In Defense of the Unity of the Russian Church

02.12.2019 16:57

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill: We pray and work to the end that the forces of evil may not shatter the unity of Orthodox Churches

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill: We pray and work to the end that the forces of evil may not shatter the unity of Orthodox Churches On 2nd December 2019, during a brotherly repast following the Divine Liturgy celebrated at the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour in Moscow, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia commented on the situation that had arisen in the world Orthodoxy after the recognition of the OCU non-canonical group…
29.11.2019 21:28

Metropolitan Nikiphoros of Kykkos and Tillyria calls the uncanonical decision of Patriarch of Constantinople to recognize schismatics in Ukraine the reason behind the current painful crisis in inter-Orthodox relations

Metropolitan Nikiphoros of Kykkos and Tillyria calls the uncanonical decision of Patriarch of Constantinople to recognize schismatics in Ukraine the reason behind the current painful crisis in inter-Orthodox relations Metropolitan Nikiphoros of Kykkos and Tillyria (Orthodox Church of Cyprus) expressed his concern over the painful crisis that had arisen within the Orthodox Church.
11.11.2019 14:52

SCOBA Resolution on the “Ukrainian Autocephalous Church”

SCOBA Resolution on the “Ukrainian Autocephalous Church” This body did not have even the semblance of apostolic succession, as its “holy orders” were derived from a self-consecrated “bishop.”
28.10.2019 17:46

Archim. Sophrony (Sakharov): Unity of the Church, an Image of the Holy Trinity (Orthodox triadology as a principle of ecclesiology)

Archim. Sophrony (Sakharov): Unity of the Church, an Image of the Holy Trinity (Orthodox triadology as a principle of ecclesiology) This essay was published in Russian and French in 1950.
17.10.2019 15:30

Statement of the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church

Statement of the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church On 17th October 2019, during a session of the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church, a statement was adopted concerning the situation that arose in the Greek Orthodox Church after it convened on 12th October 2019 the extraordinary Council of Hierarchs on the Ukrainian church issue (Minutes No. 125).
07.10.2019 16:07

On the invalidity of episcopal ordinations of Ukrainian schismatics and non-canonicity of the ‘Orthodox Church of Ukraine’

On the invalidity of episcopal ordinations of Ukrainian schismatics and  non-canonicity of the ‘Orthodox Church of Ukraine’ COMMENTARY OF THE SECRETARIAT OF THE SYNODAL BIBLICAL-THEOLOGICAL COMMISSION
07.10.2019 14:55

Schism At The Price Of Deceit: Putting an End to the Discussion around the “Chekalin Consecrations of the So-Called “Orthodox Church of Ukraine”

Schism At The Price Of Deceit: Putting an End to the Discussion around the “Chekalin Consecrations of the So-Called “Orthodox Church of Ukraine” On the 25th of August of the year the Ukrainian site Cerkvarium, which usually publishes critical attacks and sometimes manipulative or slanderous articles against canonical Orthodoxy and the canonical Ukrainian Orthodox Church, has once more tried to prove the supposed canonicity of the “consecrations” of part of the current hierarchy…
20.09.2019 11:20

Head of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church representation to international organizations meets with Primate of the Polish Orthodox Church

Head of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church representation to international organizations meets with Primate of the Polish Orthodox Church On September 19, 2019, Bishop Victor of Baryshev, head of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church representation to international organizations, with a blessing of His Beatitude Onufriy, Metropolitan of Kiev and All Ukraine, met in Warsaw with the Primate of the Polish Orthodox Church.
13.09.2019 16:58

An Open Letter from Greek Clergy and Laity on the Ukrainian Issue

An Open Letter from Greek Clergy and Laity on the Ukrainian Issue One hundred and seventy-nine clergymen, monks and laypeople sent an open letter to the Primate and episcopate of the Orthodox Church of Greece, expressing their concern and alarm over the uncanonical granting of autocephaly to the Ukrainian schismatics.
14.08.2019 12:48

Schismatics capture a church of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church at Bobly village, Volyn region

Schismatics capture a church of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church at Bobly village, Volyn region On August 11, 2019, supporters of the so-called Orthodox Church in Ukraine together with three ‘priests’ of this structure unlawfully got into the Ukrainian Orthodox Church’s church of the Protecting Veil by cutting off its locks and waged a fight in it.