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Met. Hilarion (Alfeyev) believes St. Nicholas once saved him from death

Met. Hilarion (Alfeyev) believes St. Nicholas once saved him from death

Metropolitan Hilarion (Alfeyev), head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, has related a story of miraculous rescue from St. Nicholas, whose relic...

In the World - 23/05/2017     8

Rada may consider anti-church bill № 4128 this week – Yelenskiy

Rada may consider anti-church bill № 4128 this week – Yelenskiy

Between May 23 and May 26, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine may consider one of the anti-church bills – № 4128, its author, an MP from the faction "People's Front" Viktor Yelensky, sa...

Events - 23/05/2017     8

Believers disrupt LGBT march in Chisinau

Believers disrupt LGBT march in Chisinau

On May 21, Orthodox faithful have prevented sexual minorities from marching down the planned itinerary through central Chisinau. The religious believers blocked the street in front...

In the World - 23/05/2017     9

Petition against anti-church bills appears on Verkhovna Rada website

Petition against anti-church bills appears on Verkhovna Rada website

A petition which collects signatures for the abolition of anti-church bills № 4511 and № 4128 has been published on the website of the Verkhovna Rada.

Events - 23/05/2017     10

First divine service held in the house of the elder of the seized church of UOC in Kinakhovtsy (PHOTOS)

First divine service held in the house of the elder of the seized church of UOC in Kinakhovtsy (PHOTOS)

Sixty parishioners attended the first divine service, which was performed in the house of the chief of the UOC community, whose church in the village of Kinakhovtsy, Zbarazh distri...

Events - 23/05/2017     15

Union of Christians of the West and the East is possible, – Patriarch Kirill

Union of Christians of the West and the East is possible, – Patriarch Kirill

Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia believes Christians of different confessions will unite in the future, reports RIA Novosti.

In the World - 23/05/2017     9

Sensation-lovers try to disinform Ukrainians about the Moleben at the Rada, – head of UOC Legal Department

Sensation-lovers try to disinform Ukrainians about the Moleben at the Rada, – head of UOC Legal Department

The moleben under the walls of the Verkhovna Rada caused a flood of fakes. One of them was published by the Ukrayinska Pravda, reports on his FB page the head of the Legal Departme...

Events - 23/05/2017     11

Relics of St. Nicholas from Italy met by thousands of believers at Christ the Savior Cathedral

Relics of St. Nicholas from Italy met by thousands of believers at Christ the Savior Cathedral

On May 21, Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia solemnly met at the Cathedral of Christ the Savior relics of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker first time in history delivered from...

Events - 23/05/2017     7

Primate of UOC honours memory of victims of political repressions

Primate of UOC honours memory of victims of political repressions

On May 21, the Day of Remembrance of Victims of Political Repressions, His Beatitude Metropolitan Onufry of Kiev and All Ukraine honored the memory of victims of political repressi...

Events - 23/05/2017     9

Scientists conduct a unique operation to retrieve the relics of Nicholas the Wonderworker

Scientists conduct a unique operation to retrieve the relics of Nicholas the Wonderworker

To retrieve from the crypt a fragment of the relics of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker – the left ninth rib – a unique operation was performed. This was said by Dr. Francesco Introna...

In the World - 23/05/2017     9

Address by Primate of UOC on 80th anniversary of political repressions of 1937-1938

Address by Primate of UOC on 80th anniversary of political repressions of 1937-1938

Political ideas based on the search for imaginary enemies only generate tears and despair. This is said in the Address to the Ukrainian community and congregation of the Ukrainian ...

Events - 23/05/2017     10

Head of Zaporozhye RSA condemns anti-church laws, resigns from SBU and publishes a declaration

Head of Zaporozhye RSA condemns anti-church laws, resigns from SBU and publishes a declaration

Head of regional state administration Konstantin Bryl being a seconded employee of the Security Service of Ukraine decided to resign from SBU to the reserve, as well as to publish ...

Events - 20/05/2017     20

Primate of Belarusian Church calls on President of Ukraine to defend believers’ rights

Primate of Belarusian Church calls on President of Ukraine to defend believers’ rights

Metropolitan of Minsk and Zaslavsk Paul, Patriarchal Exarch of All Belarus, addressed President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko in view of the anti-Orthodox bills, informs the Official...

Events - 20/05/2017     23

Metropolitan of Czech Lands Rastislav urges Poroshenko and Parubiy not to support schism

Metropolitan of Czech Lands Rastislav urges Poroshenko and Parubiy not to support schism

The adoption of anti-religious laws will undermine the fundamentals of religious freedom and equality of Churches and religious organizations in Ukraine and will cause a new upsurg...

Events - 20/05/2017     19

MPs do not have time to consider anti-church bills but "no joy too soon"

MPs do not have time to consider anti-church bills but "no joy too soon"

The evening session of the Verkhovna Rada is closed. MPs did not have time to consider bills №4128 and №4511, reports a UOJ correspondent.

Events - 19/05/2017     30