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 Metropolitan of Ukrainian Orthodox Church Volodymyr Died

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Metropolitan Volodymyr, leader of Ukrainian Orthodox Church, which is subordinate to the Moscow Patriarchate (UOC-MP), died.

It is reported by Metropolytan secretary Oleksandr Drabinko on his Facebook page, Censor.NET writes.

"Metropolitan of Kyiv and all Ukraine died. God rest his soul ", Fr. Drabynko wrote.

UOC-MP press center also confirmed this information.

"Leader of Ukrainian Orthodox Church, His Beatitude Volodymyr, Metropolitan of Kyiv and all Ukraine died on July 5", the Church said in a statement.

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It was reported earlier that Metropolitan Volodymyr suffered a long-time disease and that his illness got worse on July 3.

 
 
 
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