‘Patriarch’ Filaret to Restart Negotiations With Russia

Taras Dobryanskiy - OCP News Service- Independent Article - 5/10/19 Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE or OCP Media Network. Today, Ukrainian media published an article claiming that Filaret (Denysenko), former primate of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church ...

The Backstage Game behind Filaret Denysenko’s Letter

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 as ...

For whose benefit might a Metochion of Ecumenical Patriarchate in Ukraine be established?

Nadia Bazuk - OCP News Service - Independent Article - 6/2/18 The Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople could, in the near future, open a metochion in Kyiv and perhaps in Lviv as well. The Ukrainian agency Union of Orthodox Journalists has learned of the alleged plans from unofficial sources, and reports that the decision could be made at one of the ...

Patriarch Filaret Says Ukrainian Church Will Never Go Back To Moscow Patriarchate

Patriarch Filaret

RFE/RL - 2/12/17 KYIV -- The head of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, Patriarch Filaret, has said the Ukrainian church will never go back under the control of the Moscow Patriarchate. Patriarch Filaret of Kiev Calls for dialogue with Russian Orthodox Church Filaret told journalists in Kyiv on December 1 that the Russian Orthodox Church was "deceptive" on November ...

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. ...

Kyiv and Moscow Patriarchates to Unite

28/7/13 for-ua Ukrainian Orthodox Churches of Kyiv and Moscow Patriarchates will merge into a single local Orthodox church, head of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Kyiv Patriarchate Filaret said, ForUm correspondent reports. "We believe and are convinced that the Kyiv and Moscow Patriarchates will unite in a local Orthodox church. The reasons for this are - we are ...

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 ...

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 ...