A PROCESSION OF PEACE, LOVE AND PRAYER FOR UKRAINE

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 Christ, and the fate ...

Message By His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew On the Tragic Situation in Ukraine

21/2/14 (February 20, 2014) Beloved children and friends in Ukraine and abroad, It is with heavy heart that we have been following the ongoing and, indeed, only escalating tragic circumstances in Ukraine over the last weeks. We feel that our brothers and sisters in Ukraine are our own flesh and blood. “We endure the same sufferings that you suffer and we ...

Ukraine’s Medal of Freedom awarded to His All-Holiness the Ecumenical Patriarch

January 2014 On Sunday, January 19, 2013, His All-Holiness was awarded the Medal of Freedom of Ukraine “for his ministry in the service of universal Orthodoxy and on the occasion of the 1025th anniversary since the Christianization of the Kievan Rus.” On behalf of the President of Ukraine, His All-Holiness was presented this prestigious honor by ...

Putin Stumps for the Orthodox Church in a Film Celebrating the Kievan Rus Anniversary

Peter Eltsov- 29/7/13 How recent documentaries show Russia's tilt toward Eurasianism and Byzantinism. This week, Ukraine, Russia and Belarus celebrate the 1,025th anniversary of the Christianization of Kievan Rus, a medieval state that existed between the    9th and 13th centuries, which, depending on one's historical and political stance, is seen as the precursor of these three nations. ...

Delegations of Eastern Orthodox Churches arriving in Moscow for 1,025 years since baptizing of Kievan Rus

23/7/13 Delegations of the Eastern Orthodox Churches of Jerusalem, Antioch, Romania, and Cyprus arrive in Moscow later Monday to take part in the festivities marking the 1,025 years since the adoption of Eastern Orthodox Christian faith by Kievan Rus. The Jerusalem and Cyprian delegations are led by the supreme hierarchs of these Churches - Patriarch Theophilos III ...