The Bishop of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church (Moscow Patriarchate), Metropolitan Paul said about the loss of money from the accounts of the Holy Dormition Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra.
"Today Nobody will outline on paper that we have lost all the money in the banks that we collected pay" – Hierarch said in conversation 17-th channel of Ukraine (can be heard at 6: 19 movies). VIDEO
"How much comes to us beggars! Nobody runs to ask, how do you live? While banks have disappeared with our money that we collected, has the ability to be myself in what was denied to avoid damage from laurels to the state", - has said. Metropolitan Pavel – Bishop of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church (Moscow Patriarchate), Metropolitan of Vyshgorod and Chernobyl, vicar of the Kyiv metropolis, Abbot of the Holy Dormition Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra, the head of the Synodal Council of the monasteries of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, a permanent member of the Holy Synod, a member of the inter-Council presence of the Russian Orthodox Church. Yesterday the security Service of Ukraine has accused Pro-Russian propaganda 2 Zhitomir priests. On 25 August it was claimed that the ROC has compared the events in Ukraine with the killings of priests in the 20-30-ies. Again, the attacks on the Orthodox clergy in Ukraine for the last period of time there are more and more often. The Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation stated that attacks on religious shrines in Ukraine happen with the connivance of Kiev. Now in Ukraine there are several Churches of the Orthodox rite – recognized by all the local Orthodox churches of the UOC-MP And the UOC-Kyiv Patriarchate, the Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Church (UAOC), Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church. In 1992, Metropolitan Filaret (Denysenko), who occupied Kiev before the pulpit, And after the death of the Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia Pimen in 1990 was elected Locum Tenens of the Patriarchal throne, not content provided by the Ukrainian Church independence and autonomy in the management of the Moscow Patriarchate, first asked in a persistent form for her autocephaly, But, not having received no consent, created and legally registered so-called Kiev Patriarchate. None of the canonical local Orthodox Churches, its legality is not recognized. UAOC - canonical unrecognized Orthodox Church of Ukraine and the Ukrainian Diaspora in the European Union and America. The Kyivan Patriarchate and the UAOC, with the assistance of the political authorities for more than 2 decades, demand the recognition of their legitimacy.