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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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Bulgarian Patriarch asks Poroshenko to protect Ukrainian Orthodox believers from persecutions

December 17, 2015 Featured News

Moscow, December 16, Interfax – Patriarch Neophyte of Bulgaria expressed his concerns with violations of Orthodox believers’ rights in Ukraine. “We are seriously concerned with numerous registered facts of violating rights of the believers belonging to the only canonical Church in Ukraine. First of all, we refer to seizures of the UOC churches by force,” […]

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Can the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Kiev Patriarchate be recognized as canonical? And what is the price to pay?

December 8, 2015 Featured News
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Tamar Lomidze – Los Angeles – California -7/12/15 For 23 years, the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Kyivan Patriarchate has been trying to achieve the recognition and to consolidate the Ukrainian believers. Finally, in September the Convocation of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople gave the hope for soon resolution of this issue. During the meeting, the […]

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RETURN OF THE ICON OF THEOTOKOS FROM UKRAINE TO THE GETHSEMANE DEPENDENCY

December 1, 2015 Featured News

Jerusalem Patriarchate On Saturday, the 15th/28th of November 2015, His Eminence Alexander, Archbishop of Pereyaslav-Khemlnytskyi and Vishniev, returned to the Patriarchate the icon of the Dormition from the Tomb of the Mother of God. On a request of Metropolitan Onouphrios of Ukraine, the icon had been sent to Ukraine for a period of approximately two […]

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The 25th Sunday after Pentecost at the Romanian Patriarchate

November 21, 2015 Featured News

Church of Romania On 15 November 2015, the Orthodox Church is on the 25th Sunday after Pentecost. On this day, the Divine Liturgy was celebrated at the Patriarchal Cathedral by His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church, together with His Grace Timotei Prahoveanul, Assistant Bishop to the Archdiocese of Bucharest, assisted by a […]

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THE ICON OF THE DORMITION OF THEOTOKOS IN GETHSEMANE TRANSFERRED TO UKRAINE

October 19, 2015 Featured News

On Friday, the 26th of September/10th of October 2015, the reverend Bishop Aleksandr of Pereyaslav Khmelnitsky and Vishnevsky, aide to the Most Reverend Onuphrius, Metropolitan of Kiev and all Ukraine, arrived in Jerusalem. During a night liturgy on the aforementioned day, Bishop Aleksandr co-officiated at the Holy Sepulcher with His Eminence Joachim, Archbishop of former […]

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HIS HOLINESS PATRIARCH KIRILL SENDS MESSAGE TO ARCHBISHOP ANASTASIOS OF TIRANA AND ALL ALBANIA REGARDING THE DESTRUCTION OF ORTHODOX CHURCH IN DHËRMI VILLAGE

October 1, 2015 News

October 2015 His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia sent a letter to the Primate of the Albanian Orthodox Church, His Beatitude Archbishop Anastasios of Tirana and All Albania, concerning the destruction of the Church of St Athanasius in the village of Dhërmi and the attack on Rev. Christos Pappas, a cleric of […]

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THE 6TH ASSEMBLY OF CANONICAL ORTHODOX BISHOPS OF THE USA CONCLUDES IN CHICAGO

September 25, 2015 Featured News

September 2015 September 15-17, 2015 – The 6th Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the USA, who carry out their pastoral service in that region, took place in Chicago, Illinois. It was attended by 45 hierarchs representing the Patriarchates of Constantinople, Antioch, Moscow, Georgia, Serbia, Romania, Bulgaria, and the Orthodox Church in America. The assembly […]

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FRATERNAL CONVERSATION BETWEEN PATRIARCH KIRILL AND THE PRIMATE OF THE ORTHODOX CHURCH OF ALEXANDRIA

September 6, 2015 Featured News

  On August 28, 2015, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia met with His Beatitude Theodoros II, Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria. The Primate of the Orthodox Church of Alexandria was accompanied by Bishop Meletios of Naukratis. Participating in the meeting were Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the department for external […]

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Permanent Conference of Ukrainian Orthodox Bishops Beyond the Borders of Ukraine: 24 August, 2015 – Anniversary of Ukraine’s Independence

August 23, 2015 Featured News

August 2015 TO THE CLERGY AND FAITHFUL OF THE HOLY UKRAINIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH BEYOND THE BORDERS OF UKRAINE AND ALL UKRAINIANS IN UKRAINE AND THROUGHOUT THE WORLD CELEBRATING THE GREAT ANNIVERSARY OF UKRAINIAN INDEPENDENCE – 24 AUGUST 2015 The Grace of God has brought Ukraine and all her faithful people to this, the twenty-fourth Anniversary […]

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METROPOLITAN ONUFRY OF KIEV AND ALL UKRAINE’S ENTHRONEMENT ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATED IN KIEV

August 21, 2015 Featured News

On August 17, 2015, the first anniversary of the enthronement of the Primate of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, Metropolitan Onufry of Kiev and All Ukraine, the solemn Divine Liturgy was celebrated at the Cathedral of the Assumption at the Kiev Laura of the Caves. The service was led by His Beatitude Onufry assisted by a […]

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