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Thousands join Kiev Holy Cross procession for peace despite threats & provocation attempts

July 28, 2016 Featured News
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www.RT.Com – 28/7/16 Thousands gathered for the Holy Cross procession of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Kiev on Wednesday, amid heightened security. The organizers of the march said its aim was to bring reconciliation and an end to the civil war in eastern Ukraine. The procession symbolically began from two opposite corners of the country […]

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DELEGATION OF UOC MP VISITS HOLY KINOT AS PART OF CELEBRATIONS OF 1000TH ANNIVERSARY OF RUSSIAN MONASTICISM ON MT. ATHOS (+PHOTOS)

July 27, 2016 Featured News
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Pravoslavie.ru – July 2016 On July 22 the primate of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate Metropolitan Onufry of Kiev and All the Ukraine together with the official delegation of UOC MP visited the Holy Kinot of Mt. Athos, reports a spokesman of the Afonit.infowebsite. The Protos of Mt. Athos Father Varnava welcomed the […]

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UOC MP SYNOD CALLS UPON THE FAITHFUL TO JOIN THE ALL-UKRAINIAN CROSS PROCESSION FOR PEACE

July 22, 2016 Featured News
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Pravoslavie.ru – 22/7/16 The Holy Synod of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate, which met on July 20, 2016, at the Holy Dormition Kiev Caves Lavra under the chairmanship of His Beatitude Metropolitan Onufry of Kiev and All the Ukraine, expressed its gratitude to archpastors, clergy and laity of UOC MP who have taken […]

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THE PATRIARCHATE OF CONSTANTINOPLE TO EXAMINE THE APPEAL OF THE UKRAINIAN PARLIAMENT ON GRANTING AUTOCEPHALY TO THE UKRAINIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH

July 21, 2016 Featured News
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www.risu.org.ua – 21/7/16 The Patriarchate of Constantinople has reacted to the appeal of the Ukraine’s Verkhovna Rada (Parliament) deputies on granting autocephaly to the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, reports Interfax-Religion. The Synod of the Patriarchate of Constantinople has not turned down this appeal but, instead, has charged a special synodal commission with examining it, reports the Romfea […]

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THOUSANDS OF BELIEVERS JOIN THE ALL-UKRAINIAN CROSS PROCESSION AT POCHAEV LAVRA

July 12, 2016 Featured News
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Pravoslavie.ru – July 2016 In the morning of July 9 right after a prayer service at the Dormition Cathedral the all-Ukrainian procession of the cross started from the Holy Dormition Pochaev Lavra, reports the information and education department of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church (UOC MP). The procession of peace, love and prayer for the Ukraine is […]

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A PROCESSION OF PEACE, LOVE AND PRAYER FOR UKRAINE

June 30, 2016 Featured News
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www.pravoslavie.ru – June 2016 The Address of Metropolitan Onuphry on the occasion of the All-Ukrainian cross procession Reverend archpastors and pastors, Pious monastics, dear brothers and sisters! There arise such moments in the life of every Christian when he must recall that he is not just a believer but part of the Orthodox Church—the Body of […]

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FIFTH NATIONAL PRAYER BREAKFAST HELD IN KYIV

June 3, 2016 Featured News
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www.risu.org.ua – 2/6/16 Clergy, government officials and businessmen took part in the National Prayer Breakfast that was held today in Kyiv. The President noted that the prayer breakfast was a great opportunity for dialogue and mutual understanding. He stressed the importance of participation of national and foreign politicians, government officials, representatives of the All-Ukrainian Council of […]

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UKRAINIAN RELIGIOUS LEADERS STAND FOR INDEPENDENT AND JUST JUDICIAL SYSTEM

May 23, 2016 Featured News
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www.risu.org.ua – May 2016 The Ukrainian Council of Churches and religious organizations expressed readiness for dialogue and cooperation with the leaders and all the panel of judges of Ukraine for  justice in the state based on the rule of law. Religious leaders issued a joint appeal on establishment of justice in Ukraine at the meeting of […]

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STAMPS SHOW HISTORY OF DEVELOPMENT OF CHRISTIANITY IN MOLDOVA: STAMPS OF EASTERN EUROPE

May 14, 2016 Featured News

Linn’s Stamp News – May 2016 Historically, it would be hard to overstate the national and cultural influence of the Orthodox Church in Moldova. Today, upwards of 95 percent of the population of roughly 3 million are Orthodox Christians. In a sense, to be Moldovan is to be Orthodox. Trying to define Moldova can be a […]

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UOC of the USA Continues to Deliver Aid to Ukraine

May 8, 2016 Featured News

  UKRAINIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH OF THE USA- CONSISTORY OFFICE OF PUBLIC RELATIONS – May 2016 As this year’s Lenten journey came to conclusion and we all have entered into the glorious Pascha celebrations, the joy of peace and comfort is not truly felt in the hearts of so many people of Donetsk and Mariupol regions […]

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UOC INFORMS EUROPEAN ORGANIZATIONS OF ITS STAND ON BILL NO. 4511

May 1, 2016 Featured News
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Pravoslavie.ru – 1/5/16 European organizations have been informed of the stand of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate (UOC MP) on bill no. 4511. Letters to international human rights organizations, their representative offices in the Ukraine and embassies of major EU states in Kiev were sent out on April 27 by chairman of the […]

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Paschal Greetings from OCP Chairman – 2016

April 29, 2016 Featured News
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The Executive Council – April/May 2016 – OCP News Service Dear All Christ is Risen, He is Truly Risen Indeed!!! Христос воскрес! Воістину воскрес! (Khrystos voskres! Voistynu voskres!) Paschal greetings from Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE family. I take this opportunity to congratulate and wish you all a blessed Pascha. May this season bring lots of hope, […]

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Ecumenical Patriarch: The Power of Memory – Chornobyl Thirty Years Later

April 28, 2016 Featured News

THE UKRAINIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH  OF THE USA – APRIL 2016 The Power of Memory – Chornobyl Thirty Years Later Thirty years ago, in the early morning of April 26, 1986, even as the Orthodox Church was about to embark on its holiest of weeks leading to the joy of Easter, the Chornobyl nuclear power plant in […]

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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 http://theorthodoxchurch.info/blog/news/?p=45656 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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COMMENTS ON THE JOINT DECLARATION WITH THE POPE

February 14, 2016 Featured News

Facebook – 14/2/ 2016 Fr. George Maximov, a dynamic and tireless missionary priest who has served in mission fields throughout the world, offers some thoughts on the joint declaration signed by His Holiness Patriarch Kirill and Pope Francis. To begin with, let me remind those who already by the mere fact of the meeting are lamenting: “all is […]

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PATRIARCH-POPE MEETING NOT TO SOLVE EASTERN CATHOLICISM ISSUE IN UKRAINE AT ONCE — PRIEST

February 12, 2016 Featured News

TASS – 12/2/16 The problem of Greco-Catholics in Ukraine will be on the agenda of the forthcoming meeting of Pope Francis and Patriarch Kirill, of Moscow and all Russia, but it will certainly not be resolved at once, Patriarch Kirill’s press-secretary, priest Alexander Volkov, told the media. “The topic of Ukraine, Eastern Rite Catholicism, and proselytism […]

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Our Ignorance Will Disintegrate Orthodoxy in Ukraine

January 4, 2016 Featured News

George Alexander Secretary & Spokesperson For Dept. of Church Research and Studies – Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE “By the rivers of Babylon, There we sat and wept When we remembered Zion” (Psalm 136) The Orthodox Study Bible. Types of Orthodox Churches in Ukraine: Ukrainian Orthodox Church – Moscow Patriarchate – UOC-MP Ukrainian Orthodox Church – Kievyan Patriarchate-UOC-KP […]

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ADDRESS OF WELCOME TO THE PRESIDENT OF THE UKRAINE HIS EXCELLENCY PETRO POROSHENKO TO THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

December 26, 2015 Featured News

December 2015Your Excellency, Mr. President, Your Excellency, Mr. President, Your Eminences, Distinguished Members of the Presidential Entourage, Your Graces, Reverend Fathers, Ladies and Gentlemen, In this season of preparation for the Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ, we welcome you warmly to the Patriarchate of Jerusalem. You have come to the Mother of all the […]

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Rev. Fr. Abgar Was Reaffirmed into the Ecclesiastical Order

December 25, 2015 News

December 2015 By Pontifical Order of His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; the former spiritual servant of the Armenian Diocese of Ukraine, Levon Glchyan, was reaffirmed into the Ecclesiastical Order, as a married priest named Father Abgar. By Pontifical Order of His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of […]

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The Youth of Portland, OR Helps the Children of Ukrainian Orphanages

December 23, 2015 Featured News

Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA – December 2015 This is the season of the year for us to reflect on God’s blessings and to be thankful for all that we have. In this grateful spirit, the children and teenagers of St. John the Baptist in Portland, Oregon have presented a check for $1,000 to […]

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Delegation from Church of Ukraine visits OCA Chancery

December 17, 2015 Featured News

December 2015On Tuesday, December 15, 2015, His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon welcomed His Eminence, Archbishop Nikodim of Zhytomyr and Novohrad-Volynsky of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church at the Chancery of the Orthodox Church in America.  Accompanying Archbishop Nikodim were Archpriest Artemy Litvinov, who heads the Legal Department of the Kyiv Diocese, and Mr. Yuri Maduda, Secretary.  Also […]

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