Fundamentally liturgical language should be Ukrainian.
Worship of the one Local Orthodox Church in Ukraine after the merger and obtaining autocephaly needs to happen in the Ukrainian language. But other languages will be used, informs Rus.Media.
This was stated by the Primate of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Kyiv Patriarchate Filaret during his working trip to Ternopil region.
“Fundamentally liturgical language should be Ukrainian. Sermon Ukrainian. Ale, and we will assume and Church Slavonic and the sermon in the Russian language. That is, there is no such, you know, harassment in relation to liturgical language”, – said the Patriarch.