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OSCE interested in the state of affairs in Lugansk diocese of UOC

OSCE interested in the state of affairs in Lugansk diocese of UOC

On July 18, His Eminence Metropolitan Mitrofan of Lugansk and Alchevsk met with representatives of the OSCE, reports the website of the diocese.

Events - 20/07/2017     8

Bike ride on the occasion of Rus Baptism takes place in Gorlovka eparchy

Bike ride on the occasion of Rus Baptism takes place in Gorlovka eparchy

An Orthodox bike ride dedicated to 1029 anniversary of the Rus Baptism is organized in Dobropolye, writes the site of the eparchy.

Events - 20/07/2017     7

Hierarch of the Greek Church: Athos – the laboratory of holiness

Hierarch of the Greek Church: Athos – the laboratory of holiness

The true holiness and uniqueness of Athos is difficult to realize without ever having been to the Holy Mount. This was said by Metropolitan Chrysostom of Chalcis of the Greek Orthodox Church in his in...

Sermon - 20/07/2017     6

Persecutions of the Church should strengthen our love for Her, – UOC Primate

Persecutions of the Church should strengthen our love for Her, – UOC Primate

In the interview to the ”Church Orthodox Newspaper” Metropolitan of Kiev and All Ukraine Onuphry told about how believers should perceive complicated times our Church is being faced up with.

Sermon - 20/07/2017     7

Mother complex: what Church is the Mother for Ukraine

Mother complex: what Church is the Mother for Ukraine

A few comments on the Message by Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople to Ukrainian journalists.

Pressing Issue - 19/07/2017     13

Filaret awards “good Samaritan” assisting raids of the UOC temples

Filaret awards “good Samaritan” assisting raids of the UOC temples

The Kyiv Patriarchate awarded the head of Vishnevets United Territorial Community (UTC) of Zbarazh region, Ternopil region, Vladimir Kravets with the Order of St. Vladimir Equal to the Apostles, 2nd C...

Events - 19/07/2017     14

Sergius Representation Church reopened in Jerusalem

Sergius Representation Church reopened in Jerusalem

The Sergius Representation Church (Podvoriye) in Jerusalem, returned to Russia nine years ago, was reopened on July 18, following the completion of its restoration, reports RIA-Novosti.

In the World - 19/07/2017     15

Merkel says she is ready to fight for freedom of religion in Europe

Merkel says she is ready to fight for freedom of religion in Europe

Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel declared freedom of religion is worth fighting for, alongside freedom to speak and freedom to travel, reports Christian Today.

Politics - 19/07/2017     11

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 incompatible with t...

Pressing Issue - 19/07/2017     10

The Supreme Court of Russia validates ban imposed on Jehovah's Witnesses in the country

The Supreme Court of Russia validates ban imposed on Jehovah's Witnesses in the country

The Supreme Court of Russia on Monday found legal the earlier court ruling that recognized the Jehovah's Witnesses in Russia as an extremist group, banned their activities and ordered dissolution of t...

In the World - 19/07/2017     11

An OSCE seminar on interfaith dialogue starts in Lvov

An OSCE seminar on interfaith dialogue starts in Lvov

In Lvov, a week-long seminar on the peaceful settlement of religious communities and interfaith dialogue began. The project was initiated by the OSCE Mission to Ukraine, which for more than two years ...

Events - 19/07/2017     10

Sculpture of Theotokos beheaded in Lvov

Sculpture of Theotokos beheaded in Lvov

On July 17, vandals beat off the head of the Blessed Virgin, established in 2014 in the Square of Dignity of the largest residential area Sykhiv in Lvov. The head was not at the scene of the incident ...

Events - 19/07/2017     16

A priest is intermediary between God and people, – UOC Primate (VIDEO)

A priest is intermediary between God and people, – UOC Primate (VIDEO)

During the Sunday sermon in the city of Sarny, His Beatitude Onuphry, Metropolitan of Kiev and All Ukraine, told the faithful what exactly the Gospel story about the miracle in Capernaum should teach ...

Sermon - 19/07/2017     10

The Church is accused... of pastoral care

The Church is accused... of pastoral care

The Ministry of Culture has found a new reason to accuse the bishops of the UOC in collaboration with the LNR and the DNR.

Point Of View - 18/07/2017     14

60 000 believers in Yekaterinburg honor the memory of the royal family in a cross procession

60 000 believers in Yekaterinburg honor the memory of the royal family in a cross procession

“Royal Cross Procession” was held in Yekaterinburg in the night of July 17, according to the press-service of local eparchy. On the anniversary of the murder of the holy royal family, a penitential pr...

In the World - 18/07/2017     11