Metropolitan Volodymyr venerated the honorable relics of the Holy Great Martyr Demetrius of Thessalonica

7/11/2011 On November 7, after the Vespers at the Church of Exaltation of the Holy Cross at the Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra, when the believers, present at worship, bowed unto the honorable relics of the Holy Great Martyr Demetrius of Thessalonica, the ark with this prominent shrine was brought to hospital, where the Metropolitan Volodymyr stays. The Ukrainian Orthodox ...

Condition of church leader Volodymyr serious, but stable, says Church

4/11/2011 The condition of Head of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church (Moscow Patriarchate), Metropolitan Volodymyr (Sabodan), remains serious, but stable, Archbishop Oleksandr (Drabynko) of Pereyaslav-Khmelnytsky and Vyshneve has said. "According to his doctors, the condition of Metropolitan Volodymyr is currently serious, but stable. Reports in the media that he is in a coma are untrue," he said at ...

“We ask to intensify prayers for recovery of His Beatitude Metropolitan Volodymyr,” – Archbishop Alexander

1/11/2011 On Sunday, October 30, the Primate of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church was put in hospital again. At present the doctors estimate the condition of health of His Beatitude Metropolitan Volodymyr as grave. We ask all who care about the health of the Primate of our Church to intensify the prayers for recovery of Metropolitan Volodymyr," said ...

KYIV. On the day of invention of the honorable relics of St. Philaret (Amfiteatrov) Metropolitan Volodymyr celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the St Panteleimon’s Monastery of Kyiv

On October 23, the Church prayerfully commemorates the invention of the honorable relics of the Holy Hierarch Philaret (Amfiteatrov), Metropolitan of Kyiv and Galicia (1994). On this day, His Beatitude Volodymyr, Metropolitan of Kyiv and All Ukraine celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the cathedral church of St. Panteleimon's monastery in Kyiv (Feofaniya). Concelebrating to him were: Vicar ...

Metropolitan Volodymyr addresses Prime Minister of Ukraine Mykola Azarov with request to restore utility tariffs benefits set in 2009-2010for Religious Organizations

â„– 1305 October 19, 2011 PRIME MINISTER OF UKRAINE M.Azarov Dear Mr. Azarov! As the Ukrainian Orthodox Church came to know from the media reports that on October 17, 2011 the people's deputies of Ukraine David Zhvania, Volodymyr Stretovych, Oksana Bilozir, Catherine Lukyanov, Vladimir Marushchenko, Sergey Harovskyy requested you as Prime Minister of Ukraine to restore utility tariff benefits established ...

Metropolitan Volodymyr conferred the Order of St. Andrew the Apostle on Archbishop Ephraim of Kryvyi Rih and Nikopol

3/10/2011 Your Beatitude! Dear Vladyka! Please accept our heartfelt congratulations on the 15th anniversary of your episcopal ordination! Your service to the Holy Church is an example of spiritual life for many believers. The labors you carry out at the diocese of Kryvyy Rih show your sincerity and dedication to the Church of Christ. You managed to embody ...

His Beatitude Metropolitan Volodymyr signed out from hospital and thanks everyone for prayers

1/10/2011 After having been successfully operated on the leg Metropolitan Volodymyr of Kyiv and All Ukraine was signed out from hospital. The same day the Primate of the UOC had a phone conversation with Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, who is visiting the Chernivtsi diocese of the UOC on 1-2 October 2011. His Beatitude ...

His Beatitude Metropolitan Volodymyr addressed the faithful on the occasion of the 1000th anniversary of the Cathedral of St. Sophia, the Wisdom of God

22/9/2011 The message of the Primate of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church on the occasion of the 1000th anniversary of the Cathedral of St. Sophia the Wisdom of God The Cathedral of St Sophia the Wisdom of God in Kyiv is the cathedral church of the Kyivan Rus, the heir and successor of which is the Ukrainian Orthodox ...

Superior of the Holy Trinity St Jonah Monastery of Kyiv became Bishop of Obukhiv

Bishop Jonah of Obukhiv

Ukrainian Church On September 10, the commemoration of the Synaxis of the Venerable Fathers of the Kyiv-Caves resting in the Far Caves, Metropolitan Volodymyr of Kyiv and All Ukraine celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the Refectory Church of the Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra. Concelebrating to him was His Eminence Metropolitan Onuphrius of Chernivtsy and Bukovina, the archbishops: His ...

Metropolitan Volodymyr celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the Holy Ascension St Florus Convent of Kyiv

On August 31, commemoration of the holy martyrs Florus and Laurus, the Primate of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church His Beatitude Metropolitan Volodymyr visited the Holy Ascension St Florus Convent of the capital, where he celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the cathedral church of the monastery. At the entrance to the temple the Archpastor ...

KYIV. Metropolitan Volodymyr conferred the Order of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church on Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

On August 25 Metropolitan Volodymyr at his residence at the Kyiv Caves Lavra received the leaders of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. Marking the deserts of servicemen to the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, the Archpastor conferred on them ecclesiastical awards. In particular, His Beatitude conferred on the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of ...

CRIMEA. Primate of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church visited Stauropegial Monastery of St. Paisius Velychkovsky near Sevastopol

Ukrainian Orthodox Church On August 16, Metropolitan Volodymyr of Kyiv and All Ukraine during archpastoral visit to the Diocese of Simferopol visited Stauropegial monastery in the name of St. Paisius Velychkovsky in Morozivka village (near Sevastopol). His Beatitude met the monastery brethren led by Father Superior Archimandrite Gabriel (Anisimov). In particular, in ...

Metropolitan Volodymyr conferred on His Holiness and Beatitude Catholicos-Patriarch Ilia II the diploma of Doctor of Theology

31/7/2011 On July 30th His Holiness and Beatitude Catholicos-Patriarch of All Georgia Ilia II visited the Kyiv Theological Academy. Near the entrance to the administrative building of the KTA the distinguished guest was greeted by His Beatitude Metropolitan Volodymyr of Kyiv and All Ukraine together with the Rector of the Kyiv Theological Schools Archbishop ...

The President handed the Star of the Hero of Ukraine to His Beatitude Metropolitan Volodymyr

On July 9 His Beatitude Metropolitan of Kyiv and All Ukraine Vladimir made an archpastoral visit to the Diocese of Simferopol, where he congratulated President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych on his birthday. In his turn, the President of Ukraine handed the Primate of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church the Order of the State and the Star of ...

Ukrainian Orthodox Church prayerfully celebrates the 45th anniversary of episcopal consecration of its Primate

9/7/2011 On July 9, commemoration of the Tikhvin Icon of the Mother of God, the primate of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church Metropolitan Volodymyr of Kyiv and All Ukraine marked the 45th anniversary of his episcopal consecration. On the day of celebration the primate in concelebration of the synaxis of bishops of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church and the ...

The Jubilee Council of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church was Held

On 8 July at the Refectory chamber of the Church of theVenerable Anthony and Theodosius of the Kyiv Caves of the Holy Dormition Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra, chaired by His Beatitude Metropolitan Volodymyr Jubilee Council of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church was held. The work started with prayer, after which His Beatitude said a welcoming speech to participants ...

Secretary for the Primate of the UOC denied the information about the transfer of the building of the memorial museum of Hryhory Skovoroda to Pereyaslav-Khmelnytskyy Holy Ascension Monastery

28/6/2011 Lately His Beatitude Metropolitan Volodymyr has received a letter from the director of the Institute of Philosophy named after Hryhory Skovoroda Myroslav Popovych, in which the institute team asks to secure the Memorial Museum of Skovoroda in Pereyaslav-Khmelnytskyy from closure and transfer of new building of the Collegium to the Holy Ascension Monastery. In this ...

Bishops Consecrated in Ukrainian Church

Archimandrite Mykolai (Kapustin) was consecrated as bishop of Kremenchuk and Lubny On June 19, the Day of All Saints, His Beatitude Metropolitan Volodymyr of Kyiv and All Ukraine presided over the Divine Liturgy in the square near the Church of All Saints in the construction site of the Resurrection Cathedral of the Ukrainian Orthodox ...

Patriarch Kirill and Metropolitan Volodymyr honored the deceased liquidators of the consequences of Chornobyl Accident

26/4/2011 On the night of April 26, when Ukraine remembers the 25th anniversary of the Chonobyl disaster, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill and His Beatitude Metropolitan Volodymyr performed a pannikhida service for the deceased liquidators of the accident at the Chornobyl nuclear station in the church complex of St Michael the Archangel in Darnytsia region of Kyiv ...

Patriarch of Jerusalem holds service in Kyiv Pechersk Lavra

Interfax-Ukraine 28/3/2011 Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos III visited on Monday the Holy Dormition Church in Kyiv Pechersk Lavra, where together with Head of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church (Moscow Patriarchate) Metropolitan Volodymyr (Sabodan) he held a public prayer. "Thank you for your paternal love while taking pilgrims who visit the holy city of Jerusalem and other sacred places of ...

His Beatitude Metropolitan Volodymyr received Patriarch Theophilus III of Jerusalem

28/3/2011 Jerusalem Patriarchate- Ukrainian Orthodox Church On March 28 His Beatitude Metropolitan Volodymyr received His Beatitude Patriarch Theophilus III at the primate's residence at the Kyiv Caves Monastery. Attending the meeting were also Prime-Minister of Ukraine Mykola Azarov, head of the Kyiv city state administration Oleksandr Popov, organizer of the conference "World religions and civil society ...