The government can not interfere in the Affairs of the Church, but asks people to be home for Easter – Stepanov

Maxim Stepanov

KIEV. April 15. UNN. The Minister of health of Ukraine Maksym Stepanov said that the government cannot interfere in Church Affairs but can ask people to stay home even for Easter. It is reported by UNN with reference to the press service of the Ministry of health.

“Left a few days before the celebration of Easter. I understand that for many, this long-awaited day. Even during quarantine, it remains unchanged. For its part, the government has provided simple shipping via Ukrposhta already consecrated Easter cakes. The government has agreed to online and television broadcasts of Church services. We can’t interfere in the Affairs of the Church, but may ask you to stay home, even in the celebration,” – said Stepanov.

Recall, the DNC criticized the decision of the Metropolitan of the MP in Ukraine Onuphrius conduct worship with the parishioners, despite the pandemic and coronavirus numerous cases COVID-19 among the Ministers of the UOC-MP.