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Special meeting of UOC Holy Synod is held

Special meeting of UOC Holy Synod is held

On 17 December 2018, in a UOC Primate’s residence on the territory of the Holy-Dormition Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra a special meeting of the Holy Synod of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church was held. The meeting was presided over by His Beatitude Onufriy Metropolitan of Kyiv and All Ukraine. Permanent members of the Synod at the session: Metropolitan Agafangel of Odessa and Izmail, […]

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Address of The Holy Synod of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of 17 December 2018 to the hierarchy, clergy, monastics, and faithful

Address of The Holy Synod of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of 17 December 2018 to the hierarchy, clergy, monastics, and faithful

ADDRESS of The Holy Synod of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of 17 December 2018 to the hierarchy, clergy, monastics, and faithful Your Eminences and Your Graces! Beloved in Christ Fathers, brothers, and sisters!   On 15 December 2018, in the city of Kyiv on the territory of the National Sanctuary Complex “Sophia of Kyiv”, the so-called “Unification Council” was held, […]

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DECR UOC commentary regarding fact that Patriarchate of Constantinople hierarch is ministering on Ukrainian Orthodox Church canonical territory

DECR UOC commentary regarding fact that Patriarchate of Constantinople hierarch is ministering on Ukrainian Orthodox Church canonical territory

Today, on December 13, 2018, a representative of the Patriarchate of Constantinople bishop of Edmonton and the Western Eparchy Hilarion (Rudnyk), who was uncanonicaly appointed by Patriarch of Constantinople Bartholomew an “exarch” to Ukraine, celebrated a liturgy in St Andrew’s church in Kyiv. The worship was celebrated without the blessing of His Beatitude Onufriy, Metropolitan of Kyiv and All Ukraine, […]

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Representatives from the Alexandrian and Polish Churches appeal for “church misunderstandings associated with the bestowal of autocephaly to the Ukrainian Church” to be jointly resolved

Representatives from the Alexandrian and Polish Churches appeal for “church misunderstandings associated with the bestowal of autocephaly to the Ukrainian Church” to be jointly resolved

Patriarch Theodoros II of Alexandria and All Africa and Metropolitan Sawa of Warsaw and All Poland,  appealed to “all those upon whom it depends to overcome  church misunderstandings associated with the bestowal of autocephaly to the Ukrainian Church , and to  do their utmost to avoid conflict over this issue.” The text of this appeal was published by the Greek […]

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UOC representatives participate in International Theological Conference in Bose (Italy)

UOC representatives participate in International Theological Conference in Bose (Italy)

The XXVI International Theological Conference takes place in Bose, Italy on 5 – 8 September, 2018   . With the blessing of His Beatitude Metropolitan Onufriy  of Kyiv and All Ukraine, a delegation from the Ukrainian Orthodox Church will also take part in this the XXVIth International Theological Conference on Orthodox Spirituality with the theme  “Discernment and the Christian Life”, reports the press […]

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UOC DECR Statement in connection with appointment by Patriarchate of Constantinople of Exarchs in Kyiv

UOC DECR Statement in connection with appointment by Patriarchate of Constantinople of Exarchs in Kyiv

UOC DECR Statement in connection with appointment of Exarchs by Patriarchate of Constantinople in Kyiv Today, on September 7, 2018, the Patriarchate of Constantinople has officially announced that “Within the framework of the  preparations for the granting of autocephaly to the Orthodox Church in Ukraine”, it has appointed Archbishop Daniel of Pamphilon from the United States of America and Bishop […]

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Встреча Патриарха Кирилла с  Патриархом Варфоломеем

Meeting between Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Ruś and Patriarch Bartholomew I of Constantinople held.

On August 31, 2018, a meeting was held in Istanbul (Turkey) between His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Ruś and His All- Holiness Patriarch Bartholomew I of Constantinople at his residence in the Phanar (a district of Istanbul) . The meeting was also attended by His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, who is  the Chairman of the Department […]

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Meeting between Primates of Constantinopolitan and Russian Orthodox Churches to be held in Istambul

Meeting between Primates of Constantinopolitan and Russian Orthodox Churches to be held in Istambul

A meeting between His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Ruś and His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I will be held on 31 August, 2018 in Istanbul. The previous meeting between the Primates took place at the Synaxis of the Primates of the Orthodox Churches that was held on January 22-27, 2016 in Chambésy (Switzerland). Переглядів: 10

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KYIV. Ukrainian Orthodox Church priest conducts Panachida service for victims of the natural disaster in Greece

KYIV. Ukrainian Orthodox Church priest conducts Panachida service for victims of the natural disaster in Greece

On July 26, 2018, a Panachida memorial service was conducted at the Embassy of the Hellenic Republic in Ukraine for the victims of large-scale wildfires in Greece which  have recently taken  the lives of almost a hundred people. Archpriest Mykolay Danylevych, Deputy Chairman of the Department for External Church Relations of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church (UOC DECR) conducted the Panachida memorial service for […]

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AUCCRO adopts a statement  that declares inadmissibility of  intervention in liturgical practices of religious organisations

AUCCRO adopts a statement that declares inadmissibility of intervention in liturgical practices of religious organisations

On June 26, 2018, a regular session of the All-Ukrainian Council of Churches and Religious Organisations (AUCCRO) was held at the Central Office of the Ukrainian Bible Society in Kyiv. The statement  “On the inadmissibility of the violation of  the principle of autonomy of religious organisations and interference in the liturgical practices of religious organisations” was discussed and adopted at […]

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