Ukraine

HOLY PRINCE VLADIMIR LEADS IN VOTE FOR MOST OUTSTANDING UKRAINIAN POLITICAL FIGURE

September 22, 2016 Featured News
247480-p

Union of Orthodox Journalists – September 2016 Ukrainian citizens are voting for the historical figure who made the greatest contribution to the formation of Ukraine as an independent state. The survey is being conducted online on the 112 Ukraine private TV channel, reports Varjag on LiveJournal. As of September 19 the Holy Prince Vladimir of Kiev, […]

0 comments Read the full article →

ESTABLISHMENT OF LOCAL CHURCH IS A MATTER OF NATIONAL SECURITY, SPEAKER OF THE UKRAINIAN PARLIAMENT TELLS MONKS FROM MOUNT ATHOS

September 20, 2016 Featured News
parubiy-1

RISU – September 2016 Ukraine’s Parliament and the secular government do not intend to interfere with or regulate religious life, but are the proponents of the unified Orthodox Church in Ukraine. This was announced on September 17, by Speaker Andreiy Parubiy during a meeting with a delegation of monks from a monastery of Mount Athos, […]

0 comments Read the full article →

KRAVCHUK AND YUSHCHENKO PRESENTED TO PATRIARCH BARTHOLOMEW 5000 SIGNATURES FOR GRANTING AUTOCEPHALY TO ORTHODOX CHURCH IN UKRAINE

September 13, 2016 Featured News
articleimages_64445_a%c2%b3ceo

RISU – September 2016 Also Read: PRESIDENT THANKS PARLIAMENT FOR THEIR APPEAL TO PATRIARCH BARTHOLOMEW I ON AUTOCEPHALY OF THE ORTHODOX CHURCH IN UKRAINE Former Presidents of Ukraine Leonid Kravchuk and Victor Yushchenko were negotiating with the Ecumenical Patriarch on Ukrainian church issue, and the possible granting of autocephaly. Recently, Ukrainian media have reported that […]

0 comments Read the full article →

UAOC HIERARCH APPOINTED COUNSELLOR ON RELIGIOUS MATTERS FOR UKRAINE’S DEFENSE MINISTER

August 24, 2016 Featured News
ArticleImages_64270_ðàäíèê

RISU – August 2016 Deputy Minister of Defense of Ukraine for European Integration Ihor Dolgov met on August 17 with the newly appointed counsellor to Ukraine’s Minister of Defense on religious matters (civic volunteer) a hierarch of Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Church, Bishop Volodymyr (Cherpak) of Vyshgorod and Podol. Deputy Defense Minister of Ukraine for European Integration […]

1 comment Read the full article →

The Moscow Patriarchate Slams Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church

August 4, 2016 Featured News
2P20160212-PAL_0114-1200-600x408-600x408

July- August 2016 Also Read: Our Ignorance Will Disintegrate Orthodoxy in Ukraine http://theorthodoxchurch.info/blog/news/?p=45656 Heretic Sermon of Archbishop Andrey Sheptytsky OCP Chancellor Slams Vatican Ecumenism & Uniate Movement STATEMENT BY THE DECR COMMUNICATION SERVICE On July 27, 2016, the All-Ukraine Procession with the Cross for Peace, Love and Prayer for Ukraine, an event unprecedented in its […]

1 comment Read the full article →

CONSTANTINOPLE HIERARCH OUTLINES THE SCHEME WHEREBY AUTOCEPHALY CAN BE GRANTED TO UKRAINIAN CHURCH

August 4, 2016 Featured News
collage

RISU – August 2016 Also Read: Our Ignorance Will Disintegrate Orthodoxy in Ukraine http://theorthodoxchurch.info/blog/news/?p=45656 Archbishop Job (Hetcha) of the Patriarchate of Constantinople believes that the Ukrainian Orthodox Church can be granted autocephaly on the same model, which was once applied for the Polish Orthodox Church. This hierarch said in an interview to RISU. “Constantinople has always […]

1 comment Read the full article →

PRESIDENT POROSHENKO HELD MEETING WITH REPRESENTATIVE OF ECUMENICAL PATRIARCHATE

July 31, 2016 Featured News
ArticleImages_64093_Ïîðîøåíîêî__³_Ãå÷à

www.risu.org.ua – July 2016 ALSO READ: PATRIARCH FILARET: “THE LOCAL ORTHODOX CHURCH WILL EXIST IN UKRAINE, WE WILL PURSUE THIS GOAL TOGETHER WITH THE STATE” President of Ukraine had a meeting with Representative of the Ecumenical Patriarchate Archbishop Job Getcha of Telmessos. The Head of State expressed gratitude for the attention of the Mother Church of […]

1 comment Read the full article →

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

July 28, 2016 Featured News
5798c188c36188505c8b45c6

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 […]

2 comments Read the full article →

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
243050.p

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 […]

0 comments Read the full article →

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

July 22, 2016 Featured News
242953.p

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 […]

0 comments Read the full article →

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
242804.p

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 […]

1 comment Read the full article →

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

July 12, 2016 Featured News
241965.p

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 […]

1 comment Read the full article →

A PROCESSION OF PEACE, LOVE AND PRAYER FOR UKRAINE

June 30, 2016 Featured News
240571.p

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 […]

0 comments Read the full article →

FIFTH NATIONAL PRAYER BREAKFAST HELD IN KYIV

June 3, 2016 Featured News
ArticleImages_63566_Ìîëèòîâíèé_ñí³äàíîê_2

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 […]

0 comments Read the full article →

UKRAINIAN RELIGIOUS LEADERS STAND FOR INDEPENDENT AND JUST JUDICIAL SYSTEM

May 23, 2016 Featured News
ArticleImages_63437_ñóäî÷èíñòâî-w

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 […]

2 comments Read the full article →

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 […]

1 comment Read the full article →

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 […]

2 comments Read the full article →

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

May 1, 2016 Featured News
235448.b

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 […]

2 comments Read the full article →

Paschal Greetings from OCP Chairman – 2016

April 29, 2016 Featured News
K C Jacob

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, […]

4 comments Read the full article →

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 […]

2 comments Read the full article →

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 […]

1 comment Read the full article →