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  • 5 December 2019, 17:51 | Orthodox Church of Ukraine | 

    OCU sets a commission on inter-Christian relations

    On December 5, 2019, the Holy Synod of the Orthodox Church of Ukraine assembled in the Congregational hall of the Kyiv Orthodox Theological Academy under the chairmanship of Metropolitan Epifaniy of Kyiv and all Ukraine.

  • 5 December 2019, 17:31 | Orthodox Church of Ukraine | 

    Synod of OCU approves lifetime rights of Patriarch Emeritus Filaret

    The session of the Holy Synod of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church (Orthodox Church), 5 December 2019 considered the position of Patriarch Emeritus Filaret and steps to ensure the conditions of his life and activities in connection with the completion of liquidation of the religious organization “Kyiv Patriarchy of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Kyiv Patriarchate.”

  • 5 December 2019, 09:53 | Orthodox Church of Ukraine | 

    Episcopal consecration of Bishop Nykodym (Kulygin) of OCU took place in Kyiv

    On December 4, 2019, Metropolitan Epifaniy of Kyiv and all Ukraine led the divine Liturgy in St. Michael's Golden-Domed Cathedral, during which hegumen Nykodym (Kulygin) was ordained Bishop of Henichesk.

  • 2 December 2019, 09:52 | Orthodox Church of Ukraine | 

    Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew receives an OCU delegation in Istanbul

    In Istanbul on November 29, where the residence of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew is located, an official delegation and pilgrims from the Orthodox Church of Ukraine arrived, the press service of the OCU informs.

  • 28 November 2019, 10:02 | Inter-Orthodox relations | 

    Bulgarian Metropolitan mentions the OCU Primate at Liturgy

    On November 27, in the Church of St. Athanasius and Sts Damaskinos Stouditis, Metropolitan Nicholas of Plovdiv (Bulgarian Orthodox Church) led the worship in co-service with Metropolitan Stephen of Philippi, Naples and Thassos, Bishop of Andrianopolska, Abbot of the Rila of the monastery of the BOC and local Metropolitan Ioann of Langadas, Litia and Rentinia.

  • 26 November 2019, 11:05 | Orthodox Church of Ukraine | 

    Petro Poroshenko urges international community to support the independence of OCU

    The Orthodox Church of Ukraine, which was revived due to the Tomos, is the basis of Ukraine's independence and resistance against the spiritual aggression of the Kremlin.

  • 25 November 2019, 15:16 | Society-digest | 

    The Ecclesiastical Motherhood of the Orthodox Church in Ukraine

    One of the most critical questions facing contemporary Orthodox ecclesiology is the autocephaly of the Orthodox Church in Ukraine and the schism within Orthodoxy. On account of the magnitude of this theme and the general misperception and manipulation of fundamental facts of Orthodox ecclesiology, our particular attention will be paid to the main ecclesiological principles of autocephaly and the subsequential concept of the motherhood of the local church.

  • 25 November 2019, 15:09 | Society-digest | 

    The Autocephaly of the Orthodox Church of Ukraine: Ecumenical Perspectives

    Since the independence of Ukraine in 1991, the confessional situation in the country has been characterized by a high level of religious freedom and pluralism. The latter made the Ukrainian case unique amongst its neighbors, where usually one denomination plays a dominant role (as in Russia, Romania, and Poland).

  • 25 November 2019, 15:02 | Society-digest | 

    Panorthodox Challenges and Opportunities Coming from the Ukrainian Autocephaly

    Just as Ukraine appeared at the epicenter of political turmoil in the United States, so it underpins the turmoil that has engulfed the Orthodox world.

  • 25 November 2019, 14:30 | Society-digest | 

    Orthodox Debates after the Creation of the Orthodox Church in Ukraine: A Necessary Catharsis

    The process of the formation of the new Orthodox Church of Ukraine (OCU) at the initiative of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople (EP) caused strong reactions throughout the Orthodox world. Representatives of the Moscow Patriarchate (MP) warned that granting autocephaly to the Church in Ukraine—complete ecclesiastical independence—would generate a terrible schism, one that would rival the Great Schism of 1054.

  • 25 November 2019, 14:11 | Society-digest | 

    Good Fences Make Good Neighbors: Autocephaly, Legitimacy, and Unity in Ukrainian Church Life

    The decision of the Ecumenical Patriarchate (EP) to establish with the help of the contemporary Ukrainian authorities a new church in Ukraine, the “Orthodox Church of Ukraine” (OCU), and to grant autocephaly (independence) to this church, has had massive repercussions.

  • 25 November 2019, 14:00 | Society-digest | 

    Orthodoxy in Ukraine: Ecumenical and Theological Perspectives

    After the Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople announced the decision to grant autocephaly (independence) to the Orthodox Church of Ukraine (OCU) in October 2018, the broader Orthodox world has experienced what some have called the greatest Christian schism since the East-West division of 1054.

  • 25 November 2019, 12:17 | Moscow Patriarchy | 

    Patriarch Kirill suspended the work of Alexandria Metochion in Moscow because of the OCU recognition

    Russian Patriarch Kirill suspended the work of the Alexandria Metochion in Moscow. This was reported by "Interfax" on Monday, the Secretary of the Department for external Church relations for inter-Orthodox relations Archpriest Igor Yakimchuk.

  • 22 November 2019, 10:35 | Inter-Orthodox relations | 

    Hierarch of Church of Czech lands and Slovakia handed over to Metropolitan Epifaniy the relics of St Vaclav

    Bishop Isaiah (Slaninka) of Šumperk, Hierarch of the Church of the Czech lands and Slovakia, donated the relics of St. Vaclav, Prince of Bohemia, to Metropolitan Epifaniy of Kyiv and all Ukraine.

  • 18 November 2019, 09:33 | Orthodox Church of Ukraine | 

    Greeks stop ROC provocateurs who tried to prevent the pilgrimage of the OCU delegation

    Representatives of the Orthodox Church of Ukraine returned from a lengthy pilgrimage to Greece which they visited for the first time after the recognition of the local Greek Church. Ukrainians traveled to the holy places for a week, according to the TSN story. In order to avoid provocations by the Moscow Patriarchate, they changed the route several times. Nevertheless, those were not fully avoided. Unknown persons tried to cause a negative reaction of the Ukrainians, but the provocateurs were stopped by the Greeks.

  • 9 November 2019, 13:02 | Inter-Orthodox relations | 

    Metropolitan Epifaniy thanks Patriarch of Alexandria for recognizing OCU

    The Primate of the Orthodox Church of Ukraine, Metropolitan Epifaniy, has thanked the Patriarch of Alexandria for recognizing the autocephaly of the OCU.

  • 8 November 2019, 13:30 | Orthodox world | 

    The Patriarchate of Alexandria and all of Africa officially announced the recognition of the OCU

    The Main Secretariat of the Patriarchate of Alexandria and all Africa distributed an official announcement on the recognition of the Patriarchal and Synodal Tomos of the Ecumenical Patriarchate on autocephaly of the Ukrainian Church and the inclusion of the name of the Primate of the Orthodox Church of Ukraine His Beatitude Metropolitan of Kiev and All Ukraine Epiphanius in Diptych for remembrance.

  • 8 November 2019, 12:00 | Orthodox world | view video | 

    Urgent: Patriarch Theodore II of Alexandria recognizes the OCU

    Today, November 8, Patriarch of Alexandria and all Africa Theodore II mentioned the name of Metropolitan Epiphany of Kyiv and all Ukraine and called him the Primate of the Orthodox Church of Ukraine. It occurred during the Divine Liturgy on the day of the Archangel Michael (according to the New Style) in the Archangel Michael Cathedral in the capital of Egypt.

  • 7 November 2019, 10:52 | International relations | 

    Lavrov accuses US of recognizing OCU

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov accused the United States of recognizing the Orthodox Church of Ukraine.

  • 7 November 2019, 09:29 | Orthodox Church of Ukraine | 

    Religious community of OCU created in Donbass

    In Donbas, the process of registration of yet another religious community of the Orthodox Church of Ukraine has begun. At this time, a community in Volnovakha is planning to join the unified local Church, which is headed by the Abbot of the Church of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker, Hegumen Fr Makariy.