Bulgarian Metropolitan mentions the OCU Primate at Liturgy
On November 27, in the Church of St. Athanasius and Sts Damaskinos Stouditis, Metropolitan Nicholas of Plovdiv (Bulgarian Orthodox Church) led the worship in co-service with Metropolitan Stephen of Philippi, Naples and Thassos, Bishop of Andrianopolska, Abbot of the Rila of the monastery of the BOC and local Metropolitan Ioann of Langadas, Litia and Rentinia.
Ukrainian theologian Ilya Bey wrote about it in via social networks.
"Despite the fact that the Liturgy was headed by a guest, the deacon read out the local diptych, in which, of course, Metropolitan Epifaniy of Kyiv is also included," the theologian noted,
As RISU has already reported, on November 20, 2019, on the eve of the day of remembrance of St. Archangel Michael the Primate of the OCU, Metropolitan Epifaniy led the All-Night Vigil in the Cathedral of the Orthodox Church of Ukraine - St. Michael's Golden-domed Cathedral.
Metropolitan Epifaniy was concelebrated by Bishop Isaiah of Sumperk (vicar of Olomouc-Brno Diocese of the Church of the Czech Lands and Slovakia), the Ecumenical Patriarch's Exarch Archimandrite Michael, the brethren of the monastery and invited clergy.