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Cross procession to Josaphat Valley gathers about 35 000 believers (PHOTOS)

Cross procession to Josaphat Valley gathers about 35 000 believers (PHOTOS)

On August 15, a traditional religious procession to the Josaphat Valley was led by the Primate of the UOC Metropolitan of Kiev and All Ukraine, His Beatitude Onufry. According to a UOJ correspondent, ...

Events - 16/08/2017     22

More than 3,000 believers pray on Anna’s Hill (VIDEO)

More than 3,000 believers pray on Anna’s Hill (VIDEO)

On August 14, the patronal feast day of the Holy Martyrs of the Maccabees, the bishops of the UOC celebrated the Liturgy in the church of St. Anna’s Monastery located in the village of Vashkovtsy, Che...

Events - 15/08/2017     17

Interactive map of monasteries developed and published in the UOC

Interactive map of monasteries developed and published in the UOC

The Synodal Commission of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church for the Affairs of Monasteries has developed and published a map showing the location of 293 monasteries of the canonical church.

Events - 15/08/2017     77

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 opinion on this issue o...

Pressing Issue - 15/08/2017     10

Filaret proponents try to disrupt worship of the UOC community in Kotiuzhiny (VIDEO)

Filaret proponents try to disrupt worship of the UOC community in Kotiuzhiny (VIDEO)

Members of the Kiev Patriarchate damaged the lock on the church house where the community of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church holds their divine worships in Kotiuzhiny village of Ternopol region. This is...

Events - 14/08/2017     10

Right-wing radicals chase the gay-parade in Odessa

Right-wing radicals chase the gay-parade in Odessa

In Odessa there was held an “equality march” of LGBT. No more than 200 people in the dense ring of a significant number of fighters of the National Guard of Ukraine passed from the Vorontsov Palace to...

Events - 14/08/2017     15

UOC community deprived of its temple on the territory of military unit in Kiev region

UOC community deprived of its temple on the territory of military unit in Kiev region

In the village of Devichki Pereyaslav-Khmelnitsky district of Kiev region, the church of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker, located on the territory of the military unit No. A3085, was taken from the comm...

Events - 14/08/2017     15

Uniate media are preparing the ground for seizure of Pochaev Lavra?

Uniate media are preparing the ground for seizure of Pochaev Lavra?

The news portal "Za Zbruchem" stated that the Pochaev Holy Assumption Lavra was "seized by the Moscow Patriarchate" and "controlled" by the Russian Orthodox Church. The occasion for such a declaration...

Events - 12/08/2017     23

Scandalous UAOC bishop Mstislav (Guk) is disgowned

Scandalous UAOC bishop Mstislav (Guk) is disgowned

On August 10, in the building of the UAOC Patriarchate, at the meeting of the Patriarchal Council, Patriarchal Court and the Bishops' Council of the UAOC, Metropolitan Mstislav (Guk) was disgowned fro...

Events - 12/08/2017     18

Nationalists prepare a new action of intimidation under the windows of a UOC parishioner

Nationalists prepare a new action of intimidation under the windows of a UOC parishioner

Radicals from S-14 group plan to hold a rally under the windows of Kiev resident Svetlana Svetilkina, a parishioner of the UOC. The action is actively promoted by writer Larisa Nitsoy on her Facebook ...

Events - 12/08/2017     20

President signs a decree on celebration of the 1030th anniversary of the Baptism of Rus

President signs a decree on celebration of the 1030th anniversary of the Baptism of Rus

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko signed a decree on preparations for the 1030th anniversary of the Baptism of Rus. The text of the decree is published on the website of the head of the state.

Events - 12/08/2017     15

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 Kamensk and Tsaricha...

Pressing Issue - 12/08/2017     17

Сhaplain of the Kyiv Patriarchate arrested for attacking the office of "17 Channel"

Сhaplain of the Kyiv Patriarchate arrested for attacking the office of "17 Channel"

The patrol police in Kramatorsk stopped the priest of the Kiev Patriarchate, Vasily Kosyachenko, for violating the traffic rules. Later, the priest was detained on the basis of the decision by Shevche...

Events - 11/08/2017     19

Poroshenko is misinformed about the situation in the religious sphere, – expert

Poroshenko is misinformed about the situation in the religious sphere, – expert

Director of the Ukrainian Politics Fund Kost Bondarenko believes that the idea of establishing a Ukrainian Local Church, intensively promoted by the President, has to do with the fact that he is suppl...

Politics - 11/08/2017     21

In Butin village, first divine services are held in a temporary UOC temple (PHOTO)

In Butin village, first divine services are held in a temporary UOC temple (PHOTO)

On August 9 in the village of Butin, Zbarazh district, Ternopol region a special feast took place. Believers of the UOC, after a nearly three-year hiatus, again gathered in a room, even though a tempo...

Events - 11/08/2017     18