Autocephaly & Ukrainian Orthodoxy – Risks and Success Factors

Nadia Bazuk - OCP News Service - 23/5/18 The guaranty of Ukraine's autocephaly is not in the legal agreements between Kyiv and Constantinople, but in human psychology: the status of the attacker affects the fight's outcome. Nevertheless, for a judge violence remains violence, and even the winner can be convicted. On April 28, Razumkov Center published the ...

SCHISMATIC PRIESTS BEAT UP CANONICAL PRIEST; ODESSA CHURCHES DESECRATED

Pravoslavie.ru - 1/2/17 Violence against the canonical Ukrainian Orthodox Church under the Moscow Patriarchate is going strong already in 2017. As the Union of Orthodox Journalists reports, the latest include three schismatic priests beating up a priest in Katerynopil, Cherkasy Region, central Ukraine, and several churches being robbed and desecrated in Odessa. According to the Union’s source, ...