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A big fuss around Tomos will end with a big “puff”, – expert

The Deputy Head of the UOC DECR Protopriest Nikolai Danilevich said that he does not believe in receiving the Tomos on autocephaly of the UOC KP. The…

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ROC official hopes Phanar’s actions to follow canonical logic

ROC hopes that Constantinople Patriarchate’s decision on granting autocephaly to UOC will not go beyond the frameworks of church canons. This was said by the head of…

if tomos is not granted in the next month itll be put on ice

If Tomos is not granted in the next month, it’ll be put on ice, – expert

Political observer and TV presenter Viacheslav Pikhovshek believes that SLC will not be created on July 28 – the Day of Rus Baptism. Pikhovshek forecasts that an…

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We can’t fail to engage in talks of Phanar on Tomos, – ROC hierarch

On July 9 in Moscow, a delegation of Constantinople Patriarchate negotiating with Local Churches on autocephaly of the Church in Ukraine is to meet with ROC hierarchy….

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Granting Tomos on autocephaly is similar to schism of 1054, – ROC

Bestowing autocephaly to the Church in Ukraine will entail consequences for Orthodoxy, comparable to the Great Schism of 1054, believes the ROC. According to the Chairman of…

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Theologian: Transfer of Kiev Metropolitanate to ROC in 17 century was legal

Attempts to challenge the transfer of the Kiev Metropolitanate to the Moscow Patriarchate cannot be taken seriously, the ROC believes. This was said by priest Pavel Yermilov,…

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Phanar’s exclusive right to grant autocephaly is unreasonable, – historian

The Patriarchate of Constantinople has arbitrarily appropriated a special status, the expert believes. The claims of Phanar to the exclusive right to grant autocephaly are unreasonable, stated…

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Public advocates report numerous violations of UOC believers’ rights to UN

The NGO “Public Advocacy” sent special statements to the UN Human Rights Council on the cases of seizures of UOC churches and hate speech in the statements…

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Human rights defenders urge Phanar to refrain from talks on autocephaly

NGO “Public Advocacy” called on the Patriarchate of Constantinople not to hold negotiations on the Ukrainian issue. Human rights defenders also recommended that state officials of Ukraine…

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UOC KP spokesman: Chances to receive Tomos for Day of Baptism less than 50%

According to UOC KP, the process of granting autocephaly has not yet reached the stage when the Patriarchate of Constantinople is ready to take a decision on…

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Prot. Nikolai Danilevich: UOC episcopate consciously signed the statement

The deputy head of the DECR of the UOC denied the information on the falsification of the bishops’ appeal dated June 25, 2018. The episcopate of the…

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Poroshenko turns to Patriarch Irinej of Serbia for support

The President of Ukraine, in the framework of his official visit to Belgrade, met with the Patriarch of Serbia. The head of the Ukrainian state expressed hope…

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Council of Churches made a statement on priest’s refusal to perform a rite

Ukrainian Council of Churches and Religious Organizations stated about the autonomy of religious structures and unacceptability of interference in liturgical practice. The statement of the Council was…

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Patriarch Theodoros II of Alexandria: Whims of politicians harm the Church

What politicians want is not always acceptable to God, who does everything for our eternal salvation, not for momentary whims. Patriarch Theodoros II expressed such an opinion…

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Phanar rep: There will be no autocephaly until there is peace in Ukraine

Met. Ambrosios of Korea, a member of the Holy Synod of the Patriarchate of Constantinople, informed Ukrainians that Patriarch Bartholomew prayed for peace in Ukraine. The words…

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Polish autocephalous model cannot be implemented in Ukraine, – expert

There are not sufficient grounds to identify the Polish model of obtaining autocephaly and the situation in Ukraine, believes Aleksey Smirnov. This was stated by the religious…

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Phanar’s statement is another move in church-political game, – UOC cleric

Pat. Bartholomew’s words about non-recognition of the Ukrainian Church’s accession to Moscow is an element of a long struggle for influence, Fr. Oleg Tochinsky believes. The head…

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Phanar: Constantinople has never given anyone the territory of Ukraine

Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople said that his primary task is to restore the unity of the divided Church Body in Ukraine. Vladyka called Constantinople the Mother Church…

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Head of OSCE notes the information on violation of UOC believers’ rights

The OSCE head Thomas Greminger will consider the information provided by NGO Public Advocacy concerning violations of the rights of the UOC believers in Ukraine. The materials…

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Religious experts: UOC believers will be goaded to fight for their temples

Granting Tomos on autocephaly of the “Ukrainian Church” can entail negative side effects. Among them – protest actions of the UOC believers and struggle for temples. This…

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UGCC hierarch speaks about plans for world expansion

Greek Catholics plan to develop a pastoral ministry abroad and cooperate in this matter with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine. The head of the Pastoral…

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ROC: The legitimization of the schism in Ukraine could lead to bloodshed

Realization of the intention of the self-proclaimed Kiev Patriarchate to seize the Kiev-Pechersk and Pochaev Lavras can lead to tragic consequences. The realization of these plans could…

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Ukrainian autocephaly is lobbied by Erdogan, – Gordon

The Ukrainian journalist said that the President of Turkey supports the project of creating the Single Local Church. The process of preparing the Tomos on autocephaly in…

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Filaret going to challenge anathema laid on him in Phanar

Filaret has turned to Patriarch Bartholomew with a request to invalidate his anathema laid by the ROC. The head of the UOC KP Filaret has already appealed…

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ROC: Patriarch Bartholomew makes it clear there is no legitimizing schism

The ROC underscored that Patriarch Filaret continues to be a schism initiator for the Patriarchate of Constantinople. It was said in the interview with Greek agency Romfea…