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Mayor of Ivano-Frankivsk said that "Svoboda" would ban the UOC

Mayor of Ivano-Frankivsk said that "Svoboda" would ban the UOC

Mayor of Ivano-Frankivsk Ruslan Martsinkiv on his Facebook page called the Ukrainian Orthodox Church "the church of the occupant", while stating that he does not care about the opi...

Pressing Issue - 15/08/2017     33

UOC: "Followers of Father Raphael" lead believers to a dangerous delusion (VIDEO)

UOC: "Followers of Father Raphael" lead believers to a dangerous delusion (VIDEO)

On August 10 followers of Archimandrite Raphael are going to exhume his remains, anticipating at the same time “great wonders”. Archbishop Vladimir (Orachev), the administrator of ...

Pressing Issue - 12/08/2017     24

The UOC warns against a new sect spreading throughout Ukraine

The UOC warns against a new sect spreading throughout Ukraine

Archbishop of Kamensk and Tsarichansk Vladimir made a statement about the unhealthy excitement around the deceased Archimandrite Raphael (Baranik). Vladyka warns the faithful of th...

Pressing Issue - 04/08/2017     167

Assembly on Orthodoxy takes control of antichurch laws in Ukraine

Assembly on Orthodoxy takes control of antichurch laws in Ukraine

The Interparliamentary Assembly on Orthodoxy (I.A.O.) at its 24 annual conference in Rome sharply criticized antichurch bills to be considered by the Ukrainian Parliament. It is sa...

Pressing Issue - 01/08/2017     36

Newly appeared miraculous icons confirm our choice, – UOC Primate (VIDEO)

Newly appeared miraculous icons confirm our choice, – UOC Primate (VIDEO)

On July 27, before the performance of the prayer service on St. Vladimir Hill, the Primate of the UOC Metropolitan of Kiev and All Ukraine, His Beatitude Onufriy spoke about the si...

Pressing Issue - 29/07/2017     27

Metropolitan Anthony (Pakanich): Local Churches support only the UOC (VIDEO)

Metropolitan Anthony (Pakanich): Local Churches support only the UOC (VIDEO)

UOC Chancellor, Metropolitan of Borispol and Brovary Anthony (Pakanich) told the UOJ correspondent what kind of relations there should be between the Church and the state.

Pressing Issue - 27/07/2017     38

The way to overcome the schism is only one, – hierarch of UOC (VIDEO)

The way to overcome the schism is only one, – hierarch of UOC (VIDEO)

Сhancellor of the UOC, Metropolitan Anthony (Pakanich) of Boryspil and Brovary told a UOJ correspondent how to overcome the church schism in Ukraine.

Pressing Issue - 27/07/2017     28

Seizures of churches will not strengthen the Kiev Patriarchate, – Jerusalem hierarch (VIDEO)

Seizures of churches will not strengthen the Kiev Patriarchate, – Jerusalem hierarch (VIDEO)

Metropolitan Timotheus of Vostra (the Jerusalem Orthodox Church) believes that the multiplication, at the cost of seizure, of the Kiev Patriarchate parishes in Ukraine does not add...

Pressing Issue - 27/07/2017     37

Autocephaly for the Kyiv Patriarchate is unthinkable, – bishop of the Polish Church (VIDEO)

Autocephaly for the Kyiv Patriarchate is unthinkable, – bishop of the Polish Church (VIDEO)

The Archbishop of the Polish Orthodox Church, Met. George of Wroclaw and Szczecin, spoke about the attitude of the Local Churches to the attempts of the Kiev Patriarchate to obtain...

Pressing Issue - 27/07/2017     36

The Church and the state should be partners, – Metropolitan Anthony (Pakanich)

The Church and the state should be partners, – Metropolitan Anthony (Pakanich)

Chancellor of the UOC, Metropolitan Anthony (Pakanich) of Boryspil and Brovary said that the Church stands for partnership relations with the state. Vladyka expressed this opinion ...

Pressing Issue - 26/07/2017     33

We came to thank you for courage, – Polish hierarch to UOC parishioners  (VIDEO)

We came to thank you for courage, – Polish hierarch to UOC parishioners (VIDEO)

The hierarch of the Polish Orthodox Church, Met. George, Archbishop of Wroclaw and Szczecin, came to the village of Ugrinov in the Volyn region to express support for the believers...

Pressing Issue - 26/07/2017     31

Vicegerent of Kiev-Pechersk Lavra writes a convicting letter to the President

Vicegerent of Kiev-Pechersk Lavra writes a convicting letter to the President

Abbot of the Holy Assumption Kiev-Pechersk Lavra, Metropoltian Paul, wrote an open letter to President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and Prime Minister Vladimir Groysman. The letter ...

Pressing Issue - 25/07/2017     42

ROC making a list of professions incompatible with the priesthood

ROC making a list of professions incompatible with the priesthood

On July 17, the meeting of the Presidium of the Inter-Council Presence of the Russian Orthodox Church, which is gathering to determine which professions and types of activities are...

Pressing Issue - 19/07/2017     34

VR Committee approves antichurch bill

VR Committee approves antichurch bill

On July 12 the Committee of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine on Culture and Spirituality considered and approved bill No. 5309 “On introducing amendments to the Law of Ukraine “On Fr...

Pressing Issue - 14/07/2017     46

VR’s Committee is set to consider the bill against the UOC

VR’s Committee is set to consider the bill against the UOC

The Committee of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine on Culture and Spirituality is going to consider bill No. 5309 “Оn introducing amendments to the Law of Ukraine “On Freedom of Consci...

Pressing Issue - 12/07/2017     54