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  • 11 January 2019, 11:40 | Religion and policy | 

    Russian propagandist: ROC to be demonstratively and painfully beaten

    In Russia, they believe that the Russian Orthodox Church and the ideology of the Russian world may disappear forever as the Kremlin's positions weaken. And it was triggered by the Tomos of autocephaly of the Orthodox Church of Ukraine.

  • 9 January 2019, 13:09 | Orthodox Church of Ukraine | 

    Ukrainian Tomos signed by all members of Holy Synod of Ecumenical Patriarchate

    On January 9, in Istanbul, members of the Holy Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate signed the Tomos of autocephaly of the Ukrainian Church.

  • 7 January 2019, 12:28 | Orthodox Church of Ukraine | 

    Christmas with Tomos: Epifaniy presides over Liturgy at St Sophia in Kyiv

    On January 7, the feast of the Nativity of Christ, the Head of the local Orthodox Church of Ukraine, Epifaniy (Dumenko) celebrated the Liturgy in the Church of St. Sophia in Kyiv.

  • 6 January 2019, 10:30 | Orthodox Church of Ukraine | view photo | view video | 

    Ukraine receives Tomos officially and forever

    Today, on January 6, the Ecumenical Patriarch solemnly presented the Tomos of autocephaly to the Primate of the local Orthodox Church of Ukraine, Metropolitan Epifaniy. The historical event took place after the Liturgy within the walls of the Patriarchal Church of St. George in Phanar

  • 5 January 2019, 12:42 | Ecumenical Patriarchate | 

    Patriarch Bartholomew signs Tomos of autocephaly of Orthodox Church of Ukraine

    Today, on January 5, Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew signed the Tomos on the autocephaly of the unified Orthodox Church of Ukraine. The ceremony of signing took place in the Patriarchal Church of St. George. This historic event was preceded by the Divine Liturgy celebrated by the clergy of the Ecumenical Patriarchate together with the clergy of the Orthodox Church of Ukraine.

  • 2 January 2019, 11:08 | International relations | 

    Patriarch Bartholomew wishes Crimean Tatars quick return to Homeland

    The leader of the Crimean Tatars, MP Mustafa Dzhemilev will be present at the handing over of the Tomos to the Primate of the Orthodox Church of Ukraine, Metropolitan Epifaniy, in Istanbul. As Dzhemilev shared, he had already met with the Ecumenical Patriarch and had a conversation with him.

  • 2 January 2019, 10:07 | Ecumenical Patriarchate | 

    At New Year ceremony, Patriarch Bartholomew confirms his intention to give Tomos before Christmas

    During the festive New Year's ceremony, Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew spoke about the historicity of the establishment of the unified Orthodox Church of Ukraine and confirmed his intention to issue the Tomos to the Primate of the OCU Epifaniy on January 6.

  • 28 December 2018, 14:55 | Social questioning | 

    Poll results: Tomos becomes event of the year

    On December 25th, a field sociological survey was held this year. According to it, the central event of the year in Ukraine was the unification of the Churches.

  • 26 December 2018, 09:55 | Society-digest | 

    Unified Ukrainian Orthodox Church will Receive Independence from Moscow

    On Orthodox Christmas Eve, January 6th, Ukraine will be granted Tomos. This is the document giving autocephaly to the Ukrainian Orthodox church. The Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople will present the decree to the head of the new church, once he is selected. To talk about this we welcome to the studio Dmytro Horyevoy, Director of Religious Security Centre.

  • 15 December 2018, 09:59 | Church-state relations | 

    Law enforcers guard downtown Kyiv, St Sophia Church and other religious buildings of Ukraine's capital

    Law enforcers have stepped up security measures not only near the St Sophia of Kyiv National Reserve, but also along with other religious buildings.

  • 14 December 2018, 11:14 | Moscow Patriarchy | 

    Patriarch Kirill complained to the whole world, including Pope and UN about persecution of UOC-MP in Ukraine

    Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church, Patriarch Kirill complained to the Pope of Rome Francis, heads of international organizations, religious and state figures that Ukraine allegedly cracks down on the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate. This is reported by the Department of External Church Relations of the Russian Orthodox Church.

  • 14 December 2018, 09:35 | Religion and policy | 

    A protest prayer event announced by UOC-MP to take place on December 15

    The spokesman of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church Moscow Patriarchate, Archpriest Mykola Danylevych said it in a comment to ZIK television channel on December 13.

  • 13 December 2018, 10:38 | Inter-Orthodox relations | 

    Archbishop Yevstratiy (Zorya): UOC (MP) to collapse like Party of Regions after Yanukovych’s escape

    Archbishop Yevstratiy (Zorya) of Chernihiv and Nizhyn of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church-Kyiv Patriarchate believes that the Unification Council will become a “watershed moment” on December 15, after which at least half of the parishes of the Moscow Patriarchate will switch to a new Church. And the rest will lose their former influence.

  • 13 December 2018, 09:45 | Ecumenical Patriarchate | 

    Ecumenical Patriarchate’s representative arrives in Kyiv to prepare Unification Council

    Representative of the Ecumenical Patriarch Metropolitan Emmanuel of France has already arrived in Kyiv to prepare the Unification Council, a source close to religious circles reported.

  • 13 December 2018, 09:00 | Religion and policy | 

    47 Opposition Bloc MPs ask court to recognize Parliament’s Appeal on Tomos as unconstitutional

    47 MPs appealed to the Constitutional Court requesting to recognize as illegal the decision of the Verkhovna Rada which supported the appeal of President Petro Poroshenko for granting the Tomos of autocephaly of the Orthodox Church in Ukraine. The submission of the MPs is registered on the court website. This is reported by the Information and Educational Department of the UOC that cited news.liga.net.

  • 11 December 2018, 12:16 | Religion and policy | 

    Security Service of Ukraine: Russia uses UOC-MP in hybrid war

    The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) has released an information booklet on the use of the entities of the Moscow Patriarchate by Russia in the hybrid war against Ukraine. According to Liga.net, it was reported by The SBU press-service.

  • 7 December 2018, 11:08 | Inter-Orthodox relations | 

    Patriarch Bartholomew: once the Tomos is granted, the Primate of UOC-MP will no longer bear the title “Metropolitan of Kyiv”

    Patriarch Bartholomew called on the Primate of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church (Moscow Patriarchate), Metropolitan Onufriy (Berezovsky) and other hierarchs of this denomination to take part in the Unification Council on December 15. Metropolitan Onufriy can also stand for election as the Primate of the new Church. Constantinople also reminded Onufriy that he would no longer be able to wear the title "Metropolitan of Kyiv" after the Primate of the new Church is elected.

  • 30 November 2018, 11:39 | Monitoring

    BBC interview with pro-Ukrainian autocephaly Metropolitan Sophroniy of Cherkasy and Kaniv

    Following this interview, President Poroshenko thanked Metropolitan Sophroniy with these words: “I would like to thank you for this very thorough, very frank, and masterful interview. It comes from a sincere religious man who loves Ukraine very much, who loves the Cherkasy region very much, who’s been building churches there and who takes into consideration the future of the Ukrainian Church, the future of the local Ukrainian autocephalous Orthodox Church. A big thank you for your hard work”.

  • 30 November 2018, 10:14 | Inter-Orthodox relations | 

    UOC-KP expects detailed information from Constantinople on the new Church’s Charter

    The Ukrainian Orthodox Church-Kyiv Patriarchate commented on the decision of the Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate held in Constantinople on November 29. According to UOC-KP press office, under previously achieved agreements, the Kyiv Patriarchate expects to receive detailed official information about the adopted synodal decisions, including the drafted Charter of the Church.

  • 29 November 2018, 20:52 | National religious question | 

    Poroshenko: Now it’s our hierarchs who have to hold the unification council, and the elected primate will have the honor to receive the Tomos

    President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko, congratulated Ukrainians with today’s decision of the Holy Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, and said that the Synod also approved the text of the Tomos on the provision of independence to the Ukrainian Church, the official website reports.