martedì 26 settembre 2023

Fr. Cyril (Hovorun), supporter of schismatics, suspended by Patriarch Kirill

(Orthodox Christianity)
His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow issued a decree yesterday suspending Archimandrite Cyril (Hovorun) from priestly service. Though formally a cleric of the Moscow Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church, Fr. Cyril has long been known as a supporter of the Ukrainian schismatics and has concelebrated with them a number of times since the creation of the “Orthodox Church of Ukraine” in 2018. He was even considered a candidate for the primatial throne of the schismatic OCU. Fr. Cyril is best known in the English-speaking world for his work in liberal academia and for his frequent statements to media outlets that present him as an expert on Church matters. (...)