Jitters In Ukraine As Politically Charged Religious Processions Approach Kyiv

www.rferl.org - Christopher Miller- July 2016 KYIV -- Two religious processions converging on Kyiv have Ukrainian authorities warning that provocations could spark violence in the capital. The All-Ukrainian Procession of the Cross for Peace, Love and Prayer for Ukraine includes thousands of believers from the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate -- an affiliate of the ...

KYIV PATRIARCHATE ISSUED A STATEMENT REGARDING THE HOLY AND GREAT COUNCIL OF THE ORTHODOX CHURCH

www.risu.org.ua - July 2016 Message of the press center of Kyiv Patriarchate From June 16 to 26, 2016, the Holy and Great Council of the Orthodox Church convened on the Greek island of Crete, chaired by His All-Holiness Bartholomew, Ecumenical Patriarch. This Council was held subsequent to decisions of the Synaxis (assembly) of the heads of the 14 ...

TO BE RECOGNIZED IN THE ORTHODOX GLOBAL COMMUNITY UOC-KP IS READY TO RENOUNCE TEMPORARILY ITS PATRIARCHATE STATUS

His Eminence Yevstratiy - Archbishop of Chernihiv and Nizhyn of the UOC-KP

www.risu.org.ua - May 2016 Also Read Our Ignorance Will Disintegrate Orthodoxy in Ukraine: http://theorthodoxchurch.info/blog/news/our-ignorance-will-disintegrate-orthodoxy-in-ukraine/ In order to obtain recognition of Universal Orthodoxy, the Kyiv Patriarchate is ready to renounce its patriarchal dignity while keeping the name in its own territory for domestic use. This decision was taken by members of the Council of Bishops of the UOC, which ...

KYIV PATRIARCHATE DISAPPOINTED WITH YET ANOTHER BREAKDOWN OF NEGOTIATIONS WITH THE UAOC

Patriarch Filaret of UOC-KP  (L) & Metropolitan Makariy of UAOC (R)

Unification Council of Ukrainian Orthodox Church (KP) & UAOC to be held in September 2015: July 2015 - http://risu.org.ua/ The UOC-KP expressed disappointment and bewilderment with the requirements put forward by the participants of the Bishops’ Council of the UAOC on unification of the two Churches. It is said in the statement of the press-center of the Kyiv Patriarchate. "Kyiv ...

Patriarch Filaret: Government Intends To Liquidate Ukrainian Orthodox Church Of Kyiv Patriarchate Before June

30/1/2011 Ukrainian News Agency Patriarch Filaret of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Kyiv Patriarchate said the government wants to liquidate the church before June. He announced this in an interview with the Ekspress newspaper in Lviv. 'They want to liquidate the Kyiv Patriarchate before the summer... In all regions of Ukraine representatives of the government or priests of the ...

Russia Orthodox Church ready to accept “dissents” after Penitence

26-07-2010 The Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church led by Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, currently on a pastoral visit to Ukraine, at Monday's meeting at Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra has reminded the Ukrainian "dissents" [the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Kyiv Patriarchate - ed.] about a possibility of returning to the "canonic church" through penitence, ...