Kyivan Patriarchate

Constantinople coming to Ukraine: Is the game worth the candle?

April 25, 2018 Featured

Jelena Rakocevic – OCP News Service – Independent Article – 25/4/18 Communique of Ecumenical Patriarchate on Orthodox Unity & Autocephaly of Church in Ukraine Recently, the opening of the Constantinople Patriarchate’s metochions in Ukrainian cities Kyiv and Lviv has become quite a hot topic. Not long ago, Director of the Department for Religious Affairs and […]

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The Backstage Game behind Filaret Denysenko’s Letter

February 7, 2018 Featured
Kiev Pechersk Lavra Church

Tamar Lomidze – OCP News Service- Independent Article – 7/2/18 On November 30, 2017, the whole Orthodox World was shocked by media reports about a letter from the unrecognized Kyivan Patriarchate (UOC-KP) Patriarch Filaret (Denisenko) to the Russian Orthodox Church (ROC) Bishops’ Council. This former Metropolitan of Kyiv left ROC after he lost the election […]

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Non-canonicity in the Third Degree

November 1, 2016 Featured News

Article by Nadia Bazuk -1/11/16 (This is an independent article & does not reflect the official stand of Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE Society) According to some sources, the Ecumenical Patriarchate is considering the possibility of accepting UOC-KP under its omophorion after Kyivan “patriarch” wrote a letter of repentance and agrees his position as Metropolitan. Let us […]

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Orthodox Churches clearly expressed their attitude to Ukrainian schismatics : Was Patriarch Filaret made to understand?

March 22, 2016 Featured News
(From Left ) Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I of Constantinople, Patriarch Kirilof Moscow and all Russia, Patriarch Filaret- of Kyiv and All Rus’ – Ukraine, Metropolitan Onufriy of Kiev and All Ukraine, Metropolitan Macarius of UAOC and Patriarch Moses of UOC- Cannonical.

Tamar Lomidze, – a parishioner of the Georgian Orthodox Church from Los Angeles- California OCP news Service – 22/3/16 Also Read: Our Ignorance Will Disintegrate Orthodoxy in Ukraine Forgetting Christ’s commandments, embracing ethnophyletism, giving preference to a Caesar, serving Mammon – all of this are symptoms of a serious disease that has affected schismatics […]

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Believers ask for the president’s protection

March 16, 2012 News

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 […]

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

March 22, 2009 News

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 […]

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