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Ukraine: OCU applies for membership in the Conference of European Churches

08. September 2022
The OCU delegation handed over an official appeal to Pastor Christian Krieger regarding membership in the Conference of European Churches. The spokesman of the OCU, Archbishop Yevstratiy (Zorya), wrote about it on Facebook. The OCU affirmed the decision to join this Christian ecumenical organization on July 27, 2022, at the Holy Synod. The Conference of European Churches is an interfaith Christian organization that unites 114 orthodox, Protestant and old Catholic churches in Europe. Established in 1959 to promote reconciliation between the peoples of Europe divided after World War II, the CEC actively participates in ecumenical dialogue, human rights activities, peacekeeping and European integration processes. (Quelle:, 1. September 2022)