UOC Primate meets with Kyiv mayor because of the coronavirus situation

12 March 2020 22:14
Metropolitan Onuphry and Vitaly Klitschko. Photo: UOC Metropolitan Onuphry and Vitaly Klitschko. Photo: UOC

Vitali Klitschko met with heads and representatives of religious organizations in connection with the quarantine announced in Ukraine.

On March 12, 2020, His Beatitude Metropolitan Onuphry of Kyiv and All Ukraine, together with other representatives of religious organizations of Kyiv, met with Vitaly Klitschko. The meeting was held at the Mayor's Office, reports the UOC Information and Education Department.

Archpriest Viktor Ivashchuk, the secretary of the Kyiv Eparchy, accompanied the Primate.

The mayor of Kyiv told those present about the security measures taken in the capital and asked to jointly oppose the spread of coronavirus.

For more information, he suggested that religious figures should contact the Mayor's Office. If necessary, they should also ask for help.

As reported earlier, in connection with the introduction of quarantine due to the coronavirus in the Ukrainian capital, the city authorities urged not to hold mass services.

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