Archpriest Anatoliy urges the clergy to stand on the people’s side

17:52, 28 November 2004
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Archpriest Anatoliy (Kirovograd eparchy of Ukrainian Orthodox Church) urges the clergy to stand on the people’s side.

Priest from Olexandria, Kirovograd region, Archpriest Anatoliy (Mykytenko) urges the clergy to stand on the people’s side, UNIAN informs.

Archpriest Anatoliy states he was deeply disappointed with the fact that only 2 priests (he and his son) of Kirovograd eparchy are in Kyiv now. There are about 300 temples in Kirovodrad region, so there are much more priests in the eparchy. At the same time, he stated that all Greek-Catholic Church representatives are in Kyiv.

The Archpriest believes that every honest priest should be an example of honesty for people, should be with his people, and should prove it not only with his prayers but with his deeds as well.
Archpriest Anatoliy also stated that the current situation in Ukraine reflects the tragedy which happened 2000 years ago, when Christ has been crisified. But, according to the priest Ukrainian people are conscious about what is going on and will not let the authorities to crusify their Savior.
Archpriest Anatoliy urges the clergy to stand on the people’s side.

UNIAN

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