Murayev: Primate of UOC should be carried in the arms for contribution to the prisoner exchange

Along with the member of the Tripartite Contact Group, Viktor Medvedchuk, the Ukrainian Orthodox Church had a decisive influence on the exchange of prisoners under the “306-for-74”…

After Filaret’s speech the process of prisoner exchange is under the threat of failure, – UOC hierarch

The prisoner exchange and dialogue between the east and the west of Ukraine can be complicated by the involvement of representatives of the Kyiv Patriarchate in the…

“Cyborg” details how UOC organized a prisoner exchange

The prisoner exchange in the “306-for-74” format was due to the active participation of the hierarchs of the UOC and personally His Beatitude Metropolitan Onufry of Kiev and…

Kyiv Patriarchate awards “for sacrifice” scandalous “Mirotvorets”

On December 27, 2017 the notorious site “Mirotvorets”(“Peacemaker”) site, exposed of illegal publication of personal data of citizens of Ukraine and foreigners and discredited Ukraine in the…

UAOC tries to establish contacts with Constantinople Patriarchate

The official site of the UAOC reported that their head, “Patriarch” Macarius, held a meeting with a representative of the Patriarchate of Constantinople – His Grace Hilarion,…

UOC is the only force of an effective peace process, – ROC spokesman

The exchange of prisoners inspires hope for peace in Ukraine, said Vladimir Legoyda, chairman of the Synodal Department for Church-Society and Media Relations of the Russian Orthodox…

Ruslana and Uniates to organize show during service in KP church

Ruslana Lyzhychko announced a concert at the Konotop Church of the Nativity the Most Holy Theotokos (Kyiv Patriarchate). The singer will conduct a male chapel choir. “I’m…

Primate of UOC: Exchange of prisoners is the first step towards ending the war

His Beatitude Metropolitan Onufry of Kiev and All Ukraine said that he found the exchange of prisoners the first step towards ending the war in the Donbass. Vladyka…

Political experts: anti-church campaign against UOC discredits the exchange of prisoners

The exchange of captives could have been carried out earlier, but some political forces openly hamper the process, trying to get political dividends, whereas the anti-church campaign, launched…

Priests of UOC participate in the exchange of prisoners held in Donbass

On December 27, at 14:00, with the support of the clergy of the UOC, the exchange of prisoners of war near the “Mayorskoe” entry-exit point began in the…

Fanar is unable to solve the problems of Ukrainian schismatics, – human rights activists

The Constantinople Patriarchate is experiencing considerable difficulties with the protection of its rights in Turkey. The uncertainty of Fanar’s own legal status excludes the creation of its…

Abp. Clement details UOC participation in the exchange of hostages

Archbishop Clement (Vecheria) of Nezhin and Priluki said that the UOC, taking the most active part in the exchange of hostages, distances itself from the political component…

Poroshenko explains why he decided to celebrate Catholic Christmas

Addressing the Ukrainians on the occasion of Christmas, which has been enshrined by law as a holiday of December 25th this year, the President informed he would celebrate…

Primate of ROC helps agree on the exchange of prisoners in Ukraine

On December 25, Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia told reporters that Kiev and the self-proclaimed republics of the DPR and the LPR had agreed on…

Kiev eparchy of UOC names consequences of anti-church bills

On December 25, the Kiev Metropolitanate held a meeting in the Refectory Church of the Kiev-Pechersk Lavra attended by 621 clergymen, reports a UOJ correspondent. The vital…

UOC: State holiday of Catholic Christmas is an anti-Orthodox political project

Lawmakers who voted for a new state holiday of Christmas on December 25 were not motivated by religious beliefs or the protection of human rights, it is an…

Yelensky: UOC KP has more parishioners – they just go to UOC temples

The author of the anti-church bill No. 4128, MP Viktor Yelensky said the Russian Orthodox Church was created by Ukrainian priests and bishops and, in general, the…

Believers of the UOC in Kuty celebrate their patron saint’s day in a military tent

On December 22, the UOC community of Saint Righteous Anna in Kuty village, Shumsk district of Ternopol region gathered again in their temporary worship house – a military…

Synod of the UOC announces it’s ready for a schism-overcoming dialogue

On December 21,2017, during the regular session of the Holy Synod of the UOC, the readiness was expressed to conduct negotiations with those who are out of…

Warm Sophia was transferred to Kyiv Patriarchate in violation of the law, – expert

A copy of the agreement on the free use by the UOC-KP of an architectural monument – the Refectory (Warm Sophia) indicates that the church was handed over…

Svoboda deputy admits his involvement in seizure of UOC church in Kolomyia

The head of the Svoboda regional organization Mikhail Ivanochko participates in church raiding in Kolomyia and proposes to force the UOC priests to prove their loyalty to the…

I would ban this Church: a nationalist deputy writes a denunciation on the UOC

Deputy of Ivano-Frankovsk Regional Council Mikhail Ivanochko seeks the prohibition of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church and suggests that its priests be driven out of their temples. This…

Department of Chaplaincy of UGCC disowns those who seized the church in Kolomyia

The Department of Military chaplaincy of the First Curia of the UGCC states that it has nothing to do with the seizure of the UOC church in…

In Malin “patriots” disrupt consecration of memorial cross

On December 16, in Malin, Zhytomyr region, provocateurs disrupted the service of the UOC and the consecration of a renewed memorial cross, writes “Zhitomir Info”. Hardly had…

Constantinople Patriarchate prays for the unity of Ukrainian nation

The Constantinople Patriarchate has always paid close attention to the developments within the Ukrainian Orthodox Church and prayed for overcoming schism. It was said by Archbishop Job…