In Defense of the Unity of the Russian Church

03.04.2019 22:33

Holy Synod of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church holds its session

Holy Synod of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church holds its session On 3 April 2019, a session of the Synod of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church (UOC) took place at the Kiev Laura of the Caves under the chairmanship His Beatitude Metropolitan Onufry of Kiev and All Ukraine.
03.04.2019 22:32

Statement of the Holy Synod of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church on the situation in Ukrainian and World Orthodoxy

Statement of the Holy Synod of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church on the situation in Ukrainian and World Orthodoxy The Holy Synod of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church at its session held on April 3, 2019, discussed the situation in the Ukrainian church life and in world Orthodoxy that has come about after the anticanonical granting of the “Tomos of Autocephaly” to the newly created “Orthodox Church of Ukraine”.
03.04.2019 17:18

Problem of violation of the rights of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church’s faithful raised at OSCE meeting

Problem of violation of the rights of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church’s faithful raised at OSCE meeting On 1-2 April 2019, in Vienna, Austria, the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe held the Supplementary Human Dimension Meeting on Upholding the Principles of Tolerance and Non-Discrimination, Including in the Promotion and Protection of Freedom of Religion or Belief.
02.04.2019 16:47

Primate of Albanian Orthodox Church calls Patriarch Bartholomew to hold pan-Orthodox discussion on Ukrainian problem

Primate of Albanian Orthodox Church calls Patriarch Bartholomew to hold pan-Orthodox discussion on Ukrainian problem On March 29, 2019, the official internet portal of the Albanian Orthodox Church published the text of a letter written by His Beatitude Anastasios, Archbishop of Tirana and All Albania, to the Primate of the Church of Constantinople.
30.03.2019 13:52

Metropolitan Kallistos (Ware) explains why he disagrees with Patriarch Bartholomew’s decision on Ukraine

Metropolitan Kallistos (Ware) explains why he disagrees with Patriarch Bartholomew’s decision on Ukraine Metropolitan Kallistos (Ware) of Diokleia, professor at Oxford University, chairman of the board of directors of the Institute for Orthodox Christian Studies in Cambridge, and Honorary President of the Orthodox Association of Theological Schools (Oxford, UK), disagrees with the decision of Patriarch Bartholomew to interfere in the church affairs in…
27.03.2019 14:26

Chancellor of Ukrainian Orthodox Church supports rectors of churches seized by schismatics in Volyn region

Chancellor of Ukrainian Orthodox Church supports rectors of churches seized by schismatics in Volyn region On 26 March 2019, at the Kiev Lavra of the Caves, with the blessing of the Primate of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, Metropolitan Antony of Borispol and Brovary met with rectors of parishes located in the Volyn diocese, whose church buildings had been seized by schismatics, the archpastor reported on…
27.03.2019 13:12

Ukrainian Orthodox Church reports captures of churches and violations of human rights

Ukrainian Orthodox Church reports captures of churches and violations of human rights On March 26, 2019, a press conference took place at the Kiev Laura of the Caves on ‘The Ukrainian Orthodox Church in March: the reaction of international organizations, legal action, religious conflicts in regions – figures and facts’.
22.03.2019 19:06

Primate of Ukrainian Orthodox Church, addressing Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko: This is not the path that will lead to unity

Primate of Ukrainian Orthodox Church, addressing Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko: This is not the path that will lead to unity On 21 March 2019, the Primate of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, His Beatitude Metropolitan Onufry of Kiev and All Ukraine, took part in a meeting of the Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko with members of the All-Ukrainian Council of Churches and Religious Organizations. The meeting was organized on the initiative of…
21.03.2019 17:28

Members of Synod of Central Asian metropolitan area send message of support to His Beatitude Metropolitan Onufry of Kiev and All Ukraine

Members of Synod of Central Asian metropolitan area send message of support to His Beatitude Metropolitan Onufry of Kiev and All Ukraine On March 19, at the Religious and Administrative Centre of the Tashkent diocese, the Synod of the Central Asian metropolitan area held its first session in 2019 under the chairmanship of Metropolitan Vikenty of Tashkent and Uzbekistan.
18.03.2019 22:24

Representative of World Russian People’s Council speaks at UN Human Rights Council on violation of religious freedom in Ukraine

Representative of World Russian People’s Council speaks at UN Human Rights Council on violation of religious freedom in Ukraine During the debates in the United Nations Human Rights Council, Archpriest Mikhail Gundayev, representative of the World Russian People’s Council (WRPC) in Geneva, spoke on the violation of believers’ rights and religious freedom in Ukraine.