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Ukranian Autocephalous Orthodox Church in Ukraine

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The National Ukrainian Forum on Protection of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, which was attended by bishops, clergy, laity of the UOC and UAOC was held on May 22, 1992, in Kyiv. '''And on June 25-26, 1992''', at the residence of Metropolitan [[w:Filaret (Denysenko)|Filaret (Denysenko)]], a Ukrainian Orthodox Council was held, which united the Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Church and part of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church (Moscow Patriarchate) in one structure – the [[Ukrainian Orthodox Church–Kyivan Patriarchate]].
The [[w:Ukrainian Orthodox Church–Moscow Church (Moscow Patriarchate)|Ukrainian Orthodox Church (Moscow Patriarchate)]] was represented by Metropolitan [[w:Filaret (Denysenko)|Filaret (Denysenko)]], Bishop Yakiv (Panchuk), and two new bishops – Spyrydon (Babskyi) and Varsonofiy (Mazurak). From the side of the UAOC the council was attended by Bishops Antony (Masendych), Volodymyr (Romaniuk), Roman (Balaschuk), Sofronii (Vlasov), Roman (Popenko) and Mykail (Dutkevych).
'''The council chose Metropolitan Mstyslav as Patriarch of Kyiv and All Ukraine'''.

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