In Defense of the Unity of the Russian Church

03.06.2020 17:13

Raiders in Vinnitsa region of Ukraine hang locks on a church in which parishioners were worshipping

Raiders in Vinnitsa region of Ukraine hang locks on a church in which parishioners were worshipping In the afternoon of May 30, 2020, aggressive representatives of the ‘OCU’ made another attempt to capture the church of the Holy Transfiguration of the canonical Ukrainian Orthodox Church at the village of Luka-Meleshkovskaya, Vinnitsa region. The raiders hung a lock on the church door when parishioners were in it.
02.06.2020 20:33

In Ukraine the priest of a captured church is sought to be deprived of his home that has become the place for parochial worship services

In Ukraine the priest of a captured church is sought to be deprived of his home that has become the place for parochial worship services At the village of Sadov, Volyn region, representatives of the ‘OCU’, who captured the parish church of Our Lady of Kazan in February 2019, continue terrorizing the rector of the parish and members of the community who have remained faithful of the canonical Ukrainian Orthodox Church.
02.06.2020 12:02

Volyn regional authorities in Ukraine continue ‘legalizing’ captures of churches

Volyn regional authorities in Ukraine continue ‘legalizing’ captures of churches By the executive order issued on 22 May 2020 by the head of the Volyn regional public administration, Yu. Poguliayko, two churches taken away earlier from the communities of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church have been transferred for permanent use to the communities of the schismatic ‘Orthodox Church in Ukraine’ which…
18.05.2020 16:44

The Isagoge as a medieval source of the Eastern papism

The Isagoge as a medieval source of the Eastern papism Archpriest Andrey Novikov
06.05.2020 17:39

PAVEL KUZENKOV Rights to Stavropegion: Church Tradition and Phanar’s Claims

PAVEL KUZENKOV Rights to Stavropegion: Church Tradition and Phanar’s Claims Stavropegion is a special status of monasteries and other church institutions (churches, theological schools, alms-houses, etc.), taken out of the canonical jurisdiction of a local diocesan hierarch and subject directly to the primate of a Local Church, for example, to the patriarch.
27.02.2020 12:09

Orthodox Church of the Czech Lands and Slovakia and Activities of Other Orthodox Churches in Its Territory

Orthodox Church of the Czech Lands and Slovakia and Activities of Other Orthodox Churches in Its Territory The establishment by the Patriarchate of Constantinople of a parallel jurisdiction in the canonical territory of the Orthodox Church of the Czech Lands and Slovakia is discussed in particular in an article by Peter Brandtner.
26.12.2019 23:37

Holy Synod of the Russian Church expresses its deep sorrow over uncanonical actions of Patriarch Theodoros of Alexandria who entered into communion with schismatics

Holy Synod of the Russian Church expresses its deep sorrow over uncanonical actions of Patriarch Theodoros of Alexandria who entered into communion with schismatics On 26th December 2019, at its session held in Moscow, the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church gave consideration to the consequences of the recognition by the Primate of the Patriarchate of Alexandria of the schismatic structure acting in Ukraine.
06.12.2019 22:24

Statement of the Synod of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of December 6, 2019

Statement of the Synod of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of December 6, 2019 The Holy Synod of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, after careful deliberation of recent developments in the sphere of inter-Orthodox relations, makes the following statement
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.