filaret and is a patriarchal governor.

On December 13, the Council of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Kyiv Patriarchate nominated Epiphanius for the primate of the unified Orthodox Church. According to the "Ukrainska Pravda", 30 of 40 hierarchs voted for him.

Tags: primate, unified Orthodox Church of Ukraine, Metropolitan Epiphanius, election

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