The Head of the OCU expresses his condolences to the victims of the attack at the Petraki Monastery in Athens

The Head of the OCU expresses his condolences to the victims of the attack at the Petraki Monastery in Athens - фото 1
On behalf of the local Ukrainian Orthodox Church and on his own behalf, Metropolitan Epifaniy expressed his sincere condolences and support to the hierarchs, clergy and laity affected by the attack at the Petraki monastery in Athens.

"We pray for your speedy recovery and return to work. May the grace of the Lord abide with you, and his almighty Grace heal your physical and mental wounds. "'But I will restore you to health and heal your wounds,’ declares the Lord" (Jer. 30: 17)," the condolence letter reads.

As RISU reported, yesterday, in the center of the Orthodox Church of Greece – Petraki Monastery – a suspended priest poured acid on seven metropolitans who gathered for a disciplinary hearing against him for drug-related offenses. A police officer and two lawyers suffered from burns as a result of the attack.