Poroshenko awards two hierarchs of UOC
Orders of Prince Yaroslav the Wise, V degree, were awarded to Metropolitan Sofrony of Cherkassy and Kanev and Metropolitan Anatoly of Sarny and Polesye.
President Petro Poroshenko awarded two bishops of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church on the occasion of the 27th anniversary of the confirmation by the All-Ukrainian referendum of the Declaration of Independence of Ukraine on December 1, 1991, reports the website of the Head of State.
The Presidential Decree No. 404/2018 states that the awards are given to persons who have made a significant personal contribution to the development of the state, the socio-economic, technological, cultural and educational development of Ukraine.
As the UOJ reported, President Poroshenko met with Metropolitan Sofrony of Cherkassy and Kanev during his working visit to the Cherkassy region.