In the comments of Metropolitan Emmanuel Gali (Adamakis) on the results of the meeting of the Constantinople and Moscow patriarchs in Istanbul, there is no word about the decision to grant autocephaly to the Ukrainian Orthodox Church. This common tangent in the Ukrainian media information is false.

In the UOC (MP) claim that the Patriarch of Constantinople "no decisions have been taken"

As reported mediaUA, it writes the Synodal information Department of the UOC.

Literally, its direct speech is: "... As you know, Ukraine has more than 25 years split, and the Ecumenical Patriarchate made a decision to consider all the ways in which it can be proclaimed the autocephaly of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church. This decision was made in April, and we already implement this solution, and the Ecumenical Patriarchate also said Patriarch Kirill during his visit ... ".

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The Synodal information and educational Department of UOC-MP claims that this phrase is missing the idea that the granting of autocephaly is an approved solution.

"Instead, Metropolitan Emmanuel says that the Patriarch Bartholomew informed the Patriarch, as the Constantinople Patriarchate in the month of April conducted a study of all options for granting autocephaly of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church. The Patriarchate of Constantinople not only declared the need to find ways of granting autocephaly, but also "implement" this decision — that is, directly started the search. However, if the Patriarchate of Constantinople in the month of April to find options of granting autocephaly, and if so, what she sees while in the speech Metropolitan Emmanuel is not reported. As not reported by the authoritative hierarchy, putting ourselves Ecumenical Patriarchate is the purpose to implement the specified options, if theoretically they will be found".

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On the official website of the Synodal information and educational Department of UOC-MP also published a call for the media, which expounded a blatantly incorrect statement to correct his mistake, as it is detrimental to the dialogue to overcome the split.

"Some domestic information resources have been misinterpreted the words of Metropolitan Emmanuel Gali, but published incorrect translation from the original English of his speech. In particular, instead of the phrase "decided to consider all the ways in which it can be proclaimed autocephaly" (original: took the decision of exploring all the way sinorder to issue the autocephaly distribute) on one of the sites contains the phrase "determined to use all ways to solve the issue of granting autocephaly." Unfortunately, many information resources, without checking the accuracy of the information, caused reputational damage to well-known Hierarch of the present Metropolitan Emmanuel Gali, who spoke on behalf of the Patriarchate of Constantinople. Such actions of the representatives of the journalistic community, like any deception, threaten meipromoligne dialogue on overcoming the Church schism in Ukraine, and information resources that are disseminated by the fake, should immediately to refute it and apologize to the readers".

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