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Structure of the Administration of External Church Relations

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Archbishop Hilarion of Rivne and Ostroh - the Head of the Administration of External Church Relations of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Kyiv Patriarchate


Archpriest Mykolay Salabay - Vice Chairman of the Administration of External Church Relations

Archimandrite Kirion (Inasaridze) - Vice Chairman of the Administration of External Church Relations

Priest Olexandr Shmurygin – Secretary of the Administration of External Church Relations

 
 

Administration Information

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Administration of External Church Relations of the Kyiv Patriarchate is Synodal institution of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Kyiv Patriarchate.

The work of the Administration of External Church Relations is governed by the Statute of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Kyiv Patriarchate, the definitions of the Holy Synod, the decrees of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Kyiv Patriarchate - Patriarch of All Rus-Ukraine and the Statute of the Administration which is approved by the Holy Synod of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Kyiv Patriarchate.

Administration in its activity reports to the Primate of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Kyiv Patriarchate - Patriarch of All Rus-Ukraine and the Holy Synod.

The main task of the Administration is the implementation of external actions of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Kyiv Patriarchate in the following key areas:

- Establishing and strengthening ties of the Kyiv Patriarchate with the Local Orthodox Churches;

- Relationships with non-Orthodox Churches, Christian denominations, religious organizations, international religious organizations;

- Informing the Patriarch and the Holy Synod of the events that occur outside the Orthodox Church of Kyiv Patriarchate, and are directly related thereto;

- The establishment and proper functioning of the dioceses, missions, parishes and other institutions of Kyiv Patriarchate, which operate outside Ukraine;

- Education of the Kyiv Patriarchate representatives abroad;

- Establishing and maintaining contacts with foreign embassies in Ukraine, the Ukrainian diaspora and Ukraine's diplomatic missions abroad;

- The organization of pilgrimages.

By the decision of the Holy Synod of the Orthodox Church of Kyiv Patriarchate on May 13, 2011 Archbishop Hilarion of Rivne and Ostroh was appointed the Head of the Administration of External Church Relations of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, Archpriest Mykolay Salabay and Archimandrite Kirion (Inasaridze) were appointed Vice Chairmen of the Administration of External Church Relations.

Office Address:  8, Triohsviatytelska str., Kyiv, Ukraine, 01601

 
 

Head of Administration

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DSC_0130Archbishop of Rivne and Ostroh Hilarion, head of Administration of External Church Relations of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Kyiv Patriarchate (secular name - Dmytriy Ivanovych Protsyk) was born in the village Zubrets of Buchach district of Ternopil region.