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  • 17 September 2018, 15:15 | Church-state relations | view video | 

    President meets with the Exarchs of the Ecumenical Patriarchate in Ukraine

    On September 17, President Petro Poroshenko had a meeting with the Exarchs of the Ecumenical Patriarchate in Ukraine Bishop Ilarion of Edmonton and the Western Eparchy of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Canada and Archbishop Daniel of Pamphylia and the Western Eparchy of the UOC in the United States of America.

  • 17 September 2018, 10:58 | Religion and society | 

    Poroshenko: Destiny of Universal Orthodoxy shaped in Kyiv

    The Hierarchical Council of the Ecumenical Patriarchate dispelled Moscow's illusion that Ukraine is a canonical territory of the Moscow Patriarchate, said Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko. It was reported by Interfax-Ukraine.

  • 14 September 2018, 10:13 | Inter-Orthodox relations | 

    Ecumenical Patriarchate comments on threats made by ROC

    Archbishop Job (Getcha) of Telmessos of the Ecumenical Patriarchate called the threats worthless, and noted that the claims of the Russian Orthodox Church for the supremacy in Ukrainian religious life are groundless.

  • 13 September 2018, 14:54 | Inter-Orthodox relations | 

    Metropolitan Anthony (Pakanych): we do not recognize the new Ukrainian Orthodox Church

    Metropolitan Anthony (Pakanych), Chancellor of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church-Moscow Patriarchate, said that their Church would not recognize the newly established UOC. He said this in an interview with the Greek news agency Romphea.

  • 12 September 2018, 15:21 | Inter-Orthodox relations | 

    Dire times coming: UOC (MP) suggests Orthodox Primates should convene for emergency council

    The Ukrainian Orthodox Church (Moscow Patriarchate) came up with a suggestion to convene an emergency Council of the Primates of the Local Orthodox Churches in connection with the recent actions of Constantinople on the “Ukrainian issue”.

  • 10 September 2018, 10:57 | Inter-Orthodox relations | 

    Russian Orthodox Church threatens to break relations with Constantinople once autocephaly is granted to Orthodox Church in Ukraine

    The Russian Orthodox Church promises to break the Eucharistic communion with the Patriarchate of Constantinople once the Orthodox Church of Ukraine is granted autocephaly. According to the Russian service of Radio Liberty, a representative of the Russian Orthodox Church, Metropolitan Hilarion, said on Russian TV.

  • 8 September 2018, 18:49 | Monitoring

    Kirill and Bartholomew at odds over Ukraine

    'The stubbornness of the Moscow Patriarchate has caused the division which the people of Ukraine still suffer' said Bartholomew. The Orthodox Ecumenical Patriarch has defended his right to settle church disputes in Ukraine, after meeting Patriarch Kirill of Russia to discuss demands for an autocephalous, or self-governing Ukrainian church.

  • 8 September 2018, 15:43 | Moscow Patriarchy | 

    Russian Synod calls Constantinople’s actions non-canonical and threatens with payback

    On September 8, 2018, the Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church issued a statement in which it expressed “protest and profound indignation” in connection with the communiqué of the General Secretariat of the Holy Synod of the Constantinople Patriarchate, published on September 7, announcing the appointment of two hierarchs of this Church, Archbishop Daniel of Pamphilon (USA) and Bishop Hilarion of Edmonton (Canada) as “exarch” of the Constantinople Patriarchate in Kyiv”. The Information Educational Department of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church reports it with reference to patriarchia.ru.

  • 7 September 2018, 18:28 | Ecumenical Patriarchate | 

    Ecumenical Patriarchate appointed exarchs in Kyiv, in autocephaly preparation

    The Ecumenical Patriarchate has appointed exarchs of the Ecumenical Patriarchate in Kyiv, Archbishop Daniel of Pamphilon of the United States and Bishop Ilarion of Edmonton from Canada in the framework of preparation for the provision of autocephaly to the Orthodox Church in Ukraine, Archbishop Yevstraty (Zoria), chairman of the Information Department of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church-Kyiv Patriarchate reports.

  • 7 September 2018, 12:52 | Inter-Orthodox relations | 

    ROC takes timeout to clarify the situation brought about by Patriarch Bartholomew’s statements

    The Moscow Patriarchate considers the latest statements by Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople to be one of the results of the current political tension around Russia.

  • 3 September 2018, 01:19 | Inter-Orthodox relations | 

    Patriarch Bartholomew affirms Mother Church’s right to resolve Ukrainian issue

    Patriarch Bartholomew has delivered a speech at the Synaxis taking place from September 1-4 at the Patriarchal Cathedral of St. George in Constantinople (Istanbul), Turkey.

  • 2 September 2018, 12:01 | Monitoring

    Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA Archbishop Participates in Synaxis of Hierarchs of The Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople

    For five days (31 August - September 4, 2018), His Eminence Archbishop Daniel of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA along with over 100 Orthodox Metropolitans and Archbishops of the Ecumenical Patriarchate from all over the world gathered in Constantinople (Istanbul, Turkey) in order to participate in a Synaxis (Assembly) of the Hierarchs of the Ecumenical Patriarchate convened upon the invitation and under the Presidency of His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew.

  • 31 August 2018, 15:46 | Inter-Orthodox relations | view video | 

    Ecumenical Patriarch tells Kirill that 25-year schism will be overcome through autocephaly

    The Ecumenical Patriarch told Russian Patriarch Kirill that the 25-year schism in the Ukrainian Orthodoxy is coming to an end. The Patriarchate of Constantinople is ready to grant autocephaly to the Ukrainian Church “It will not be the creation of a new schism, but joining the Church.”

  • 29 August 2018, 12:28 | Inter-Orthodox relations | 

    UOC KP Spokesman: After losing Ukraine, Patriarch Kirill may resign

    If Patriarch Kirill fails to convince the Ecumenical Patriarch to abandon the idea of ​​granting the Tomos to the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, then he will most likely have to resign.

  • 28 August 2018, 08:55 | Monitoring

    Russian hackers target pro-Ukrainian religious leaders in Ukraine and internationally

    The Russian hackers indicted by the U.S. special prosecutor last month have spent years trying to steal the private correspondence of some of the world’s most senior Orthodox Christian figures, The Associated Press has found, illustrating the high stakes as Kiev and Moscow wrestle over the religious future of Ukraine.

  • 27 August 2018, 17:41 | Ecumenical Patriarchate | 

    Open Orthodoxy Network participants, being predominantly UOC-MP faithful, appeal for the Tomos and call everyone to dialogue

    The participants of Open Orthodoxy Network gathered in Kyiv on August 20-23 at the round table themed “What Orthodox Church of Ukraine should be like”. The uniqueness of this event is that most of the present belong to the Ukrainian Orthodox Church (Moscow Patriarchate) and, at the same time, are convinced supporters of the autocephaly of the one local Orthodox Church in Ukraine.

  • 27 August 2018, 16:39 | Ecumenical Patriarchate | 

    Russian hackers targeted top aides to Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I

    A group of Russian hackers widely known as Fancy Bear tried to break into the emails of several senior church officials called metropolitans, who are roughly equivalent to archbishops in the Catholic tradition. Those include Bartholomew Samaras, a key confidante of the patriarch; Emmanuel Adamakis, an influential hierarch in the church; and Elpidophoros Lambriniadis, who heads a prestigious seminary on the Turkish island of Halki. All are involved in the Ukrainian Tomos issue.

  • 26 August 2018, 09:26 | Church-state relations | 

    National Institute for Strategic Studies Director: Independence of Church is one of national security issues

    The issue of the independent Church is one of the key issues of humanitarian security and -- even more -- of national security.

  • 24 August 2018, 12:00 | National religious question | 

    Let them hear us today in Constantinople, Moscow and Vatican, - Poroshenko speaks about the right to Church autocephaly at the parade

    Ukraine has a firm intention to cut off the last tie that connects us with the Russian Empire - the Church. Petro Poroshenko said this in his speech at the solemn Parade of the Army -- branded as March of the New Army -- on the occasion of the 27th anniversary of Ukraine's Independence.

  • 22 August 2018, 13:01 | Ecumenical Patriarchate | 

    Ecumenical Patriarchate adjourns Synod to October

    The Ecumenical Patriarchate adjourned its Synod session to October. LB.ua reported this citing their own sources in the Church milieu.