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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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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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Delegation of the Holy Synod of the UOC meets with His All-Holiness Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople

Delegation of the Holy Synod of the UOC meets with His All-Holiness Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople

On June 23, 2018, with the blessing of His Beatitude Metropolitan Onufriy of Kyiv and All Ukraine, the permanent members of the Holy Synod of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, Their Eminences: Metropolitan Agafangel of Odessa and Izmail, Metropolitan Ilarion of Donetsk and Mariupol, Metropolitan Feodor of Kamianets-Podilskyi and Horodok and the  UOC Administrator  Metropolitan Antoniy of Boryspil and Brovary met […]

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UOC Bishop accompanied by a group of young Ukrainian pilgrims meet with His Beatitude Ieronymos II Archbishop of Athens and All Greece

UOC Bishop accompanied by a group of young Ukrainian pilgrims meet with His Beatitude Ieronymos II Archbishop of Athens and All Greece

On June 12, 2018, on the premises of the Athens Archeparchy, His Beatitude Ieronymos II, Archbishop of Athens and All Greece received a group of young pilgrims from Ukraine. The group was led by His Grace Bishop Victor of Baryshivka, who is the head of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church Representation to the International European Organisations (UOC IEO). The young Ukrainians, who […]

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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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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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