According to the story of the priest Alexander Kardash:
«In the spring of 2014, representatives of the Kyiv Patriarchate, headed by the local forester, a secretary of the local village council, tried to hold a «referendum» on the transition of the
UOC community of vlg.Sudobychi under the jurisdiction of the Kyiv Patriarchate. But due to the fact that the believers of the UOC dominated, the raiders “retreated».
However, on 01.09.2014, the representatives of the Kyiv Patriarchate secretly took all the official documents, and in the amount of 60 people seized the church of the religious community of
the Ukrainian Orthodox Church.
The UOC religious community, accepting the consequences, decided to build a new church.
But the representatives of the Kyiv Patriarchate again prevent the community by trying to evict me, the senior priest of the UOC, together with my family, out of the house, which was kindly
provided by one of the faithful, out of the village …»
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