2019-12-26 16:45:00

Patriarch Kirill ceases liturgical commemoration of patriarch of Alexandria for recognizing new church of Ukraine

Moscow, December 26, Interfax - The Russian Orthodox Church has decided to cease all forms of communion with Patriarch Theodore II of Alexandria and All Africa, who recently recognized the non-canonical "Orthodox Church of Ukraine".

The Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church officially resolved at its meeting in Moscow on Thursday that "the liturgical commemoration of the name of Patriarch Theodore of Alexandria in diptychs, as well as prayer and Eucharistic communion, with him is impossible."