The History of the Polish Orthodox Church to Repeat in Ukraine?

Jelena Rakocevic  (Columnist & Specialist in Eastern Orthodox Affairs) - OCP News Service -15/6/18 The autocephaly of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church seems to be closer and closer, and for some this will be a victory; recognition of independence and a great advantage on the eve of the upcoming presidential elections. However, almost a century ago, in ...

Ukrainian Orthodox Churches of Moscow and Kyian Patriarchates Create Commission for Mutual Dialogue to restore unity

March 2014 The Synod of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church-Kyivan Patriarchate (UOC-KP) welcomed the decision of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church-Moscow Patriarchate (UOC-MP) to start a dialogue with the UOC-KP. In this regard, the Synod of the UOC-KP decided to express its readiness “to on a canonical basis restore the unity and establish a national status for the Orthodox Church in ...

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 ...

Ukrainian Orthodox Churches to Resume Dialogue for Unity

23/9/2011 Kiev: It has been reported that the Ukrainian Orthodox Churches have decided to Resume Dialogue to overcome Schism. Recently a joint statement made by Patriarch Filaret (Patriarch of Kyiv and all Rus-Ukraine, the Ukrainian Orthodox Church-Kiev Patriarchate) and Metropolitan Medofy Metropolitan of Kyiv and All Ukraine, Primate of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church says that both ...

Primates of the Russian, Georgian and Ukrainian Orthodox Churches celebrated a prayer service at St Vladimir’s Hill

27/7/2011 On July 27, the eve of commemoration of the Holy and Equal-to-the-Apostles Vladimir, the Primates of the Russian, Georgian and Ukrainian Orthodox Churches a prayer service at St Vladimir's Hill at the foot of the monument to the Baptizer of Rus. Praying at S Vladimir's Hill also were the bishops of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, members ...

Ecumenical Patriarch Of Constantinople Bartholomew I Hoping For Unification Of Ukrainian Orthodox Churches

14/3/2011 Ecumenical Patriarch Of Constantinople Bartholomew I hopes for unification of Ukrainian Orthodox Churches, he said at the meeting with Prime Minister Mykola Azarov in his residence in Istanbul, Turkey. At the same time, he said the Ecumenical Patriarch is ready to assist in that. As Ukrainian News earlier reported, during his visit to Ukraine in 2008, Ecumenical ...