DECR chairman congratulates Metropolitan Onufry on election as Primate of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church
(Russian) "В том, что в трудный и судьбоносный для Украины час архиереи Украинской Православной Церкви избрали своим Отцом и наставником убеждённого поборника церковного единства, мне, как и многим другим, видится благодатное действие Духа Святого и сугубое явление милости Божией к православному народу Украины", - говорится в послании.
Metropolitan Hilarion: responsibility placed on Primate of Ukrainian Orthodox Church is as great as never before
Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate Department for External Church Relations, has made the following comment to the UNIAN news agency on the election of the Metropolitan of Kiev and All Ukraine by the Bishops’ Council of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, which took place on August 13
On August 13, 2014, after the results of the vote of the Bishops’ Council of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church were announced, Metropolitan Onufry of Chernovtsy and Bukovina, elected Metropolitan of Kiev and All Ukraine, celebrated a thanksgiving at the Kiev Laura of the Caves’ Cathedral of the Dormition.
On 13 August 2014, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia prayed in the Church of Ss Cyril and Methodius Equal-to-the-Apostles at the Patriarchal and Synodal Spiritual, Administrative and Cultural Centre of the Russian Orthodox Church in the south of Russia for the Bishops’ Council of the Ukrainian…
His Holiness Patriarch Kirill celebrates requiem service on the 40th day since the demise of Metropolitan Vladimir of Kiev and All Ukraine
On 13 August 2014, the 40th day since the demise of His Beatitude Metropolitan Vladimir of Kiev and All Ukraine, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia celebrated requiem service in the Church of Ss Cyril and Methodius Equal-to-the-Apostles at the Patriarchal and Synodal Spiritual, Administrative and Cultural…