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Informational throw-in against the UOC is not long now, – Archpriest Nikolay Danilevich

Informational throw-in against the UOC is not long now, – Archpriest Nikolay Danilevich

An attempt will be made to take revenge on the Ukrainian Orthodox Church for the failure to push through the recent anti-church bills. On the way is another informational throw-in against the UOC. It ...

Events - 25/05/2017     13

Ukrainian authorities try to manipulate the Church under the guise of law, – Patriarch of Alexandria

Ukrainian authorities try to manipulate the Church under the guise of law, – Patriarch of Alexandria

Patriarch of Alexandria Theodore II spoke with a sharp critique towards the Ukrainian authorities in view of the two draft laws, submitted to the Verkhovna Rada, which discriminate the rights of the U...

Events - 25/05/2017     10

Patriarch of Antioch: Anti-church draft laws destroy cultural identity of Ukrainians (VIDEO)

Patriarch of Antioch: Anti-church draft laws destroy cultural identity of Ukrainians (VIDEO)

On May 22 His Beatitude Patriarch of Antioch and All East John X directed a letter to His Holiness Patriarch of Moscow and All Rus Kirill in which he condemned anti-church initiatives, directed agains...

Events - 25/05/2017     12

If bill No 4128 is adopted, Christians will fight with each other at knives, – Bishop Jan Sobilo

If bill No 4128 is adopted, Christians will fight with each other at knives, – Bishop Jan Sobilo

There is a risk of religious war in the event the draft law on introducing amendments to the law “On Freedom of Conscience” is adopted. It was declared by Bishop of Kharkov-Zaporozhe Diocese of the RC...

Events - 25/05/2017     11

Fruit of an evil tree

Fruit of an evil tree

Can a good legislative initiative bring forth such destructive "fruit"?

Digest - 25/05/2017     13

"This is the end of freedom of conscience in Ukraine": the world’s reaction to anti-church bills

"This is the end of freedom of conscience in Ukraine": the world’s reaction to anti-church bills

Bills № 4128 and № 4511 caused a negative reaction of a number of Ukrainian and foreign denominations, as well of many political and public figures throughout the world.

Pressing Issue - 25/05/2017     11

To the anniversary of Kharkov Council, or a few words about how M.A. Denisenko was "expelled" from Church

To the anniversary of Kharkov Council, or a few words about how M.A. Denisenko was "expelled" from Church

It’s amazing what the opponents of the canonical Church can come up with in order to discredit in the public eye the decisions of the Kharkov Council fateful for Ukrainian Orthodoxy.

History talks - 25/05/2017     22

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 relics were delivered to ...

In the World - 23/05/2017     17

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, said to Obozrevatel.

Events - 23/05/2017     18

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 of the marchers. Po...

In the World - 23/05/2017     23

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     16

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 district, was seized by sc...

Events - 23/05/2017     20

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     13

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 Department of the UOC, Archp...

Events - 23/05/2017     20

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 Italy to Russia, re...

Events - 23/05/2017     12