SSU commends Patriarch Kirill’s participation in release of prisoners

The Security Service of Ukraine (SSU) reports that it welcomes the efforts of the Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church in the matter of releasing hostages, reports…

Verkhovna Rada makes Catholic Christmas a non-working holiday

On November 16, the Verkhovna Rada decided to officially make December 25 an All-Ukrainian non-working holiday. The vote officially introduces the December 25 holiday into the Ukrainian…

ROC: Metropolitan Onufry does not abandon attempts to release prisoners of war in Donbass

On November 15, Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, at the request of His Beatitude Metropolitan of Kiev and All Ukraine, Onufry asked the leaders of…

International human rights defenders call on Ukraine to stop persecution of UOC

International non-governmental human rights organizations called on the authorities of Ukraine to stop discrimination against the Ukrainian Orthodox Church. This decision was taken at a working group…