The Greek church recognized the right of Constantinople to give out autocephaly to Ukraine

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The hierarchal cathedral of Elladsky orthodox church recognized the right Constantinople Varfolomey's Dimitrios Arkhondonis to provide autocephaly of so-called Orthodox church Ukraine (PTsU), reports the Greek agency to Romfea. "I offer recognition of autocephalous Orthodox church of the independent republic Ukraine" — the archbishop Afinsky presiding over meeting and only Greece Iyeronim declared. According to him, the elladsky hierarchy agrees that Dimitrios Arkhondonis patriarchy has the right to provide independence of new church. Iyeronim's proposal supported the majority of bishops. About...

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Dimitrios Arkhondonis (Bartholomew I)
Last position: The archbishop of Constantinople — New Rome and the Universal Patriarch in Constantinople orthodox church
Malgavko Sergei
Nicholas Balashov
Last position: Vice-chairman of Department of external church relations (Moscow city Patriarkhiya)