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UOJ editorial

Patriarch Kirill compared the situation in the east of Ukraine with revolutionary years in Russia when «brother will betray brother to death» and innocent people were caused to suffer, reports RIA News "We shudder when we hear the news on the developments in the east of Ukraine. We can see its citizens being affected by the infighting. Let’s ...
The youth should realize the risks of chatting with people who via Internet games spur to actions which might lead to a suicide. It was said by Chancellor of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church Metropolitan Anthony (Pakanich) during his meeting with young people of Borispol eparchy, reports the UOC Information Centre. In particular, His Eminence ga...
The UOJ got into disposal the documents, according to which the man who calls himself a priest of the Kiev Patriarchate and mongering false information about the UOC community in Bugayevks village, Izium district, was previously convicted of forgery. As the UOJ learnt from one of its sources, Igor Zelenskiy was at one time a priest of the Ukrain...
The Church lives for people and their slavation, while the priests' duty is to tell about the truth of our faith through love. It was said by Metropolitan Luke of Zaporozhye and Melitopol on 17 February in the greeting speech to the participants of the seminar, dedicated to today's challenges and search for new forms of missionary activities, repor...
On 21 February Metropolitan of Kiev and all Ukraine His Beatitude Onuphry blessed weight-lifter Nikolay Tkachuk to participate in competitions held in America. According to the UOJ correspondent, Nikolay is a World Champion in weight-lifting among juniors. He is also a fourth-year student of Kiev Theological School . «I have been attached to ...
The decision of Ukraine to block a special statement of the UN Security Council President in commemoration of Permanent Representative of Russia Vitaliy Churkin is “not Christianly”. Such comment was given by head of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Sergey Lavrov. According to him, such actions of Kiev are “savage and inhuman” and “bey...
Fedor Dostoyevsky is an outstanding writer, an Orthodox philosopher and a Christian thinker. To him the notions of “God” and “Church” are not just mere verbiage, but extremely important aspects of human existence. He always set Jesus Christ as a role model. In his letter to N.D. Fonvisina Dostoyevsky wrote,”There is nothing more wonderful, courageo...
On February 19, the sculpture Angel of Faith, established last December as part of the "Angels of nations, with faith in Ukraine" project disappeared from Kontraktova Square in Kiev, reports Strana with reference to activist Martha Vinnitskaya, who wrote about that on her FB page. "This is all that remains of Angel of Faith, presented by ...
Two thousand Germans were surveyed by the evangelical news agency Idea on what they thought of a reunification of the Catholic and Protestant Churches. The results show that the vast majority of Protestants - residents of Germany – feel skeptical of this issue, reports Rublev citing Christiantoday 20% of German Protestants said they favoured r...
The internal crisis within the Syriac Orthodox Church, after charges of "betrayal of faith" on behalf of six metropolitans against Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II, could be addressed during an extraordinary session of the Holy Synod, reports Blagovest-info with reference to Fides. This is what emerged during a consultory meeting, convened by Pat...