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Ecumenical Patriarch signs Tomos for Ukrainian Church

The official transfer of the document to the Ukrainian primate will be held tomorrow.

Ecumenical Patriarch signs Tomos for Ukrainian Church
Photo: twitter.com/poroshenko

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew has signed the Tomos for the Ukrainian Church in the Patriarch's St George Cathedral in Istanbul, according to UNN.

The signing ceremony was preceded by a prayer in the cathedral.

The document is expected to be handed to Ukrainian Church Primate Epifaniy at 8.30 a.m. on 6 January. A festive Christmas prayer will follow.

Apart from Epifaniy, the Ukrainian delegation to Istanbul includes President Petro Poroshenko and parliament speaker Andriy Parubiy.

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