Arsen Ajacoutot: Ivan Kovalenko / “Kommersant”
The Ministry of internal Affairs will rigidly act in the event of riots because of the decision on granting autocephaly of the Ukrainian Church. About this in his Twitter wrote the Minister of the country Arsen Avakov.
“I urge you not to allow provocations and speculations. The interior Ministry will provide security and the rule of law. If there is a need to confront extremism and religious hatred, we will act firmly and do not let it be a surprise to all hotheads!” — wrote the Minister.
To the granting of autocephaly churches in Ukraine began earlier Synod of the Patriarchate of Constantinople. October 11 c of the Primate of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church-Kyivan Patriarchate (UOC-KP) Filaret and the head of the Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Church (UAOC) Macarius was charged with the anathema.
The exact date of the publication of Tomos (ecclesiastical edict) of the autocephaly of the Orthodox Church in Ukraine, yet were not named. The President of the country Petro Poroshenko said that Tomos will be obtained after the unification of the Cathedral of the Ukrainian Orthodox churches, with the participation of the UAOC, UOC-KP and the Ukrainian Orthodox Church-Moscow Patriarchate (UOC-MP).
Secretary of the Holy Synod of the UOC-KP in the TV channel “Gromadske” said Tomos can be provided in the second half of November.
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