Oleh Bereziuk: Today we are witnessing a renaissance of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church. Millions of Ukrainians have given their lives for this

When speaking in the Verkhovna Rada during the discussion of the draft law on renaming of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate, Oleh Bereziuk, Chairman of the Samopomich Union faction in the Verkhovna Rada, said: “The Russian titanic colonial state has been using the church as a tool to persecute and kill real believers. The Protestants protested against this in the 1970s, the Greek Catholics protested against this and rebelled as well. The Orthodox protested and rebelled against this.”

Finally, we have the long-awaited renaissance of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church. The parliamentarian emphasizes, “It is high time we started calling things by their proper names. This vote has cost us millions of lives that have been paid for this day. Finally, we have lived to see this day!”

Oleh Bereziuk concludes, “And we will have the truth in our land, our strength and will, because this is Ukrainian land, which welcomes everyone who comes with the will, truth and love, for these are sacred things.”

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