Orthodox Church of Ukraine backs call for parishioners to stay home

21:20, 24 March 2020
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The move is made amid the spread of the coronavirus, the OCU website reports.

During such services, parishioners are offered to join in the general prayer through remote communication channels.

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The Synod, chaired by Metropolitan Epifaniy, passed the relevant decision via a video conference March 24.

Also, the church will be appealing to government not to shut down temples during the quarantine period.

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