In Defense of the Unity of the Russian Church

14.12.2018 0:09

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill sends letters to religious leaders, senior statesmen and heads of international organizations regarding the pressure exerted by the Ukrainian authorities on the Ukrainian Orthodox Church and the government’s interference in the ecclesiastical life in Ukraine

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill sends letters to religious leaders, senior statesmen and heads of international organizations regarding the pressure exerted by the Ukrainian authorities on the Ukrainian Orthodox Church and the government’s interference in the ecclesiastical life in Ukraine “Recently, the interference of the leaders of the secular Ukrainian state in church affairs has grown into a blatant pressure on the episcopate and clerics of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, what allows us to speak of the beginning of the large-scale persecutions,” the letter reads
10.12.2018 19:35

Synod of Bishops of Russian Church Outside of Russia: Patriarchate of Constantinople violates the principle of collegiality which has guided the Church since Apostolic times

Synod of Bishops of Russian Church Outside of Russia: Patriarchate of Constantinople violates the principle of collegiality which has guided the Church since Apostolic times A new threat to the Church of Christ – this is how the situation caused by the Patriarchate of Constantinople’s claims to global jurisdiction has been described in the Russian Church Outside of Russia.
10.12.2018 14:27

Serbian hierarch expresses support to the Ukrainian Orthodox Church

Serbian hierarch expresses support to the Ukrainian Orthodox Church In his letter sent to Metropolitan Antony of Borispol and Brovary, Bishop Joanikije of Budimlje and Nikšić (Serbian Orthodox Church) expressed full support to the canonical Ukrainian Orthodox Church.
08.12.2018 1:29

Synod of Ukrainian Orthodox Church reports pressure put by Ukrainian state authorities on episcopate, clergy and faithful of canonical Church

Synod of Ukrainian Orthodox Church reports pressure put by Ukrainian state authorities on episcopate, clergy and faithful of canonical Church Ukrainian state bodies are carrying out groundless criminal prosecutions and putting pressure on the episcopate, clergy and faithful of the canonical Church with the aim to make them attend the so-called uniting council, the Holy Synod of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church stated at its meeting on December 7, 2018 at…
08.12.2018 0:41

Ukrainian Orthodox Church will consider invalid any decision made by ‘the uniting council’ in Kiev

Ukrainian Orthodox Church will consider invalid any decision made by ‘the uniting council’ in Kiev On December 7, 2018, the Holy Synod of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, which met at the Kiev-Pechersky Laura of the Dormition under the chairmanship of His Beatitude Metropolitan Onufry of Kiev and All Ukraine, discussed the interference of state authorities in church life in Ukraine and the convocation of the…
30.11.2018 19:27

Councils of Russian Orthodox Church’s dioceses in Germany issue joint statement concerning the situation caused by anti-canonical actions of Patriarchate of Constantinople in Ukraine

Councils of Russian Orthodox Church’s dioceses in Germany issue joint statement concerning the situation caused by anti-canonical actions of Patriarchate of Constantinople in Ukraine On the 29th of November 2018, the first joint session of the Diocesan Councils of the diocese of Berlin and Germany of the Moscow Patriarchate and the diocese of Germany of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia took place at the Convent of the Venerable Martyr Elizabeth the Grand…
28.11.2018 17:27

Metropolitan Vladimir of Kishinev and All Moldova’s open letter on situation around Pochaev Monastery

Metropolitan Vladimir of Kishinev and All Moldova’s open letter on situation around Pochaev Monastery The Ukrainian Ministry of Justice commission, in response to a complaint from the Ministry of Culture, has recently cancelled the state registration of the right to use the Pochaev Laura of the Dormition’s Cathedral of the Dormition, Cathedral of the Trinity, monastic cells, belfry, Archbishop’s House and Holy Gates. Metropolitan…
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.
22.11.2018 15:26

His Beatitude Archbishop Anastasios of Tirana and All Albania: Instead of unity of Orthodox Christians in Ukraine, there has appeared a danger of schism in the unity of universal Orthodoxy

His Beatitude Archbishop Anastasios of Tirana and All Albania: Instead of unity of Orthodox Christians in Ukraine, there has appeared a danger of schism in the unity of universal Orthodoxy In his letter sent to His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia on 10 October 2018, His Beatitude Archbishop Anastasios of Tirana and All Albania expressed his concern that the implementation of the project of Ukrainian autocephaly by the Patriarchate of Constantinople would be a “march in a…
16.11.2018 23:17

Bishops’ Council of Polish Orthodox Church bans its clerics from entering into liturgical communion with Ukrainian schismatics that received Constantinople’s recognition

Bishops’ Council of Polish Orthodox Church bans its clerics from entering into liturgical communion with Ukrainian schismatics that received Constantinople’s recognition On the 15th of November 2018, the Bishops’ Council of the Polish Orthodox Church discussed the situation which had arisen due to the recent developments in the ecclesiastical life in Ukraine.