The Synod of Onufry sent the speaker of the Church to resign

The speaker of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church-Moscow Patriarchate (UOC-MP) George Kovalenko, dismissed.

«That ended my 18-year stay in the official information space of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church. The decision of the Synod are all brought into line with reality», — said Kovalenko on his page on Facebook.

He added: «This decision does not affect the existence of the portal «Orthodoxy in Ukraine» and the project «father», as well as my activity in scientific, public and media space. Therefore, accept congratulations and suggestions».

«The Synod having heard the report of Metropolitan Onufry (Berezovsky), the bishops decided to eliminate the Synodal education Department and attach it to the Synodal information Department of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church. New dressed the participants of the Synod was appointed to head the Bishop of Irpen Clement (Supper), vicar of the Kyiv metropolis of the UOC (MP)», reports «Apostrophe» with reference to the UOC-MP.

Previously Kovalenko was the head of the Synodal information and education Department. However, in September 2014 it was divided into educational and informational. At the same time the episcopate of the UOC (MP) has appointed the Bishop Clement to manage the entire information policy of the Church. The priest Georgy Kovalenko also founded and led the official website of the UOC (MP). Since 2008 he has been a fixed press Secretary to his Beatitude Vladimir (Sabodan).

The Synod of Onufry sent the speaker of the Church to resign 30.01.2016

Январь 30th, 2016 by
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