In Defense of the Unity of the Russian Church

06.05.2019 13:23

Pulling Back the Curtain: The Anatomy of Patriarch Bartholomew’s Letter to Albania

Pulling Back the Curtain: The Anatomy of Patriarch Bartholomew’s Letter to Albania Even as it reveals much about the mentality and self-understanding of the Patriarchate of Constantinople, the letter of Patriarch Bartholomew to Archbishop Anastasios of Albania is a puzzling document. Why would His All-Holiness blithely cite a letter from the Council of Carthage that undercuts his claim to the right to…
04.05.2019 17:42

Patriarch Theodoros of Alexandria expresses support for canonical Orthodoxy in Ukraine

Patriarch Theodoros of Alexandria expresses support for canonical Orthodoxy in Ukraine On May 2, 2019, the festive vespers was celebrated at the church of Protomartyr George the Conqueror in Old Cairo.
20.04.2019 19:53

Statement by the Synod of the Orthodox Church of Moldova with regard to the current tragic situation of persecution of clergy and flock of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church

Statement by the Synod of the Orthodox Church of Moldova with regard to the current tragic situation of persecution of clergy and flock of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church The statement was adopted at a session of the Synod of the Orthodox Church of Moldova on 19th April 2019.
19.04.2019 17:02

Primates of Orthodox Churches of Alexandria, Antioch, Jerusalem and Cyprus emphasize the necessity of defending the faithful, churches and monasteries in Ukraine from attacks and violence

Primates of Orthodox Churches of Alexandria, Antioch, Jerusalem and Cyprus emphasize the necessity of defending the faithful, churches and monasteries in Ukraine from attacks and violence On 18th April 2019, at the invitation of His Beatitude Archbishop Chrysostomos II of New Justiniana and All Cyprus, Their Beatitudes Patriarch Theodore of Alexandria and All Africa, Patriarch John X of Antioch and All the East, and Patriarch Theophilos III of Jerusalem visited Cyprus.
15.04.2019 19:00

‘OCU’ supporters continue seizing church buildings of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Rovno region

‘OCU’ supporters continue seizing church buildings of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Rovno region The Information and Education Department of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church reports that on Sunday, 14 April 2019, divine service began at eight in the morning with a hundred of parishioners in attendance at the Church of Ss Cosmas and Damian in the village of Rozvazh, Ostrog district, Rovno region.
15.04.2019 12:09

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill’s interview to Ethnos newspaper

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill’s interview to Ethnos newspaper Answering questions from the Greek newspaper’s correspondent, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia told how Constantinople’s anticanonical steps aimed at granting the “Tomos of autocephaly” to schismatics in Ukraine affected the Ukrainian Orthodox Church and why these actions pose a challenge to the pan-Orthodox unity.
09.04.2019 23:24

Clergymen of the ROCOR Eastern American Diocese express support to canonical Ukrainian Orthodox Church

Clergymen of the ROCOR Eastern American Diocese express support to canonical Ukrainian Orthodox Church Participants in the Great Lenten Pastoral Conference of the Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, in the resolution adopted at the result of the meeting, noted “the grave situation of… Ukrainian Orthodox Church headed by His Beatitude Metropolitan Onouphry, which is suffering persecution at the…
09.04.2019 11:28

Aid for Ukrainian Orthodox communities thrust out of their church buildings is collected in Montenegro

Aid for Ukrainian Orthodox communities thrust out of their church buildings is collected in Montenegro On 5 April 2019, Archpriest Ostoja Knežević, rector of the Cathedral of St. Basil of Ostrog in Nikšić, Montenegro, who was on pilgrimage to Ukraine with the blessing of Bishop Joanikije of Budimlja and Nikšić, brought funds collected by parishioners of the Cathedral to the communities of the Ternopol diocese…
05.04.2019 11:38

Polish Orthodox Church: Autocephaly in Ukraine cannot be granted to a group of schismatics

Polish Orthodox Church: Autocephaly in Ukraine cannot be granted to a group of schismatics The Bishops’ Council of the Polish Orthodox Church published on its official site on April 2, 2019, a Statement on “the Ukrainian problem”.
04.04.2019 15:55

Holy Synod voices support to the canonical Ukrainian Orthodox Church

Holy Synod voices support to the canonical Ukrainian Orthodox Church On April 4, 2019, the Holy Synod under the chairmanship of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia discussed the situation in Ukraine (Minutes 21).