The Orthodox Church of Ukraine (OCU) was de facto recognized by another local Orthodox Church. This was reported on the official page of the OCU on Facebook.
It is reported that on September 11-14, a delegation of the OCU visited the Metropolis of Langada in Greece and took part in the worship service on the occasion of the church festival near Thessalonica. It is also reported that in addition to the hierarchs of the Patriarchate of Constantinople and the Church of Greece and the OCU, Bishop Chrysostom of Mozambique (Karangunis) participated in the worship.
“The concelebration of the Bishop from South Africa t the Divine Liturgy witnessed the Eucharistic unity, that is, the actual recognition of the Orthodox Church of Ukraine as another local Church,” the report said.