Metropolitan of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church-Moscow Patriarchate (UOC-MP) Oleksandr drabinko tried to convince to impose a ban on abortions in Ukraine, noting that he agreed in this matter with the position of Patriarch Kirill and wishes to initiate a debate in Parliament.
"If it happened 2 times to reduce the number of abortions, we would be steady and powerful demographic growth... we Need a common front to make important decisions to increase the gene pool, it is impossible that the nation was extinct," said the society. He noted that in this matter his position " coincides with the position of the Patriarch ", RIA " Novosti ".
according to his statement, the Church is going to initiate the collection of signatures among the parishioners banning abortion, and He wants to initiate hearings in Parliament on the issue. The Metropolitan also called abortion " one of the main problems of Ukraine." According to his statement, addressing this issue requires a comprehensive response that should include assistance to families in resolving housing problems, financial support of large families, the introduction to the work of the health system of ethics that encourage physicians to care for the preservation of life conceived child. The Metropolitan criticized surrogacy. According to his statement, it " distorts the very concept of mother." On Tuesday, the Patriarch capital and all Russia Kirill has put the signature under the text of the appeal calling for a ban on abortion in the territory of the Russian Federation and to recognize the child conceived by man. The print edition GLANCE, a detailed analysis of the initiative of the Church. The position of the Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church was supported by the Supreme mufti of Russia Talgat Tadzhuddin, the children's Ombudsman Anna Kuznetsova, head of the Commission of the Public chamber of Russia on support of families, children and maternity Diana Gurtskaya.