In vlg. Stary Gvozdets UOC believers praying at the walls of the seized church (VIDEO)

In the village of Stary Gvozdets, parishioners of the UOC are praying near the Holy Assumption Church taken away from them, writes Vasily Vakhniak on his Facebook…

Schism should be healed, not legitimized, – Ecumenical Patriarch

The Chancellor of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church Metropolitan Anthony of Boryspil and Brovary, met with the Patriarch of Constantinople Bartholomew in his residence at Phanar, while on…

Filaret meets with representatives of Patriarch Bartholomew in Kiev

On December 15, in Kiev the head of the Kiev Patriarchate Filaret met with representatives of the Patriarchate of Constantinople, President of the Consistory of the of…

Ministry of Culture tries to avoid legal assessment of its actions, – UOC

The statement of the Legal Department on the judicial dispute with the Ministry of Culture about the non-registration of statutes of the eparchies and monasteries of the…

The Holy Mountain grieves over the split in the Ukrainian Church, – Abbot of Vatoped

Athos grieves a lot over Filaret-initiated schism of the Ukrainian Church. It was told by Abbot of Vatoped monastery Ephraim in his address to Ukrainians, published on…

Ministry of Culture asserts its innocence in delaying the registration of UOC statutes

Representatives of the Ministry of Culture of Ukraine Andrei Yurash and Dmitry Yatsishin refused to recognize as illegal the actions taken against the statutes of the UOC…

Lord will make all recognize the autocephaly of UOC-KP, – synod of schismatics

On December 13, the synod of the Kyiv Patriarchate appealed to its supporters and the Ukrainian people with an explanation of their position regarding the dialogue with…

Under the guise of a Single Local Church they create a quasi-governmental one, – expert

Lately we’ve been witnesses to the more increasingly fused politics and religion than before, whereas the efforts to create a Single Local Church disguise building of the quasi-governmental…

It becomes known who UOC-KP delegation “concelebrated” with in Moscow region

The information spread by the Kyiv Patriarchate that the two clerics of the UOC-KP participated in a joint divine service with the clergy of the Russian Orthodox…

In vlg. Urvenna of Rivne region Filaret followers attempt to provoke conflict

In the village of Urvenna of the Zdolbuniv district, the Rivne region, supporters of the Kyiv Patriarchate violate the interfaith peace and provoke UOC believers to another confrontation,…

The house in Gribovitsa, from which the KP evicted the UOC priest, is still empty

Over the past five weeks following the raider attack of the priest’s house in Gribovitsa village in Volyn region, this dwelling has been still empty. The priest of…

Filaret asks for autocephaly but not for the UOC KP

A letter was sent to the First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia Metropolitan of Eastern America and New York Hilarion, in which the…

The Church is ready to overcome the schism, – UOC hierarch

Head of the Office of the UOC at the International Organizations Bishop Viktor Baryshevsky (Kotsaba) said that the Church is ready to begin a dialogue to overcome…

The Council’s decision is a guarantee of canonicity for the UOC, – politologist

The outcomes of the Bishops’ Council of the Russian Orthodox Church will bring about significant changes in the life of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church. This opinion was…

Believers of Stary Gvozdets urge the President to stop discrimination of the UOC

The believers from Stary Gvozdets village and the UOC clergy addressed the President with a protest against the discrimination of the UOC, arbitrariness of the authorities and…

Former head of “Right Sector” promises to become “the scourge of God”

Independent parliamentary Dmitry Yarosh promised to all “freaks masked as patriots “that they “weep blood,” and said that this is not a threat, but a concrete prospect. He…

ROC: In Ukraine they want to make people afraid to go to the lawful Church

The support of all Orthodox Churches warms the soul of the faithful people of Ukraine, as well as a firm, strict adherence to the canonical rule, which…

UOC KP spokesman: We need to build relations with ROC

Spokesman of the Kyiv Patriarchate Yevstraty (Zoria) is sure about the inevitability of reconciliation with the Russian Orthodox Church and the ending of “hot or cold war”….

The authorities of Ivano-Frankivsk are asked to check the UOC priests for their connection with FSB

60 deputies of Ivano-Frankivsk signed an address to the President of Ukraine in which they demand that the creation of the Unified Local Church be accelerated. It…

Verkhovna Rada cancels compulsory re-registration of churches’ statutes

In the evening of December 7, the Ukrainian parliament adopted amendments to the Tax Code of Ukraine, which cancel the re-registration of religious organisations and guarantees their automatic…

Maidan activist says what prevents “patriots” from disrupting UOC services

Odessa activist Sergei Sternenko, known for disrupting concerts together with co-thinkers, said to the “Ukrainska Pravda” (“Ukrainian Truth”) what “prevented” him from obstructing UOC services. Sternenko and…

State TV and Radio Broadcasting Committee of Ukraine bans the import of epic about Illya of Murom

The Expert Council at the State Committee for Television and Radio Broadcasting of Ukraine banned the wholesale import of books “Ilya of Murom and Nightingale the Robber:…

“Maidan activists” assault the UOC speaker after the press-conference (PHOTO)

Deputy Head of the Department for External Church Relations of the UOC, Protopriest Nikolai Danilevich, was attacked by the people who called themselves “activists of the Maidan”,…

Court declares null and void “transfer” of Konstantinovka church to KP

On December 4, the Gorlovka eparchy of the UOC gained another victory in court in the case of the confessional affiliation of the Sretensky Church of Konstantinovka,…

UOC: We stand for preserving the integrity of the Ukrainian state

As reported by a UOJ correspondent, the head of the Synodal Information and Education Department of the UOC, Archbishop Clement (Vecheria), said that the Ukrainian Orthodox Church…