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21.02.2019 8:56

Metropolitan Nikiphoros of Kykkos and Tillyria: Patriarch Bartholomew’s granting status of autocephalous Church to schismatic community of Philaret and Epifaniy has not healed Ukrainian schism but deepened and aggravated it

Metropolitan Nikiphoros of Kykkos and Tillyria: Patriarch Bartholomew’s granting status of autocephalous Church to schismatic community of Philaret and Epifaniy has not healed Ukrainian schism but deepened and aggravated it 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
20.02.2019 18:52

Chancellor of Ukrainian Orthodox Church meets with Catholicos-Patriarch Iliya II of All Georgia

Chancellor of Ukrainian Orthodox Church meets with Catholicos-Patriarch Iliya II of All Georgia 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.
20.02.2019 14:39

Synod of the Orthodox Church of Cyprus does not recognize “Orthodox church of Ukraine”

Synod of the Orthodox Church of Cyprus does not recognize “Orthodox church of Ukraine” 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.
19.02.2019 21:19

Archbishop Mark of Berlin and Germany: Actions of the Patriarchate of Constantinople pave the way for confusion, pain and dissension for years to come

Archbishop Mark of Berlin and Germany: Actions of the Patriarchate of Constantinople pave the way for confusion, pain and dissension for years to come 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…
18.02.2019 19:27

Metropolitan Mitrofan detained by Ukrainian police

Metropolitan Mitrofan detained by Ukrainian police 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.
18.02.2019 16:05

Representative of Ukrainian Orthodox Church appeals to international organization over facts of mass violations of rights of believers in Ukraine

Representative of Ukrainian Orthodox Church appeals to international organization over facts of mass violations of rights of believers in Ukraine 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…
17.02.2019 16:05

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill greets His Beatitude Patriarch Theodore of Alexandria with his Name Day

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill greets His Beatitude Patriarch Theodore of Alexandria with his Name Day 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.
17.02.2019 16:00

Metropolitan Hilarion sends greetings to Primate of the Orthodox Church of Alexandria on his Name Day

Metropolitan Hilarion sends greetings to Primate of the Orthodox Church of Alexandria on his Name Day 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.
16.02.2019 19:47

Metropolitan Anthony of Borispol and Brovary: Ordeals make us stronger

Metropolitan Anthony of Borispol and Brovary: Ordeals make us stronger 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…
16.02.2019 14:07

Patriarchal Exarch for Southeast Asia celebrates Liturgy in the capital of Cambodia

Patriarchal Exarch for Southeast Asia celebrates Liturgy in the capital of Cambodia 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…