Addresses and Comments

07.06.2019 14:06

Archpriest Nikolay Danilevich: The situation in Ukraine is not at all such as being presented to Patriarch Bartholomew and as he declares to the world

Archpriest Nikolay Danilevich: The situation in Ukraine is not at all such as being presented to Patriarch Bartholomew and as he declares to the world In one of his interviews, Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople stated that his interference in Ukraine for all its contradiction to church resolutions had as its consequence “the restoration of canonicity” of the multi-million Ukrainian people and expressed an opinion that the presence of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church in this country…
05.06.2019 1:10

Paper read by Bishop Joanikije of Budimlja and Niksic (Serbian Orthodox Church) at international academic reflection-action conference on Violations of Rights of Believers in Ukraine

Paper read by Bishop Joanikije of Budimlja and Niksic (Serbian Orthodox Church) at international academic reflection-action conference on Violations of Rights of Believers in Ukraine In the actions undertaken by the Patriarchate of Constantinople in Ukraine to recognize and merge two groups headed by two schismatics (one of them is anathematized) and to present thus created structure with “autocephaly”, which has not been recognized by any of the other Orthodox Churches, there is nothing that…
02.06.2019 11:16

Russia – Ukraine – Belarus: One Spiritual Space

Russia – Ukraine – Belarus: One Spiritual Space Address by Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, DECR chairman, at the conference on Russia – Ukraine - Belarus: A Common Civilizational Space? (Fribourg, Switzerland, 1st June 2019).
26.11.2018 15:36

Metropolitan Anthony of Borispol: Our faithful feel betrayed by the Ecumenical Patriarchate

Metropolitan Anthony of Borispol: Our faithful feel betrayed by the Ecumenical Patriarchate Metropolitan Anthony of Borispol, chancellor of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, answered questions from the Romfea Greek church news agency. The text of the interview is published on the website of the UOC Synodal Information and Education Department.
14.11.2018 17:20

Metropolitan Hilarion: Patriarch Bartholomew’s actions do not heal the schism but rather deepen it

Metropolitan Hilarion: Patriarch Bartholomew’s actions do not heal the schism but rather deepen it Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations, gives interview to Romfea, a Greek church news agency.
07.11.2018 16:41

Metropolitan Hilarion: Patriarch of Constantinople claims power over history itself

Metropolitan Hilarion: Patriarch of Constantinople claims power over history itself The chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, has given an interview to the Serbian Politika daily.
06.11.2018 17:34

Interview given by Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, DECR chairman, to Italian news agency SIR

Interview given by Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, DECR chairman, to Italian news agency SIR (Russian) В интервью итальянскому агентству SIR председатель Отдела внешних церковных связей Московского Патриархата митрополит Волоколамский Иларион рассказал о ситуации, которая сложилась в связи с антиканоническими шагами Константинопольского Патриархата, из-за которых Священный Синод Русской Православной Церкви признал невозможным продолжение евхаристического общения с ним.
31.10.2018 17:49

Situation in Ukraine is discussed at “Faith and Word” festival

Situation in Ukraine is discussed at “Faith and Word” festival On 31 October 2018, the Ukrainian church problem and a threat of the “one local Orthodox Church” the creation of which is being imposed by the Ukrainian authorities, was discussed in the framework of the ‘Faith and Word” international festival of Orthodox media.
30.10.2018 16:53

Patriarch Kirill: There is no conflict between Constantinople and Moscow but there is Moscow’s defence of inviolable canonical norms

Patriarch Kirill: There is no conflict between Constantinople and Moscow but there is Moscow’s defence of inviolable canonical norms On October 28, 2018, His Holiness Kirill, Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, presided over the Divine Liturgy at the church of Our Lady the Joy to All the Afflicted (the Transfiguration of the Lord) in Bolshaya Ordynka, Moscow.
28.10.2018 22:31

Metropolitan Hilarion: Patriarch Bartholomew is not free in his actions

Metropolitan Hilarion: Patriarch Bartholomew is not free in his actions On October 27, during ‘The Church and the World’ program aired by Russia-24 TV channel on Saturdays and Sundays, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations, answered questions from its host Ekaterina Gracheva.