Category: DECR news

Meeting between UOC and OSCE representatives held in Kyiv

Meeting between UOC and OSCE representatives held in Kyiv

On June 13, 2018, Archpriest Mykolay Danylevych, Deputy Chairman of the Department for External Church Relations of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church (UOC DECR), met with representatives of the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), Mr. Fernando Herrera Inarajo and Mr. Vojkan Mihajlović at  Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra. The meeting was also attended by translator Ms. Anzhelika Skochylis and  UOC DECR co-worker, […]

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DECR UOC commentary on the decision made by the Holy Synod of the Patriarchate of Constantinople to accept for consideration the issue regarding bestowal of autocephaly for the Orthodox Church in Ukraine

DECR UOC commentary on the decision made by the Holy Synod of the Patriarchate of Constantinople to accept for consideration the issue regarding bestowal of autocephaly for the Orthodox Church in Ukraine

On April 22, 2018, the official website of the Ecumenical Patriarchate published a press release about the conclusion of the regular session of the Holy and Sacred Synod. The Holy and Sacred Synod, under the chairmanship of His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, concluded its regular session, which took place between Thursday, April 19th, and Friday, April 20th. All the items […]

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Statement of the Department for External Church Relations Ukrainian Orthodox Church with regards to the appeal by the President of Ukraine to Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I with regards to “granting a Tomos of Autocephaly to the Orthodox Church in Ukraine”

Statement of the Department for External Church Relations Ukrainian Orthodox Church with regards to the appeal by the President of Ukraine to Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I with regards to “granting a Tomos of Autocephaly to the Orthodox Church in Ukraine”

Statement of the Department for External Church Relations Ukrainian Orthodox Church with regards to the appeal by the President of Ukraine to Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I with regards to “granting a Tomos of Autocephaly to the Orthodox Church in Ukraine” On April 19, 2018, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, by Resolution No. 8284, supported the appeal of the President of Ukraine […]

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Pilgrimage group of Roman Catholic clergy visit Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra

Pilgrimage group of Roman Catholic clergy visit Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra

On April 19, 2018, a group of priests from the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Milan, which in total consisted of more than 100 people, and headed by Metropolitan Archbishop Mario Enrico Delpini, visited Kyiv Pechersk Lavra as part of their itinerary on the “Seeking Spirituality through Hospitality” pilgrimage tour to Kyiv. The visit by the guests to the Lavra was […]

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The book launch of the Ukrainian translation of “Mount Athos: The highest place on Earth” by Metropolitan Nikolaos of Mesogaia and Lavreotiki was held

The book launch of the Ukrainian translation of “Mount Athos: The highest place on Earth” by Metropolitan Nikolaos of Mesogaia and Lavreotiki was held

On April 18, 2018 a book launch of the Ukrainian translation of the book “Athos: The highest place on Earth” written by His Eminence Metropolitan Nikolaos of Mesogaia and Lavreotiki was held at Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra. Taking part in the presentation were: the author of the book His Eminence Metropolitan Nikolaos (Hatzinikolaou) of Mesogaia and Lavreotiki having been accompanied by Fr. […]

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Metropolitan Nikolaos of Mesogaia and Lavreotiki is once again in Ukraine for presentation of Ukrainian translation of his book “Mount Athos: The highest place on Earth”

Metropolitan Nikolaos of Mesogaia and Lavreotiki is once again in Ukraine for presentation of Ukrainian translation of his book “Mount Athos: The highest place on Earth”

On April 18-19, 2018, the well-known and authoritative hierarch of the Greek Orthodox Church His Eminence Metropolitan Nikolaos (Hatzinikolaou) of Mesogaia and Lavreotiki will be visiting Ukraine. His Eminence is a scientist-astrophysicist, doctor and bioengineer who received his education at Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (United States of America). The hierarch prior to his ordination to the […]

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On March 30, 2018, His Beatitude Metropolitan Onufriy of Kyiv and All Ukraine received His Eminence Metropolitan Athenogoras of Belgium, the Exarch of the Netherlands and Luxembourg – a hierarch of the Patriarchate of Constantinople. He was accompanied by Archdeacon Philadelphos (Kafalis) and Mr. S. Spanos. Taking part in the meeting were: the Head of the UOC Representation to International […]

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His Beatitude Metropolitan Onufriy meets with hierarch of Greek Orthodox Church

His Beatitude Metropolitan Onufriy meets with hierarch of Greek Orthodox Church

On March 27, 2018, His Beatitude Metropolitan Onufriy of Kyiv and All Ukraine met with the head of the Pilgrimage Department of the Greek Orthodox Church His Eminence Metropolitan Chrysostom of Dodoni at the Primatial residence at Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra. He was accompanied by Archimandrite Spiridon (Katramados) the Secretary of the Synodal Committee for Pilgrimages and department staff member Mr. Christos […]

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AUSTRIA. DECR UOC staff member takes part in a conference in Vienna

AUSTRIA. DECR UOC staff member takes part in a conference in Vienna

On March 14-16, 2018, the conference “Europe: Where? Challenges for Church and Society” was held in Vienna (Austria). Attending the conference at the invitation of organisers and with the blessing of the Chairman of the Department for External Church Relations of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church (DECR UOC) His Eminence Metropolitan Mytrofan of Luhansk and Alchevsk, was DECR UOC staff member […]

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UOC Administrator meets with representatives of the United Nations Human Rights Monitoring Mission in Ukraine

UOC Administrator meets with representatives of the United Nations Human Rights Monitoring Mission in Ukraine

On March 2, 2018. The Ukrainian Orthodox Church (UOC) Administrator His Eminence Metropolitan Antoniy of Boryspil and Brovary met with the Head of the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Monitoring Mission in Ukraine Ms. Fiona Fraser. Also representing the Ukrainian Orthodox Church at the meeting were: The Head of the UOC Representation to International European Organisations (UOC IEO) His Grace Bishop […]

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