Greek NGO: Church of Greece Recognized Ukrainian Autocephaly in Violation of the Law

Nadia Bazuk - Editor – Russian and Ukranian Orthodox Affairs - OCP News Service - 24/1/2020 Greece: The Greek NGO Pan-Hellenic Orthodox Union is to appeal to the country’s Council of State claiming that the decision of the Church of Greece to recognize the Ukrainian autocephaly was taken in violation of Greek law, the Orthodoxos Typos reports. On October 12, 2019, the Council of Bishops of the Church of Greece convened an extraordinary meeting on recognizing the autocephaly granted to the Orthodox Church of Ukraine (OCU) by the Ecumenical Patriarchate.  At the meeting, it was decided to give Archbishop Ieronymos of Athens and ...