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…

UOC KP brags in mass and social media how it broke the law in Baturin

As reported by the UOJ source, members of the Kyiv Patriarchate and several dozens of its adherents arbitrarily entered the UOC temple of Resurrection in Baturin and held…

A village council taken away from church raiders in Ugrinov

On November 14, the first session of the reformed united territorial community was held in Volyn, with the center in the village of Gorodishche in Lutsk region….

Security services thank Filaret for his efforts on creating ULC

On November 13, during the meeting with the chief of the Kyiv Patriarchate Filaret, chairman of the Security Service of Ukraine Vasily Gritsak thanked Filaret for his…

Video of the excesses of UOC-KP supporters in Stary Gvozdets published

Representatives of the Kyiv Patriarchate, who on November 12, led by the head of the UOC-KP eparchy “Bishop” Julian, with the support of the Kolomyia police, broke…

Verkhovna Rada again wants to make Catholic Christmas a day off

On November 16, the Verkhovna Rada can vote on the introduction of an official day off for Catholic Christmas, December 25. This was said at the conciliatory…

Kolomyia eparchy of KP assures OSCE it establishes peace in the region

On November 6, during the meeting with representatives of the OSCE monitoring mission in Ukraine, UOC-KP “bishop” of Kolomyia Julian said his eparchy always takes a legal…

“Bishop” of KP under police protection holds service in seized church of UOC

On November 12, despite the protests of the UOC believers, representatives of the Kyiv Patriarchate, led by the head of the UOC-KP eparchy, Bishop Julian, held a…

Deputy boasts of participation in criminal seizure of UOC church in Kolomyia

Deputy of the Verkhovna Rada from the “People’s Front” Yuri Timoshenko proudly confirmed that he had participated in the forcible seizure of the Orthodox church in Kolomyia, saving…

Court orders police to investigate seizure of UOC church in vlg. Stary Gvozdets

The Kolomyia district court has recognized the right of the UOC community of the village of Stary Gvozdets. The faithful complained about the violation of their rights and…

Lies and wild imagination – UOC eparchy answers accusations of UGCC chaplains

The Ivano-Frankivsk eparchy of the UOC answered to the accusations of the UGCC chaplains Mikhail Arsenich and Nikolai Medinsky. The Greek Catholics, who seized the Annunciation Church…

Human rights defenders have the attacks on Cross Procession of UOC-2016 investigated

On November 9, in response to a statement by the NGO “Public Advocacy”, criminal proceedings were opened on violations of the rights of the UOC faithful during…

Violation of law found in the Ministry of Culture instruction on re-registration of statutes

NGO “Public Advocacy” has sought the removal of classification “for official use” from the regulations of the Ministry of Culture on the approaches to registering changes to…

UGCC hieromonk says about possibility of war between Ukraine and Poland

If the modern strategy of Poland is to return eastern regions, then this is the road to the war between Ukraine and Poland. This was stated by…

Council of Europe will consider all cases of discrimination against believers of the UOC

Head of the UOC Representation to International Organizations, Bishop Viktor of Baryshevka, spoke about the state of affairs in the religious sphere of Ukraine to Deputy Secretary…

Greek Catholics hallucinate naked politicians in the seized church

The chaplain of the UGCC Nikolai Medinsky said that he saw in the painting of the Annunciation Church in Kolomyia the third president of Ukraine, Viktor Yushchenko naked…

Head of UGCC to promote organ transplantation

The Greek Catholic project “Zhyve.TV” announced an interactive programme “The Open Church”, during which a talk on organ transplantation will be held with the head of the…

Chaplains of UGCC call seizure of church in Kolomyia “a miracle of the Lord”

After the UGCC hierarchy expressed dissatisfaction with the cutting of the locks from the Annunciation Church in Kolomyia, the initiators of the seizure began to deny breaking…

Uniates are not going to reconcile with the Orthodox in reality, – media

Journalist Sergei Nazarchuk considers the justifications of the UGCC leadership regarding the seizure by the Uniates of the Orthodox Annunciation Church in Kolomiya a sign of reluctance…

On the Holy Mount, we fill ourselves with the spirit of love for God, – Primate of UOC

Primate of the UOC Metropolitan of Kiev and All Ukraine His Beatitude Onufry visited the Docheiariou monastery and met with Hegumen Grigory and monks during his pilgrimage…

UOC believers of Stary Gvozdets say how they were kicked out from the temple

UOC parishioners from the village of Stary Gvozdets of the Ivano-Frankivsk region spoke about the persecutions on behalf of the village authorities and representatives of the Kyiv…

Despite threats, UOC believers praying at the walls of the seized church in Kolomyia

Parishioners of the Annunciation Church in Kolomyia, seized by the chaplains of the UGCC, are standing in prayer at the walls of the church, reports the site…