The representative of the Ecumenical Patriarchate in Ukraine, Bishop Mikhail (Anishchenko), spoke about the ultimate goal of the dialogue with Catholics at an ecumenical conference held by representatives of the UGCC and OCU in Kiev.
Our ultimate goal is to restore unity with Catholics. The Exarch of Constantinople in Ukraine, Bishop of Komansky Mikhail, spoke about this at the presentation of the Ukrainian translation of the documents of the joint international commission on Orthodox-Catholic dialogue, which took place in Kiev on October 26.
“This is not just a wonderful publication, but it is only a tool that is used for the ultimate goal. And the ultimate goal is the search for unity. Restoring unity, sorry, not a search, ”explained the Phanar exarch.
We will remind, on October 26 in Kiev took place conference of the UGCC, Phanara and OCU on the search for unity, during which the head of the UGCC called the goal of ecumenical dialogue is to restore communion, representative of the Vatican urged to make effortsso that the “successes” of this dialogue received concrete practical implementation in Ukraine, and the Uniate priest said that Catholics and Orthodox Christians should together elect “the future Ukrainian patriarch”…