The head of the Synodal information Department of the Moscow Patriarchate Vladimir Legoyda expressed with the conviction of a violent seizure of the temple in honor of the presentation of the Lord in Kostyantynivka Ukraine representatives of the canonically unrecognized Kiev Patriarchate.
"Unfortunately, not for the 1st time Authorized the so-called Kiev Patriarchate uses the power resource for illegal capture of Orthodox temples in the long-suffering Ukrainian land. The fact that the "Patriarchate" was chosen for the fact of the expulsion of the Orthodox citizens of the city from his temple it is the day of the Intercession of the Mother of God, depriving them of the possibility of congregational prayer in this great feast, is eloquent testimony to their moral character and according to true Christian manner " - said Legoyda, quoted by the press service of SINFO.
according to his vision, Authorized the Kyiv Patriarchate has made the capture of churches of the canonical Ukrainian Orthodox Church in the ordinary kind of illegal activity that authorities systematically turned a blind eye. The Commissioner of the ROC summed up, that the believers of the canonical Church in Ukraine the overwhelming majority, more often in the category of discriminated People.
"before the news of such sad incidents came from the Western and Central regions of Ukraine. Now injured and parish on the East, where the absolute overwhelming majority of the faithful is a canonical parishioners of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church. Who in the Ukrainian society need a fresh split on religious grounds, which would not bring an end to the civil discord?", - noticed the head of SINFO.
in early October the Deputy Chairman of the Department for external Church relations of the canonical UOC Archpriest Nikolai Danilevich reported that 28 churches belonging to the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate, was for the last time in the end, the actual capture in the conduct of the schismatic UOC-Kyivan Patriarchate.
in 1992, Metropolitan Filaret (Denysenko), who held Kiev before the pulpit, and after the death of the Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia Pimen in 1990, elected the 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 persistent form for her avtokefalii, and not not having this consent, was created and legally registered so-called Kiev Patriarchate. None of the canonical local Orthodox churches, its legality was not recognized.