Constantinople itself against the Orthodoxy, said in the ROC

© AFP 2018 / Ozan Counselingi the Patriarch, the Primate of the Orthodox Church of Constantinople Bartholomew I . Archival photoConstantinople itself against the Orthodoxy, said in the ROC© 2018 AFP / Ozan Kose

The Patriarchate of Constantinople, invading the canonical territory of the Russian Church, opposes itself to the rest of Orthodoxy, said the TV channel «Russia-24» the press Secretary of Patriarch Kirill of Moscow priest, Alexander Volkov.

Earlier Thursday, the Synod of the Patriarchate of Constantinople officially announced the decision to «restore» its representation in Kiev, to make the communication leaders of the schismatic Church structures in Ukraine and to withdraw the decision of Constantinople in 1686 on the transfer of the Patriarch of Moscow of the right to ordain the metropolitans of Kiev.

«The Patriarchate of Constantinople opposes world Orthodoxy», — said Volkov.

According to him, after the last steps of the Patriarchate of Constantinople and other local churches understand «what will do the same with another political need they are.»