SOURCE: Official Website of UGCC
Patriarch Svyatoslav called Metropolitan Volodymyr a model of a true Christian and Ukrainian. At the same time, head of the UGCC recalled that during a conversation with Metropolitan Volodymyr in August of this year, the metropolitan stressed “the importance of keeping good relations between the two churches [UGCC and the UOC-MP] and the necessity to develop constructive cooperation where possible, for the good of the Ukrainian people.”
On October 30, the primate of the UOC was hospitalized. On November 2, the primate underwent an operation and is now recovering. On November 3, Metropolitan Volodymyr came to and started to talk with people, but he is still in intensive care.