Metropolitan of the UOC MP, who was not released from ORDA, wrote an open letter

Metropolitan Hilarion

KIEV. 10 Dec. UNN. Metropolitan of Donetsk and Mariupol Hilarion wrote a letter to the Chairman of Donetsk regional state administration Oleksandr Cozy because of the “incident” on the demarcation line with IDLO. This is stated in the press service of the Donetsk eparchy of the UOC-MP, reports UNN.

It is noted that the Metropolitan addressed Cucu 10 Dec.

“Yesterday, December 9, during the movement from Donetsk in the direction of Volnovakha, in the process of crossing me the so-called “demarcation lines” in the official checkpoint of entry-departure (KPVV) “Novotroitsk”, employees of the security Service of Ukraine I was denied crossing PPC”, — said in the letter.

Hilarion said that because of this “incident” he was unable to lead today, the traditional annual service at the Holy-Uspensky Nikolo-Vasilyevsky monastery in Nikolskoye village, Volnovakha district of Donetsk region and will return to the city of Donetsk.

According to the Metropolitan, the SBU about the reasons for the prohibition of crossing the KPVV replied that the badge of a priest revoked from December 7 “… by special order from Kiev.”

“The cancellation of my e-skip 7 December 2018, threatens disruption of the ability of any action to me, as a permanent member of the Holy Synod, as ruling Bishop of the Donetsk diocese of the UOC, requiring my personal presence,” said the Metropolitan.

“In a state of deep indignation and surprise, I appeal to You, Alexander, as Chairman of the Donetsk State administration with a request to intervene to the management of the relevant institutions of Ukraine, which depends on the recovery is possible for me to continue with the implementation of the obligation “bonds entrusted to me the Ukrainian Orthodox Church and the Holy Synod, and to strengthen the unity of the people of Donbass and the establishment of a long-awaited peace in the region,” he said.

We will remind, the guards did not allow the Bishop of the Donetsk-Mariupol eparchy of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church Hilarion cross the line of demarcation in the official checkpoint.