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Prosecutor's Office of Transcarpathia starts criminal investigation into priest-defector

Prosecutor's Office of Transcarpathia starts criminal investigation into priest-defector

As it became known to the UOJ from its sources, the Prosecutor's Office of Transcarpathia started investigation on the case of forgery by the priest of the UAOC Sergei Umantsiv and...

Events - 19/02/2017     3

Journalists ask Ministry of Culture to stop trampling on UOC hierarchs with fake reports

Journalists ask Ministry of Culture to stop trampling on UOC hierarchs with fake reports

Orthodox journalist Vasiliy Anisimov called the accusations of the Ministry of Culture of the UOC clergy as slander. He writes about it in the article, published on the site of «Ra...

Events - 16/02/2017     8

Watchdogs require explanations from Ministry of Culture due to pressure on the UOC

Watchdogs require explanations from Ministry of Culture due to pressure on the UOC

Organisation «Public Advocacy» urged the Ministry of Culture of Ukraine to give explanations owing to public accusations of the UOC priests of «anti-Ukrainian» and «separatist» act...

Events - 15/02/2017     8

Cardinal Kurt Koch proposes to set up a commission to reconcile ROC and UGCC

Cardinal Kurt Koch proposes to set up a commission to reconcile ROC and UGCC

President of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity, Cardinal Kurt Koch has proposed to establish a special commission to settle all misunderstandings between the Rus...

Events - 15/02/2017     11

Day of Remembrance of fallen Afghan soldiers: Wars and losses are ongoing. The Church prays for the victims, – UOC

Day of Remembrance of fallen Afghan soldiers: Wars and losses are ongoing. The Church prays for the victims, – UOC

On February 15, nearly 30 years after the Afghan war, the UOC serves a litany for the repose of the Orthodox Christians who, doing their military duty, remained loyal to their oath...

Events - 15/02/2017     6

There is no one Church of UOC-KP, – cleric of the Kiev Patriarchate

There is no one Church of UOC-KP, – cleric of the Kiev Patriarchate

Priest Sergei Gorbik of the Kiev Patriarchate said that the UOC-KP is not a unified structure, and each diocese selectively refers to priests of other dioceses. He wrote about this...

Events - 15/02/2017     11

Statements by the Ministry of Culture of the UOC incite interfaith hatred, – expert

Statements by the Ministry of Culture of the UOC incite interfaith hatred, – expert

Rather than contribute to the harmonization of the state and interfaith relations, the current activities of the Ministry of Culture of Ukraine are aimed at causing hatred bursts, ...

Events - 15/02/2017     9

War is the result of separation from God, – hierarch of the Church

War is the result of separation from God, – hierarch of the Church

All that happens to a particular individual and society as a whole always has God's hidden plan and providence. So Metropolitan Mitrofan of Lugansk and Alchevsk commented to a UOJ ...

Events - 14/02/2017     7

The tragedy in Lugansk brings people closer to God, – Bishop Mitrofan

The tragedy in Lugansk brings people closer to God, – Bishop Mitrofan

The tragic events that are now taking place on the territory of the Lugansk region have turned people to God and the Church, said Metropolitan Mitrofan (Yurchuk) of Lugansk and Alc...

Events - 14/02/2017     6

Head of the UOC Law Depatment: Filaret and Ministry of Culture ventilate the same falsehood on the amount of parishes having passed to schism

Head of the UOC Law Depatment: Filaret and Ministry of Culture ventilate the same falsehood on the amount of parishes having passed to schism

On 12 February «Espresso TV» channel in the programme «Kniazhytskiy» showed UOC KP leader Filaret who claimed that «one hundred or even more parishes, which used to belong to the U...

Events - 14/02/2017     14

UOJ inquires MIA in the wake of «Statement of Separatist Actions» of UOC clergy

UOJ inquires MIA in the wake of «Statement of Separatist Actions» of UOC clergy

UOJ made an information inquiry to the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine regarding criminal proceedings, initiated in view of the “Statement as per the separatist and anti-Uk...

Events - 14/02/2017     16

OSCE concerned about frequent thefts in UOC churches of Odessa region

OSCE concerned about frequent thefts in UOC churches of Odessa region

Representatives of the OSCE special monitoring mission in Ukraine initiated a meeting with the dean of the Belgorod-Dniester district, Archpriest Rustik Vykhodtsev, during which fr...

Events - 11/02/2017     18

Chancellor of UOC meets with Primate of Bulgarian Orthodox Church

Chancellor of UOC meets with Primate of Bulgarian Orthodox Church

On February 10, 2017, with the blessing of His Beatitude Metropolitan Onufriy of Kiev and All Ukraine, the chancellor of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, Metropolitan Anthony of Bori...

Events - 11/02/2017     22

Verkhovna Rada Committee wants to toughen responsibility for damage to places of worship

Verkhovna Rada Committee wants to toughen responsibility for damage to places of worship

Verkhovna Rada Committee on Culture and Spirituality supported bill № 5679 to ban outdoor advertising on the monuments of cultural heritage and bill № 5677 to increase responsibili...

Events - 10/02/2017     11

“Run or die”: parents raise alarm in the wake of new deathly game for teens

“Run or die”: parents raise alarm in the wake of new deathly game for teens

Warns are emerging in social networks on a dangerous amusement of schoolchildren, who jump to roads right before vehicles. The crux of the “game” is to cross the road as close to d...

Events - 09/02/2017     20