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BULGARIAN CHURCH CREATES COMMISSION TO STUDY UKRAINIAN QUESTION

October 8, 2018 Featured
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Orthochristian.com – 08/10/18 Meeting in a regular session yesterday, the Holy Synod of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church decided to create a special Synodal commission to study the crisis situation in Ukraine. His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia recently wrote to all the primates of the world’s 15 Local Orthodox Churches to inform them about […]

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HIERARCHS OF LOCAL ORTHODOX CHURCHES EXPRESS SUPPORT FOR CANONICAL UKRAINIAN CHURCH

July 25, 2017 News
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Pravoslavie.ru – July 2017 A press briefing was held on July 23 before the Divine Liturgy at the Kiev Caves Lavra with several representatives of various Local Orthodox Churches, who had arrived to honor the memory of St. Anthony of the Kiev Caves, the founder of monasticism in Rus’, in which the bishops spoke out […]

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200 NEW MONASTICS, 3 NEW MONASTERIES IN UOC IN 2016

January 10, 2017 News
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Pravoslavie.ru – 10/1/17 During the final 2016 meeting of the Holy Synod of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church on December 29, chancellor Metropolitan Anthony of Boryspil and Brovary presented on the life of the Church over the last year, writes the Information Department of the Ukrainain Orthodox Church. According to the hierarch, three new monasteries were […]

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A Visit of Love: 2016 Winter Mission Team to Znamianka Orphanage Returns from Ukraine

January 3, 2017 News

Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA – January 2017 Every year around the celebration of the feast of Holy Wonderworker Nicholas, the faithful of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA offer a special seasonal gift to those for whom the Lord Himself directed to care and pray. Fulfilling the mandate of Christ and with […]

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UKRAINIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH TELLS ABOUT 1,000-YEAR CONNECTION BETWEEN ATHOS AND UKRAINE IN NINE EUROPEAN CITIES

November 20, 2016 News

Union of Orthodox Journalists – November 2016 The Ukrainian Orthodox Church and the International Institute of the Athonite Legacy in Ukraine will present a large-scale spiritual-educational project dedicated to the 1,000-year legacy of Holy Mount Athos in nine European cities over the course of a month (November-December), as reports the Information-Education Department of the UOC. A […]

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XXI SOBOR of the UKRAINIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH of the USA

October 27, 2016 Featured News

The Ukranian Orthodox Church of the USA (Ecumenical Patriarchate) – 27/10/16 More Pics here: XXI SOBOR of the UKRAINIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH of the USA: CALLED BY CHRIST, GIFTED BY THE HOLY SPIRIT As the sun shone brightly, illuminating the golden leaves on the grounds of the Metropolia Center, the faithful began arriving for the XXIst Regular […]

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Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA Offers Prayers Following the Terrorist Attack at Istanbul Ataturk International Airport

June 29, 2016 Featured News

UKRAINIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH OF THE USA – June 2016 Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA Offers Prayers Following the Terrorist Attack at Istanbul Ataturk International Airport Following the most horrific, deplorable, and senseless acts of violence and terror at Istanbul’s International Airport, the Council of Bishops of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA expresses […]

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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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Metropolitan Onufry of Kiev and all Ukraine visits Greece

March 24, 2016 Featured News
Metropolitan Onufry of Kiev and all Ukraine visits Greece

DECR – March 2016 The Primate of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, His Beatitude Onufry, Metropolitan of Kiev and All Ukraine, visited Greece. His Beatitude was accompanied by Metropolitan Mitrofan of Lugansk and Alchevsk, head of the UOC department for external relations, and Archpriest Nikolay Danilevich, deputy head of the department. On March 15, 2016, His Beatitude […]

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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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UOC asks Constantinople not to interfere in church affairs in Ukraine

August 16, 2015 Featured News

Moscow, August 13, Interfax – The Ukrainian Orthodox Church criticizes officials of the Constantinople Patriarchate for interfering in church affairs in Ukraine. “Unfortunately, we see that hierarchs of the Constantinople Patriarchate, who have recently visited Ukraine and communicated with representatives of state authorities and representatives of unrecognized church structures, in fact ignore the Ukrainian Orthodox […]

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Hierarchs of the UOC of the USA Meet With the Ecumenical Patriarch

March 22, 2015 Featured News

UKRAINIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH OF THE USA – March 2015 Following the conclusion of the plenary sessions of the annual meeting of the Permanent Conference of the Ukrainian Orthodox Bishops Beyond the Borders of Ukraine, the hierarchs of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA traveled to the ancient city of Constantinople in order to hold […]

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AN “UNWANTED CHURCH”: TERNOPIL AUTHORITIES LEVY TAXES ON ONLY ONE CHURCH: THE ORTHODOX

March 15, 2015 Featured News

Pravoslavie.ru – 15/3/15 The Ternopil city council has decided to indicate an “unwanted” church, reports the press service of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church (of the Moscow Patriarchate). According to its decision, all the property belonging to religious organizations are exempt from real estate tax. All but one. The deputies have particularly stressed that the tax exemption […]

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Ukrainian nationalists attack Moscow Patriarchate’s church in Sumy

March 5, 2015 Featured News
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  Moscow, March 2, Interfax – A group of nationalists started problems on the grounds of the Cathedral of the Transfiguration belonging to Moscow Patriarchate’s Ukrainian Orthodox Church (UOC) in the Ukrainian town of Sumy. The incident occurred last Sunday, the day of the Triumph of Orthodoxy. During the church service, a representative of the […]

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The UOC of the USA Delegations Meets with the Church Leaders of Ukraine and the Ambassador of the United Sates of America in Ukraine

March 1, 2015 Featured News

February- March 2015 The third day – Thursday, 19 February, 2015 – of the current visit of our UOC of USA delegation to Ukraine as part of the Permanent Conference of Ukrainian Orthodox Bishops beyond the Borders of Ukraine (PCB) to the various ecclesiastical jurisdictions in Ukraine was an extremely busy one with very important […]

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Hierarchs of the UOC of the USA Visit Wounded Soldiers of Ukrainian Army at the Military Hospital in Lviv, Ukraine

March 1, 2015 Featured News

February- March 2015 “Please, stay with us for another moment and offer us a blessing…” These were the words of one of the wounded soldiers at Lviv Regional Military Hospital which was visited by His Eminence Metropolitan Antony and His Grace Bishop Daniel on Sunday, February 22, 2015 following their arrival to Lviv. Some 35 […]

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Metropolitan Onufry of Kiev and All Ukraine calls for end to war

February 12, 2015 Featured News
Metropolitan Onufry of Kiev and All Ukraine calls for end to war

Moscow, February 12, Interfax – Metropolitan Onufry of Kiev and All Ukraine has called on all sides to the conflict in eastern Ukraine to stop the bloodshed. “On behalf of the one-thousand-year-old Ukrainian Orthodox Church, I am urging everyone, who calls himself a Christian, to stop killing one another immediately. Because dozens of totally innocent […]

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Orthodox church vandalized in west Ukraine

February 12, 2015 Featured News
Orthodox church vandalized in west Ukraine

Moscow, February 12, Interfax – An act of vandalism has been committed on the grounds of the St. John Church of the Moscow Patriarchate Ukrainian Orthodox Church (MP UOC) in the village of Demidovka, Rovno region, in western Ukraine. The vandals damaged a section of the church fence with a brick, broke the gate lock […]

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Meeting of the Holy Synod of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church

December 29, 2014 Featured News

On December 23, 2014, the Synod of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church met for its last session in 2014, at the Synodal Hall of the Kiev Laura of the Dormition. The session was chaired by His Beatitude Onufry, Metropolitan of Kiev and All Ukraine. The Synod adopted an appeal to President Petro Poroshenko concerning the critical […]

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UOC of the USA Delivers Aid to the Wounded Soldiers and Refugees of Ukraine

December 20, 2014 Featured News

December – 2014 – Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA Once again, fulfilling the mandate of the faithful of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA, who answered the Archpastoral Appeal of the Council of Bishops, the Consistory of the Church sent additional $20,000 to the Military Medical Clinical Centers of Ukraine as well as […]

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Uniates leader calls UOC of the Moscow Patriarchate the only canonical Church of Ukraine

October 23, 2014 Featured News
Uniates leader calls UOC of the Moscow Patriarchate the only canonical Church of Ukraine

Interfax-religion Moscow, October 22, Interfax – Head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church (UGCC) Archbishop Svyatoslav accepts there is only one canonical Orthodox Church in Ukraine. “Today it is no secret that the only canonical Orthodox Church in Ukraine, the one that fully communes with world Orthodoxy, is the Ukrainian Orthodox Church in unity with […]

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