Metropolitan Volodymyr to be laid to rest at Kiev-Pechersk Lavra

Ukrainian Orthodox Church - 7/6/14 Kiev: Funeral of the the late Metropolitan Volodymyr of the  Ukrainian Orthodox Church will be held  on Monday, July 7, 2014 after the Divine Liturgy, which will begin at 7:00 am  in the square before the Cathedral of the Dormition at Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra. After the funeral the mortal remains  will be transferred and buried in ...

Patriarch Filaret Does Not Hold Any Grudges Against Current UOC-MP Head

19/8/13 The head of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church-Kyivan Patriarchate (UOC-KP) has repeatedly spoken critically of the Russian Orthodox Church and the Ukrainian Orthodox Church-Moscow Patriarchate, but he does not say anything offensive about Metropolitan Volodymyr (Slobodan), Primate of the UOC-MP. “A long time ago I removed from my heart the grudges I had against His Beatitude Volodymyr. ...

Delegations of the Local Churches greeted His Beatitude Metropolitan Volodymyr on his Name Day and the 20th anniversary of his Primatial ministry

Ukrainian Orthodox Church On July 27, His Beatitude Metropolitan Volodymyr of Kyiv and All Ukraine at his residence in the monastery of Saint Panteleimon of Theophany received the delegations of the Local Orthodox Churches, who came to Ukraine to participate in the celebrations on the 20th anniversary of Primatial ministry of His Beatitude Metropolitan Volodymyr ...

Patriarch Kirill to visit Ukraine on July 26 to 28

Interfax-Ukraine 18/7/2012 Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia will visit Ukraine on July 26 to 28 to join celebrations of 20 years since Metropolitan Vladimir of Kyiv and All Ukraine was enthroned and to mark the Day of Kyivan Rus Christianization. "The visit will begin on July 26 and last until July 28. The Russian patriarch is ...

Doctors Implant Pacemaker In Metropolitan Volodymyr’s

11/7/2012 Doctors implanted a pacemaker in Metropolitan of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, Moscow Patriarchate, Volodymyr, the press-service of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church (Moscow Patriarchate) said in the press-release. The Ukrainian cardiologists made the decision after consultations following the scheduled examination of the Metropolitan in National M.M.Amosov Institute of Cardiovascular Surgery on July 10. "The doctors have implanted the ...

20th anniversary of the arrival of His Beatitude Metropolitan Volodymyr to Kyiv prayerfully celebrated in Lavra Ukrainian Orthodox Church

Ukrainian Orthodox Church On June 20 turns 20 years from the day of arrival of Metropolitan Volodymyr to Kyiv. On this day, in the cathedral square of the Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church His Beatitude Metropolitan Volodymyr of Kyiv and All Ukraine led the Divine Liturgy. Concelebrating to him were Vicar of the Kyiv ...

Kyiv Mayor conferred on His Beatitude Metropolitan Volodymyr a commemorative medal “1530 years of Kyiv”

On May 24, His Beatitude Metropolitan Volodymyr received Head of Kyiv City State Administration Oleksandr Popov at his residence at St Panteleimon’s Monastery in Feofaniya. The meeting was attended by Secretary for the Primate of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church Archbishop Alexander of Pereyaslav-Khmenytskyy and Vyshneve, a representative of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church in the Verkhovna ...

Official commentary. Metropolitan Volodymyr was discharged from hospital

Ukrainian Orthodox Church On May 10, Metropolitan Volodymyr of Kyiv and All Ukraine was discharged from "Oberih" hospital, where he was undergoing treatment and rehabilitation measures. The condition of His Beatitude Volodymyr is stable and allows him to return to work, to participate in church activities, meetings and social life. Metropolitan Volodymyr was put to hospital on ...

Metropolitan Volodymyr met with Patriarch Theophilos III of Jerusalem

Ukrainian Orthodox Church On April 25 the Primate of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church Metropolitan Volodymyr met with Patriarch Theophilos III of the Holy City of Jerusalemand All Palestine. The meeting was also attended by Metropolitan Volodymyr of Pochaiv, Chairman of the DECR of the UOC Archbishop Anthony of Boryspil, Secretary for the Primate of the Ukrainian ...

KYIV. A meeting of the Commission for preparation of the 20th anniversary celebrations of primatial ministry of His Beatitude Metropolitan Volodymyr: main celebration is scheduled for 24-28 July

2/4/2012 At the Holy Dormition Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra, chaired by Metropolitan Pavlo of Vyshgorod and Chernobyl the Commission for preparation of the 20th anniversary celebrations of the Kharkiv Bishops’ Council of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church and the 20th anniversary of the Kyiv metropolis of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church held a session under the chairmanship of Metropolitan Volodymyr ...

KYIV. His Beatitude Metropolitan Volodymyr elevated three bishops of the UOC to the new rank

Ukrainian Church On March 24 for the first time since September, past year, His Beatitude Metropolitan Volodymyr celebrated the Divine Liturgy at St Nicholas church at the residence of the UOC Primate at the Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra. Concelebrating to His Beatitude Volodymyr were Archbishop Volodymyr of Pochayiv, Archbishop Alexander of Pereyaslav-Khmelnytskyy, Bishop Seraphim of Yahotyn and Bishop ...

The first meeting of the Commission for amendments to the Statute of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church took place

23/3/2012 The first meeting of the Commission for amendments to the Statute of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church took place On March 20, with the blessing of the Primate of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, under the chairmanship of Metropolitan Hilarion of Donetsk and Mariupol the session of the Commission for amendments to the Statute of ...

METROPOLITAN VOLODYMYR ASSURES THAT HE GOVERNS THE CHURCH

4/3/2012 Ukrainian Orthodox Church In an interview to Radio Freedom, Metropolitan Volodymyr, the head of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church-Moscow Patriarchate (UOC-MP), said that he governs the church according to the established rules. “It is being governed by the ruling bishop, the Primate, that is by me,” said the metropolitan. He also stressed that he governs the Kyivan Eparchy. ...

The raider attack on Ukrainian Orthodox Church. This is the Christian way!

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By Ivan KAPSAMUN, The Day 24/2/2012 Religion expert Liudmyla FYLYPOVYCH: “Metropolitan Volodymyr repulsed wisely” Strange things began to happen after the health of Metropolitan of Kyiv and All Ukraine, Celebrant of Ukrainian Orthodox Church, had become worse. To be more precise, during the last two meetings of the Synod which were held under the chairmanship of Ahafanhel, Metropolitan ...

“I don’t know what wing people refer me to. I only want to say that I am a Ukrainian man”

Interviewed by Nadia TYSIACHNA, The Day 16/2/2012 Archbishop Oleksandr (Drabynko) on the situation in the UOC. Over the past few months the Ukrainian Orthodox Church attracted special attention. The Day asked Oleksandr (DRABYNKO), the secretary of Metropolitan Volodymyr, Archbishop of Pereiaslav-Khmelnytsky and Vyshnevsky, head of external church relations department of the UOC to comment on the events that ...

Metropolitan Volodymyr blessed the collection of signatures campaign for return of religious building of the Pochayiv Lavra of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church

12/2/2012 On November 8 His Beatitude Metropolitan Volodymyr of Kyiv and All Ukraine was visited by Archbishop Volodymyr of Pochayiv at the hospital, where he undergoes rehabilitation treatment. At the request of the Spiritual synaxis of Pochayiv Monastery, Metropolitan Volodymyr blessed to turn to the ruling bishops of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church on the collection of ...

Metropolitan Volodymyr celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the Holy Protection Convent of Kyiv

Ukrainian Church On December 8, the Sunday after the Nativity and the feast of the Holy Virgin, the Primate of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church Metropolitan Volodymyr celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the cathedral church of the Holy Protection Convent of Kyiv. Concelebrating to His Beatitude was Archbishop Alexander of Pereyaslav-Khmelnytskyy and Vyshneve and clergymen of the ...

Metropolitan Volodymyr temporarily discharged from hospital – TV

31/12/2011 Head of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church under Moscow Patriarchate Metropolitan of Kyiv and All Ukraine Volodymyr (Sabodan) has been temporarily discharged from hospital. "Metropolitan Volodymyr has been discharged from hospital, however it is temporary. Primate of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church took part in the liturgy in Pokrovsky convent in Kyiv. At the moment, Metropolitan Volodymyr feels ...

Secretary for the Primate of the UOC denied widespread information about worsening of health of His Beatitude Metropolitan Volodymyr

13/12/2011 In connection with the spread of false information about the health of His Beatitude Metropolitan Volodymyr, Secretary for the Primate of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, Archbishop Alexander of Pereyaslav-Khmelnytskyy and Vyshneve said: "The condition of His Beatitude is stable, although it remains serious. On Saturday, December 10, before leaving for Thessaloniki, the honorable relics of St. ...

Secretary for the Primate of the UOC Archbishop Alexander commented on health condition of His Beatitude Metropolitan Volodymyr

23/11/2011 On November 23, having returned from the hospital, where Metropolitan Volodymyr stays, Archbishop Alexander of Pereyaslav-Khmelnytskyy and Vyshneve held a press conference for journalists, who gathered at the Refectory Church of the Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra. Answering the reporters' questions, His Eminence Alexander said in particular: "Today, Metropolitan Volodymyr is in the intensive care unit. His breathing is ...

On November 20 Metropolitan Volodymyr received the Holy Communion and thanked everyone for Prayers

Ukrainian Church On Sunday, November 20, Archbishop Alexander of Pereyaslav-Khmelnytskyy and Vyshneve celebrated the Divine Liturgy in the church of All Saints at the construction site of the Holy Resurrection Cathedral in Kyiv. Concelebrating to the Bishop were the clergymen of the church of All Saints. During the Liturgy the specific request for the health of His ...