The Primate of the Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Church, Metropolitan Epiphanius said that calendar holidays are reformed only after is ready for this in the Ukrainian society. He said this during his visit to his native Bukovina, reports “UKRINFORM”.
He assured that changes in the life of the Church will be introduced gradually.
“We will gradually, soberly, to implement certain reforms in the Church. But I believe that even in the matter of the calendar, which is also not a dogma, we can make the appropriate changes. As soon as we see that society is ready for these changes. But it is not true,” said Epiphany.
Metropolitan believes that it is necessary to conduct educational activities and to clarify that the calendar is not a dogma.
“But you still have a lot of work in this direction”, – he added.