Archpriest Anastasios Gkotsopoulos Examines Prof. Vlasios Fidas' Claims
The translation into Russian of the conclusions at which Nicephorus, metropolitan of Kykkos and Tillyria (Greek Orthodox Church of Cyprus), arrives in his work on the Ukrainian ecclesiastical question.
Deacon Feodor Shulga made a report on the current situation of the faithful of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church in the territory of Ukraine and the recent facts of violation of their rights in several regions of the country.
On November 9, Bishop Victor of Baryshivka, head of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church’s representation to European international organizations, attended the annual OSCE Supplementary Human Dimension Meeting (SHDM) on Freedom of Religion or Belief.
In connection with the fact that on October 24, 2020, His Beatitude Chrysostomos II, Archbishop of New Justiniana and All Cyprus, recognized one of the Ukrainian schismatic communities and with the comments he gave on this occasion to the press, published below is the text of the message of greeting…
Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, Chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s department for external church relations, speaks about a possible reaction of the Russian Orthodox Church to the recognition of the ‘OCU’ by the Church of Cyprus in his talk to RIA Novosti news agency.
On 28th September 2020, two young men covered with offensive slogans the fence around the house belonging to Rev. Maxim Yoyenko, a cleric of the Lvov diocese, and threw paint at the trailer which the faithful use as a place of worship.
On September 26, 2020, at the Belichi village, Ivanovichi district, Volyn Region, some OCU activists, using housebreaking instruments, tried to seize the St Michael church of a religious community of the canonical Church.
On September 26, 2020, the Pechera administration of the National Police Directorate in Kiev opened a criminal case and launched investigation into the threats coming from ‘OCU priest’ Petr Sokolovsky to a cleric of the canonical Ukrainian Orthodox Church.
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.