Sunday, June 16, 2024

    The man who stood up to Moscow: Patriarch Bartholomew become honorary citizen of Ivano-Frankivsk

    The Ivano-Frankivsk City Council at its latest session supported the issue “On conferring the title of Honorary Citizen of Ivano-Frankivsk to Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I.

    Mayor Ruslan Martsynkiv said that, in a week and a half, the city will send a delegation to Phanar to visit Patriarch Bartholomew, reports.

    “This man stood up against Moscow so today we have a Local Orthodox Church of Ukraine. Although I am a Greek Catholic, I understand that this decision is extremely important for Ukraine,” said Ivano-Frankivsk Mayor Ruslan Martsynkiv.