The schismatics’ “main focus is on politics, instead of saving the heart, ” Dcn. Georgy stated.
The repentant Dcn. Georgy is in the far right. Picture: ovruch. Church.ua
Another cleric has repented associated with the soul-destroying sin of schism and came back to Jesus Christ into the canonical Ukrainian Church, bringing their parishioners with him.
On March 10, within the cathedral when you look at the town of Korosten when you look at the Zhytomyr Province, within the existence of their Eminence Metropolitan Vissarion of Ovruch and Korosten and 5 priests, Deacon Georgy Shevchuk repented of their amount of time in the schismatic “Kiev Patriarchate” (KP) under “Patriarch” Philaret Denisenko, states the diocesan press solution.
“We accept you with comfort and love and rejoice at your go back to the holy Church of Christ, which in Ukraine is headed by their Beatitude Metropolitan Onuphry of Kiev and all sorts of Ukraine, ” Met. Vissarion told the repentant deacon.
“You wanted to make amends for the sin by arranging and building a tiny church in Osivka. May the father allow you to as well as your parishioners in this cause that is holy” the bishop included.
As Dcn. Georgy composed inside the penitential page, the parishioners from their community additionally indicated the need to come back to the canonical Church and in addition composed a letter that is penitential the diocesan chancellor. (more…)