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.
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.
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.
Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Department for external church relations of the Moscow Patriarchate, gave an interview to the RIA NOVOSTI.
Recently, the well-known Greek theologian, Prof. Vlasios Phidas, in his article The Autocephaly of the Church of Ukraine and Objections to the Serbian Church[[i]] descended upon His Holiness Patriarch Irenaeus of Serbia, to be more precise, upon the position of the Serbian Orthodox Church on the Ukrainian issue expressed in…
On July 6, 2019, during the Church and the World talk show broadcast on Saturdays and Sundays by Russia 24 TV channel, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations, answered questions from the channel presenter Ekaterina Gracheva.
On 8 July 2019, Metropolitan Antony of Borispol and Brovary, chancellor of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, met with a community of the Church of the Dormition in the village of Morozovka, Borispol diocese. Rev. Nikolai Brega, suspended for his deviation into the schism, repented and expressed his wish to return…
On 30th June 2019, during the Sunday Liturgy, a group of local activists of the “Orthodox church of Ukraine,” accompanied by newly arrived heavy built men, attacked parishioners of the Church of the Holy Transfiguration in Luka-Meleshkovskaya village, Vinnitsa Region.
“We are hurt by what is going on in Ukraine, we pray for the unity of Orthodoxy but for the right unity, the unity in the canonical Church. We wish that the Ukrainian Orthodox Church could continue her salvific journey without political obstacles”, said Metropolitan Timotheos of Vostrol (Patriarchate of…
On 27th June 2019, His Beatitude Patriarch John X of the Great Antioch and All the East sent a letter to His Beatitude Metropolitan Onufry of Kiev and All Ukraine, greeting him with his Name Day and expressing support for the Ukrainian Orthodox Church.