UKRAINIAN SUPREME COURT CLOSES CASE ON TOMOS GRANT
RISU, 25 April 2019
This was reported on the court's website.
"The Supreme Court closed the proceedings in the case of a lawsuit by religious organizations for annulling the resolution of the Ukrainian Verkhovna Rada of 19 April 2018 supporting the appeal of the president of Ukraine to Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew for granting a tomos concerning the autocephaly of the Orthodox Church in Ukraine," the report says.
It is noted that on 25 April, the Supreme Court considered the case and came to the conclusion that it does not have evidence of administrative jurisdiction.
As of now, only the operative portion of the decision has been announced, and the full text of the resolution is expected within five days.
We recall that a representation by 47 people's deputies had been registered on the website of the Ukrainian Constitutional Court regarding the conformity with the Ukrainian constitution (constitutionality) of the resolution of the Ukrainian Verkhovna Rada "On support of the appeal of the Ukrainian president to Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew regarding granting a tomos concerning the autocephaly of the Orthodox Church in Ukraine" of 19 April 2018. (tr. by PDS, posted 26 April 2019)
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