Patriarch Kirill: genuine patriotism of the UOC lies in its peacemaking endeavor

It was addressed by His Holiness Patriarch Kirill on November 29 in Moscow-based Temple of Christ the Savior in his report to the Bishops’ Council of the…

Poroshenko matches Catholic Christmas with the Orthodox

President Petro Poroshenko endorsed the celebration of the Catholic Christmas ona par with the Orthodox by having signed the law on the introduction of a day-off on December…

CF “Favor” to aid Khodosy believers whose church is seized by radicals

The Favor Foundation is launching a new project that aims to help the community of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church in the village of Khodosy in the construction…

Odessa activist proposes not to sit at the table with “Yids”

Odessa activist Neonila Tkachenko, a member of the Civil Movement “For Whole Odessa”, published an appeal to the Ukrainians. In the message, she states that “Yids cannot…

Patriarch Bartholomew calls for cessation of war in Ukraine and dialogue

Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople in his message on the occasion of the 84th anniversary of the Ukrainian Holodomor appealed to all people of goodwill “for the cessation…

UOC faithful ask to help build a church in Devichki instead of the taken away

The UOC community of vlg. Devichki of the Pereyaslav-Khmelnitsky district, Kiev region, has requested the CF “Favor” to help build a new church. The church of the…

Zaporozhie radicals try to disrupt UOC service

On the Day of Remembrance of the Holodomor Victims, Zaporozhie nationalists hung yellow-blue strings across the passage at the house at 7 Aleksandrovskaya Street, where in 1932…

Polish priest believes Viatrovich is a “dwarf Goebbels”

The proposals of the director of the Ukrainian Institute of the National Memory Vladimir Viatrovich to end the “war of monuments” with Poland are completely unacceptable. The…

European human rights defender urges to curb lawlessness in Kolomyia

On November 22, 2017, at the OSCE conference in Yerevan, the executive director of the observatory on intolerance and discrimination against Christians in Europe said that the…

Vatican takes control of the conflict in Kolomyia, – human rights defender

As reported by Head of the NGO “Public Advocacy” Oleg Denisov, he had a talk with representatives of Vatican concerning the conflict around the Annunciation temple in…

“What is this piece of paper for?”:UOC KP believes the canonical recognition unimportant

It does not matter to representatives of the Kyiv Patriarchate whether they will be recognized or not. It was reported by chief manager of Volyn eparchy of…

Court begins to hear a claim of UOC against the Ministry of Culture

On November 22, the Kiev District Administrative Court began the hearing of the lawsuit filed by the UOC against the Ministry of Culture regarding the non-registration of…

Local historian: UOC-KP brings seized monument of architecture to destruction

Law enforcement authorities did not react to multiple reports that the “repair work” in the Holy Cross Exaltation Church of the village of Ugrinov in the Gorokhov…

UOC: Expansion of Uniates to the East may lead to unpredictable consequences

Further expansion of Greek Catholics to the eastern regions of Ukraine will only lead to destabilization of the social and inter-faith peace, said Metropolitan Luke of Zaporozhie…

Ministry of Culture suggests local authorities deal with the situation in Kolomyia

The difficulty of the situation with the seizure of the Annunciation of the Most Holy Theotokos Church in Kolomyiais that two communities were planning to take it…

Official explains seizure of church in Stary Gvozdets by “spiritual needs”

Answering the question of A UOJ journalist about the October takeover of the church in the village of Stary Gvozdets, Ivano-Frankivsk region, by the supporters of the…

Sudden: Ministry of Culture accuses UOC of manipulation

The Ministry of Culture of Ukraine accused the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of manipulation and speculation about the “alleged discrimination against it.” This statement was made by the…

New church of UOC consecrated in Rovno eparchy instead of the seized by UOC-KP

On November 19, the feast day of Holy Martyrs Galacteon and Episteme, in the village of Malaya Moshchanitsa in the Rovno eparchy of the UOC, the church…

UOC: A poor country is fed with promises that if there is a SLOC – the problems will disappear

Against the background of military actions, the Ukrainian authorities do not want to solve economic problems and tell people that everything “will be like in Europe,” and…

Ministry of Culture tries to justify itself before UN for violations of the rights of UOC, – expert

The head of the NGO “Public Advocacy”, Oleg Denisov, refuted the statement of the director of the Department for Religious and Minority Affairs of the Ministry of…

UOC-KP serves in Little Sophia without permits, – human rights defender

The management of the National Reserve “Sophia of Kyiv” cannot provide documents confirming the transfer of the Refectory, known as the Little or Warm Sophia to the…

UOC: Lviv official incites inter-faith hostility

The head of the Law Department of the UOC, Protopriest Alexander Bakhov, said that a Lviv official interferes in internal church affairs. So Father Alexander commented on…

Verkhovna Rada does not care about the opinion of Ukraine’s people, – Archbishop Clement

Head of the Information and Education Department of the UOC Archbishop Clement of Irpen believes that by adopting bill No. 5496 and making Catholic Christmas an official…

UOC KP began its history with the illegal seizure of UAOC – human rights defender

Human rights defender Oleg Denisov, head of the NGO “Public Advocacy”, said that the Kyiv Patriarchate, when being created, also used the raider scheme. “If we analyze…

Human rights defender: state bodies can no longer hush up facts of violations of believers’ rights of the UOC

At the meeting of the working group of the Universal Periodic Review of the 28th session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, in the context…