Metropolitan Epifaniy discussed with Saakashvili process of OCU recognition
Metropolitan Epifaniy of Kyiv and all Ukraine met with the third President of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili on June 4. The parties discussed the process of recognition of the Orthodox Church of Ukraine by other local Orthodox Churches, and in particular by the Georgian Orthodox Church.
It was reported by the website of the OCU.
They also referred to the current inter-confessional situation in our country and the unity of all Ukrainian Orthodoxy. Mikheil Saakashvili highly appreciated the activity of the Primate aimed at the development of the Local Ukrainian Orthodox Church.
In his turn, Metropolitan Epifaniy thanked the distinguished guest for his visit and noted that there was still a lot of work ahead. The Primate stressed that although Moscow is trying to create all possible obstacles, the recognition of the autocephaly of the Ukrainian Church and the unification of the Orthodox Ukrainians around it will take place regardless.