"The secret service Exarchate in Africa is the Kremlin's revenge for the OCU," - Archbishop Yevstratiy (Zorya)
"While the two entities of the MP in Europe - the former Archdiocese with the Center in Paris (led by Metropolitan Jean who was once lured to the Russian Orthodox Church) and the Diocese of the ROCOR MP (led by Metropolitan Mark in Germany) are in a state of severance of Eucharistic communion (sic!) - the head of the MP, Patriarch Kirill, barges into Africa.
There is no doubt that the project of the secret service's Exarchate in Africa is the revenge of the Kremlin and its special services on His Beatitude Patriarch Theodore of Alexandria for concelebrating with the Primate of the OCU on Imvros. Before this event in August, Moscow threatened to appoint a bishop of the MP to Africa.
Now they have put an overt security agent with the surname Gorbachev. And obviously, they allocated a budget to bribe African clergymen to set up an "Exarchate" on their basis.
The purchased loyalty will end as soon as the money runs out (as was the case with the "people's democracy" regimes during the Soviet era). But the pit that the Muscovites decided to dig in Africa will turn into a sinkhole for the Moscow Patriarchate itself.
The Kremlin Patriarchate is the "Carthage that must be destroyed." The local Russian Church, in order to remain Orthodox, and not finally turn into a Third Rome sect, must get rid of this turn generated by Stalin and captured by the secret servicemen," the message of the OCU representative reads.
As RISU has reported, the Russian Orthodox Church formed its dioceses on the territory of the Patriarchate of Alexandria.