Orthodox Brotherhoods Suggest Ukrainian Greek Catholics Give Turin Shroud Copy
30.01.2006, [17:31] // Orthodox //
Kyiv The Union of Orthodox Brotherhoods of Ukraine (UOBU) has addressed
representatives of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church with the request to
make the Ukrainian copy of the Shroud of Turin a gift for the Orthodox.
Only in this case, reads the UOBUs address, will the Orthodox of the
Ukrainian Orthodox Church-Moscow Patriarchate allow the relic inside St.
Sophias Cathedral in Kyiv. sedmica.orthodoxy.ru posted the news on 26
RISU note: Three national deputies in Ukraines Parliament, members of the
Ukrainian Society of the Shroud of Turin, came up with the idea of placing
the copy of the shroud in St. Sophias Cathedral in Kyiv for veneration on
22 January. As St. Sophias is now a museum, not belonging to any
denomination, it was considered that this would be a good place for joint
Christian prayer. However, in the face of potential protests from the Union
of Orthodox Citizens of Ukraine, the plan was cancelled.
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