Wednesday, August 13, 2014

A new primate for the Ukrainian Church - Met. Onufry

(RISU) - Council of Bishops of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church elected its Primate. Present Locum Tenens of the Kyiv Cathedra Metropolitan of Chernivtsi and Bukovina Onufry will lead this Church.

The results of the elections of Metropolitan of Kyiv and All Ukraine was announced on August 13, the same day the elections started. 48 Bishops of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church out of 78 voted for this candidate.

There were two rounds. After the 1st round vote leaders were Metropolitan of Chernivtsi and Bukovynskiy Onufry - 36 votes , Metropolitan Anthony of Boryspil and Brovary - 24 votes, and Metropolitan of Vinnitsa and Mohyliv-Podilsky Simeon.

And also...

I also thought it might be interesting to see what the voting process looked liked.