Taiwan is ready to participate in a program of financial assistance in rebuilding temples destroyed by Russian aggression in Ukraine, which will be implemented jointly with the Metropolitan Fund of the Orthodox Church of Ukraine.
His Beatitude Metropolitan of Kyiv and All Ukraine Epiphaniy held an online meeting with Taiwan’s Foreign Minister Joseph Wu.
During the meeting, the parties discussed ways and opportunities to provide assistance to the Ukrainian people suffering from the war by Russia. Metropolitan Epiphanius also spoke about the social initiatives of the Metropolitan Foundation of the Orthodox Church of Ukraine.
Minister Wu noted that the government and people of Taiwan have a deep understanding of how the Ukrainian people are suffering. “We see the suffering, the destruction of the war, it touches the depths of our hearts and we want to support the Ukrainian people in this time of unjust aggression,” the minister said. “We see the help that churches give to people, we see the destruction that temples have suffered, and we want to support you with our contribution,” he said.