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Battle of Statutes: how much UOC depends on ROC

Battle of Statutes: how much UOC depends on ROC

What issues the Ukrainian Orthodox Church decides itself after the changes in the Statute of the ROC, and in what it listens to the Moscow Patriarchate.

Pressing Issue - 18/12/2017     5

Ministry of Culture tries to avoid legal assessment of its actions, – UOC

Ministry of Culture tries to avoid legal assessment of its actions, – UOC

The statement of the Legal Department on the judicial dispute with the Ministry of Culture about the non-registration of statutes of the eparchies and monasteries of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church ...

Faith Protection - 18/12/2017     3

The Holy Mountain grieves over the split in the Ukrainian Church, – Abbot of Vatoped

The Holy Mountain grieves over the split in the Ukrainian Church, – Abbot of Vatoped

Athos grieves a lot over Filaret-initiated schism of the Ukrainian Church. It was told by Abbot of Vatoped monastery Ephraim in his address to Ukrainians, published on Youtube channel of the Ukrainian...

Events - 18/12/2017     9

Ministry of Culture asserts its innocence in delaying the registration of UOC statutes

Ministry of Culture asserts its innocence in delaying the registration of UOC statutes

Representatives of the Ministry of Culture of Ukraine Andrei Yurash and Dmitry Yatsishin refused to recognize as illegal the actions taken against the statutes of the UOC under registration and consid...

Events - 14/12/2017     26

Lord will make all recognize the autocephaly of UOC-KP, – synod of schismatics

Lord will make all recognize the autocephaly of UOC-KP, – synod of schismatics

On December 13, the synod of the Kyiv Patriarchate appealed to its supporters and the Ukrainian people with an explanation of their position regarding the dialogue with the Russian Orthodox Church. Th...

Confessions Relationship - 14/12/2017     27

Under the guise of a Single Local Church they create a quasi-governmental one, – expert

Under the guise of a Single Local Church they create a quasi-governmental one, – expert

Lately we’ve been witnesses to the more increasingly fused politics and religion than before, whereas the efforts to create a Single Local Church disguise building of the quasi-governmental Chu...

Pressing Issue - 14/12/2017     21

It becomes known who UOC-KP delegation "concelebrated" with in Moscow region

It becomes known who UOC-KP delegation "concelebrated" with in Moscow region

The information spread by the Kyiv Patriarchate that the two clerics of the UOC-KP participated in a joint divine service with the clergy of the Russian Orthodox Church is not true. The church, report...

Events - 13/12/2017     28

In vlg. Urvenna of Rivne region Filaret followers attempt to provoke conflict

In vlg. Urvenna of Rivne region Filaret followers attempt to provoke conflict

In the village of Urvenna of the Zdolbuniv district, the Rivne region, supporters of the Kyiv Patriarchate violate the interfaith peace and provoke UOC believers to another confrontation, reports...

Events - 13/12/2017     25

The house in Gribovitsa, from which the KP evicted the UOC priest, is still empty

The house in Gribovitsa, from which the KP evicted the UOC priest, is still empty

Over the past five weeks following the raider attack of the priest’s house in Gribovitsa village in Volyn region, this dwelling has been still empty. The priest of the Kyiv Patriarchate, whose ...

Events - 13/12/2017     16

Filaret asks for autocephaly but not for the UOC KP

Filaret asks for autocephaly but not for the UOC KP

A letter was sent to the First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia Metropolitan of Eastern America and New York Hilarion, in which the head of the UOC-KP Philaret asks for authoc...

Events - 13/12/2017     24

The Church is ready to overcome the schism, – UOC hierarch

The Church is ready to overcome the schism, – UOC hierarch

Head of the Office of the UOC at the International Organizations Bishop Viktor Baryshevsky (Kotsaba) said that the Church is ready to begin a dialogue to overcome the schism in Ukraine. Vladyka highli...

Confessions Relationship - 12/12/2017     26

The Council’s decision is a guarantee of canonicity for the UOC, – politologist

The Council’s decision is a guarantee of canonicity for the UOC, – politologist

The outcomes of the Bishops' Council of the Russian Orthodox Church will bring about significant changes in the life of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church. This opinion was expressed by politologist Ruslan...

Pressing Issue - 12/12/2017     23

Believers of Stary Gvozdets urge the President to stop discrimination of the UOC

Believers of Stary Gvozdets urge the President to stop discrimination of the UOC

The believers from Stary Gvozdets village and the UOC clergy addressed the President with a protest against the discrimination of the UOC, arbitrariness of the authorities and against anti-church bill...

Events - 11/12/2017     29

Former head of "Right Sector" promises to become "the scourge of God"

Former head of "Right Sector" promises to become "the scourge of God"

Independent parliamentary Dmitry Yarosh promised to all "freaks masked as patriots "that they "weep blood," and said that this is not a threat, but a concrete prospect. He wrote about this on his...

Events - 11/12/2017     29

ROC: In Ukraine they want to make people afraid to go to the lawful Church

ROC: In Ukraine they want to make people afraid to go to the lawful Church

The support of all Orthodox Churches warms the soul of the faithful people of Ukraine, as well as a firm, strict adherence to the canonical rule, which excludes any unilateral politically biased procl...

In the World - 10/12/2017     28