Epiphanius Photo: RIA Novosti
The head of the Orthodox Church in Ukraine (PCU) Epiphanius did not participate in the “message of peace” to the inhabitants of the Crimea and the Donbass, which was published by the Ukrainian President-elect Vladimir Zelensky, because he didn’t like the text. On it informs “bi-Bi-si Ukraine” with reference to sources.
It is noted that the head of the DNC do not like the words that “you need not talk the language of guns”. Epiphanius was worried that his words would be seen as a call for negotiations with the Donetsk and Lugansk national republics (DND and LNR), says the Agency. Moreover, Epiphanius has decided that participation in the video of it, and Filaret will lead to inconsistencies in who is ptsu is more important.
Zelensky appealed to residents of Crimea and Donbas with a message of peace on may 13. In the recording of the message received by religious leaders. All participants of the video called for a “healthy dialogue” and “negotiations for the solution of the conflict.”
Video, photo All from Russia.