The full text of the memo on the situation in church life in Ukraine drafted by Metropolitan Nikiphoros of Kykkos and Tillyria for the Synod of the Orthodox Church of Cyprus
February 21, 2019 – Metropolitan Anthony of Borispol and Brovary, chancellor of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, met with His Holiness and Beatitude Iliya II, Catholicos-Patriarch of All Georgia, at his residence in the city of Tbilisi.
On 18 February 2019, the Holy Synod of the Orthodox Church of Cyprus held an extraordinary session under the chairmanship of His Beatitude Archbishop Chrysostomos of New Justiniana and All Cyprus to discuss the situation surrounding the church life in Ukraine.
Archbishop Mark of Berlin and Germany, hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, appealed to the members of the German Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops with an open letter in which he expressed his diocese’s position concerning the situation in the Orthodox world caused by the decisions of…
On February 18, 2019, the Ukrainian Orthodox Church information-education department reported with reference to the website of the Gorlovka diocese that Metropolitan Mitrofan of Gorlovka and Slavyansk was detained at a checkpoint and convoyed to the Slavyansk municipal police office.
In connection with mass violations of human rights in Ukraine and a real threat of escalation of the religious conflicts in the country, Bishop Victor of Baryshevka, head of the UOC representation to the European international organizations, recorded a video-appeal to officials of the United Nations Organization, Organization for Security…
His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia congratulated His Beatitude Patriarch Theodore II of Alexandria on the commemoration day of his heavenly patron – Great Martyr Theodore the Tyron.
Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, sent a message to His Beatitude Patriarch Theodore II of Alexandria and All Africa, greeting him with his Name Day.
During his visit to Bulgaria Metropolitan Anthony of Borispol and Brovary, chancellor of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, gave an interview to pravoslavie.bg web portal, in which he spoke of the problems facing the Ukrainian Orthodoxy and of how Constantinople’s recent decisions and actions jeopardize the unity and canonical order of…
On 15 February 2019, the Feast of the Meeting of our Lord Jesus Christ, Metropolitan Sergy of Singapore and Southeast Asia, Patriarchal Exarch for Southeast Asia, celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the Church of the Holy Great Martyr George the Victory-Bearer in Phnom Penh during his archpastoral visit to the…