"A new orthodox church independent of Russia has been formed in Ukraine. The president of ukraine Petro Porosjenko says that the decision involves national security."
"the Announcement came at a historic council in st. sophia cathedral in Kiev."
"– this day will go down in history as a holy day . .the day of the final independence from Russia, said Porosjenko in front of thousands of cheering people in the audience."
"The Ukrainian president, who has done an independent church to a promise before next year's elections, said in the council that national security is dependent on a spiritually independent from Moscow. At the council, was appointed the 39-year-old archbishop Jepifanij to the head of the new church."
"the Announcement on Saturday comes after an ecumenical council in Istanbul in October, led by Konstantinopelpatriarken Bartholomew, decided that the Ukrainian-orthodox christianity shall be recognized as independent from the Russian."
"the Decision aroused the anger of Moscow, which has handled the supervision of the Ukrainian orthodox church for the past 332 years, and led to the Russian orthodox church broke all ties with the patriarchate in Istanbul."