The patriarch Kiev Philaret considers that in Ukraine there is no uniform Ukrainian orthodox local church.
He told about it in the sermon after a festive liturgy on the occasion of anniversary of a baptism of Kievan Rus' on the Vladimir hill, report the Ukrainian news.
"If say that in Ukraine there is a uniform orthodox local church - that is a lie. When Kirill (the Patriarch Moscow) said that in Ukraine there is an Orthodox local church, he spoke about the Russian church", - Philaret told.
He noted that in Russia really there is a local church, and indicated the need of existence of the Ukrainian local orthodox church for Ukraine.
Philaret urged believers to love each other, instead of to hate that will be pledge of creation of uniform Local Orthodox Ukrainian church.
It is known that earlier the Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia Kirill declared that considers that in Ukraine already there is a uniform orthodox local church.