UKRAINIAN NATIONALISTS SEEK TO FORCIBLY RENAME UKRAINIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH

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Pravoslavie.ru - 13/4/17 Leader of the nationalist “Freedom” association Oleg Tyagnibok intends to have the canonical Ukrainian Orthodox Church-Moscow Patriarchate (UOC-MP) renamed to the “Russian Orthodox Church in Ukraine,” thereby expanding the influence of the self-proclaimed “Kiev Patriarchate” (“KP”), reports RIA-Novosti. The UOC-MP is a self-governing Church of the Moscow Patriarchate, recognized by and in communion with ...

CHURCH DENIES THAT PATRIARCH KIRILL GOING TO VISIT UKRAINE

4/7/14 The Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate has denied an allegation that Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia is going to visit Ukraine, and branded it is as a "provocation." "The Ukrainian Orthodox Church assesses this untrue information as a deliberate provocation on the part of the leadership of the UOC-KP [Ukrainian Orthodox Church ...

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THIS IS THE WAY THE FUTURE CATHEDRAL OF UOC KP IN SIMFEROPOL WILL LOOK LIKE

Photo by Volodymyr PRYTULA By Mykola SEMENA, Simferopol 15/3/2012 Simferopol City Council refused to provide a plot of land for building a cathedral of the UOC Kyivan Patriarchate “The main problem of inter-confessional relations in the Crimea is the absence of state position of local government authorities in compliance with the Constitution of Ukraine and the Law on Freedom ...

Moscow patriarch urged UOC(KP) to join ROC as Autonomous Church

27/4/2011 Patriarch Kiril, now on a visit in Ukraine, proposed to the Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Church (Kyiv Patriarchate) to join the Russian Orthodox Church, Religia v Ukrayini reported Apr. 27. Kiril said ROC will accept UOC(KP) as an autonomous church, preserving its structure and sources of revenue. The only condition is to attend sessions of the Ukrainian ...

Patriarch Filaret: UOC-KP is ready to dialogue with the Moscow Patriarchate

10/11/2010 Click here for the Video interview Source: Read the following News from http://zik.com.ua Patriarch Filaret tells Russia Patriarch Kiril to relinquish claims to Ukraine Orthodox Speaking on the Voice of America during his official visit to the United States, the head of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church (Kyiv Patriarchate) described the present relationships of his church with the Russian ...

Archpriest George Kovalenko, Press-Secretary for the Primate of the UOC

The publication of the Letter of the UOC-KP letter on their official site, regarding "the practice of second baptism for those baptized in the Kyivan Patriarchate" is a positive fact. It marks the departure of the schismatic leaders from the political subject matter and their return to the canonical and ecclesiological subjects, i.e. essentially churchly ...