New "one Church" of Ukraine, can be created on the model of the Cretan, says the Greek Church news Agency Romfea. Gr.
Media published a one page project Charter " Church of Ukraine ", which was approved by the Synod of the Constantinople Patriarchate at the meeting, 27-29 November.
The Church of Crete is semi-Autonomous, it is subject to the Patriarch of Constantinople, its head bears the title of Archbishop. The project Charter
The head of the new Church is not the Patriarch, and Metropolitan. He will form part of the Synod of the Ukrainian diocesan bishops, "canonically elected and ordained," the Agency reports.
"The Ukrainian Church" will have the opportunity to Miro only from Istanbul, says the magazine. The Constantinople Patriarchate considers chrism as its exclusive right. In the Russian Orthodox Church disagrees, insisting that it has any independent Church.
It is also noted that "the Ukrainian Church" will not be able to canonize saints, she will have to file a petition to the Patriarchate of Constantinople, which will give final approval.
in addition, in its activities, the Church is supposed to be guided by Sacred Scripture, the Holy canons and the Patriarchal and Synodal Tomos granting autocephaly to her.
"Members of the Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Churches are All Orthodox Christians of the country, regardless of nationality ",