OCU criticizes Metropolitan Onufriy's statements at the meeting with Russian prisoners
His Eminence Yevstratiy noted that Onufriy's position on the Russian-Ukrainian war, expressed by him with the phrase "It turned out as it turned out", is similar to an excuse to the rashists, saying, "You were not met with flowers, but how, I'm sorry."
In addition, the OCU was outraged by the wish of Mitropoit Onufriy to the captured rashists "that God protect you, all people who are on the battlefield."
He drew attention to the fact that Metropolitan Onufriy did not condemn the evil that the invaders brought to the Ukrainian land, did not call on them to repent for the murders and destruction, but on the contrary, wished them God's protection.
The spokesman of the Synod of the OCU also noted that the words of the head of the UOC-MP about "the war of peoples who came out of the same baptismal font, among themselves" are actually a Kremlin narrative, a statement about the "civil war" that Russia is promoting.
Archbishop Yevstratiy (Zorya) noted that Metropolitan Onufriy's rhetoric "equalizes the two sides as allegedly equally guilty or equally innocent." And all the words about Russia, even after the start of a full-scale war, are as streamlined and vague as possible: "For all the good things and against all the bad things."