Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Signs Tome of Autocephaly for Ukrainian Orthodox Church

On January 5, 2019, in the presence of Metropolitan Epiphanios of Kiev and of all Ukraine, the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and his family, hierarchs and clergy, a multitude of Ukrainian state and government officials, and officials and media representatives from all over the world, His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, in a special session held in the Patriarchal Church in the Phanar, signed the document of the Tome of the official recognition and proclamation of the Autocephaly of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church.
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