Old Believers and other Orthodox

  • 24 December 2018, 11:00 | Old Believers and other Orthodox | 

    Old Believers' community in Bukovyna quits Moscow Metropolis jurisdiction

    The Old Believers' Community of Chernivtsi declared the withdrawal from the Moscow Metropolis subordination. This was reported to Ukrinform correspondent by Serhiy Bukharov, Chief Specialist of the Department for Protection of Cultural Heritage, Nationalities and Religions of Chernivtsi Regional State Administration.

  • 16 December 2016, 10:01 | Old Believers and other Orthodox | 

    New Old Believers’ Bishop of Kyiv and All Ukraine ordained in Moscow

    Hieromonk Nicodemus (Kovalyov), rector of Holy Protection Church in Zhmerynka was consecratedas Bishop of Kyiv and All Ukraine of the Russian Orthodox Old Believer Church on December 11, at the Holy Protection Cathedral at Rohozhske cemetery in Moscow.

  • 8 August 2014, 14:46 | Old Believers and other Orthodox | 

    A priest who took part in the clashes on the Maidan identified

    A priest who made it on to the front page of today's “Financial Time” because of his active participation in the yesterday’s fight on the Maidan doesn’t belong to any of the official denominations.

  • 13 December 2011, 09:10 | Religious holidays and traditions | 

    Christians Celebrate Day of St. Andrew the First-called Apostle

    On December 13 Christians living according to the Julian Calendar honor the memory of St. Andrew the First-called Apostle. Ukrainians honor Apostle Andrew in a special way as he is considered to be the one who brought Christianity to the "Hills of Kyiv."

  • 4 March 2011, 09:53 | Old Believers and other Orthodox | 

    General Council of Old Believers prepared

    Head of Old Believers of Ukraine leads the process of preparing the General Council of Old Believers.

  • 10 January 2011, 13:22 | Temples, church property | 

    Old Believers' Cathedral in Chernivtsi Oblast falling into disrepair

    A unique church, the Cathedral of Assumption of Old Believers, in the Chernivtsi Oblast is falling into disrepair. The parishioners have no funds to maintain the monument of national significance and the local authorities and the state provide no necessary help.

  • 26 October 2010, 14:28 | Old Believers and other Orthodox | 

    New Bishop of Russian True Orthodox Church Ordained in Odesa

    On October 21-22, in Odesa, at an extraordinary session of the Hierarchical Synod of the Russian True Orthodox Church (RTOC), senior priest of the Vinnytsia parish of the RTOC, Hieromonk Savatii (Beskorovainyh), was ordained a new bishop of the RTOC.

  • 30 September 2010, 10:46 | Religion and society | 

    Ukrainians Celebrate the Feast of Faith, Hope, Love, and their Mother Sophia

    On the last day of the first month of autumn, the 30th of September, the Christians who follow the Julian Calendar, celebrate the feast of Faith, Hope, Love and their mother Sophia. In Ukraine, this day is a double holy day: since 2009, the Day of Adoption has been marked at the state level.