The SBU has released a brochure about the “dangers” of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church
Moscow. 11 Dec. INTERFAX.RU — the security Service of Ukraine published in Ukrainian and English, a few information leaflets, who talked about “using the Ukrainian Orthodox Church by the Russian secret services,” according to the website of the SBU.
A series of special brochures provided QR codes (eng. quick response code quick response is read using smartphones), so that anyone who wants to access “controlled information about the relevant facts of the Russian criminal activities as the security service of Ukraine discovered and collected by public activists.”
“Targeting the inspiration of the Russian special services of religious conflicts in Ukraine, combined with the provocation of a direct terrorist actions may become a pretext for an overt military invasion of the Russian armed forces in our country”, — said the head of the SBU Basil Gritsak the need to disseminate such information.
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Earlier, the SBU opened criminal proceedings under article “treason” and “inciting hatred”, examination in these proceedings of the priests of the UOC. In the Rivne region, dozens of clergy was summoned to the regional office of the security Service. Searches in the framework of the criminal case were held in other dioceses.
The Ukrainian Orthodox Church (Moscow Patriarchate) from the outset refused to participate in the Unification Council, whose purpose — the creation of a Ukrainian Church independent from the Moscow Patriarchate, which, as expected, Constantinople will be awarded by the Tomos of autocephaly. On 7 December, the Holy Synod of the UOC said that Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew has no right to convene on Ukraine any meetings and that decisions made by this “Council”, will not have any canonical and legal force.
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