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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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Head of the UOC Representation to International European Organisations addresses the European Parliament in Brussels

Head of the UOC Representation to International European Organisations addresses the European Parliament in Brussels

On March 6, 2018, with the blessing of His Beatitude Metropolitan Onufriy of Kyiv and All Ukraine, the Head of the UOC Representation to International European Organisations (UOC IEO) His Grace Bishop Victor (Kotsaba) of Baryshivka took part in the seminar “The Importance for Europe to Protect Christian Cultural Heritage” held on the premises of the European Parliament in Brussels. […]

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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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epa06152810 Archbishop of Constantinople and Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I attends the handover ceremony of the new building of the Constantinople Universal Patriarch Hungarian Exarchate in Budapest, Hungary 20 August 2017. The building was donated by the Hungarian government for cultural and pastoral purposes.  EPA/BALAZS MOHAI HUNGARY OUT

Patriarch of Constantinople expresses prayerful support for the Archbishop and faithful of the Lviv Eparchy

On February 23, 2018, His All-Holiness Bartholomew I the Patriarch of Constantinople, sent a letter to Archbishop Filaret of Lviv and Halych, expressing condolences on the arson of the church in the Lviv eparchy. Reports the UOC Department of Information and Education with reference to the eparchial website. “It was with deep sorrow in our hearts, that we learned about […]

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KYIV. Ambassadors of Orthodox countries pray during Divine Liturgy at Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra on day of Feast of Orthodoxy

KYIV. Ambassadors of Orthodox countries pray during Divine Liturgy at Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra on day of Feast of Orthodoxy

On February 25, 2018, on the day of the Feast of Orthodoxy, His Beatitude Metropolitan Onufriy of Kyiv and All Ukraine celebrated the Divine Liturgy and the Rite of the Feast of Orthodoxy in the church of Sts. Antoniy and Feodosiy of Pechersk (Refectory church) at Kyiv Pechersk Lavra. Concelebrating with His Beatitude Metropolitan Onufriy were: the Superior of the […]

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The All-Ukrainian Council of Churches and Religious Organisations is worried about possible Government interference in the internal religious practices of the Confessions

The All-Ukrainian Council of Churches and Religious Organisations is worried about possible Government interference in the internal religious practices of the Confessions

The All-Ukrainian Council of Churches and Religious Organisations (AUCCRO) plans to defend the principle of the autonomy of religious organisations and the inadmissibility of interference by state bodies in the internal religious processes, especially in the liturgical practices of the confessions, specifically the way and order in which the sacraments and ceremonies are celebrated. Such a recommendation for leaders of […]

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KYIV. Orthodox believers meet with Archimandrite Irenaios (Verikakis), disciple of Saint Paisios of Mount Athos

KYIV. Orthodox believers meet with Archimandrite Irenaios (Verikakis), disciple of Saint Paisios of Mount Athos

On February 7, 2018, as was announced earlier, a meeting was held in the Holy Trinity Church of the Holy Trinity Monastery of St. Jonas in Kyiv with Archimandrite Irenaios (Verikakis) from the island of Crete (Constantinople Patriarchate) and who is a disciple of Saint Paisios of Mount Athos. He is a well-known writer, preacher and Orthodox radio presenter. The […]

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UOC Representatives participate in meeting with G-7 Ambassadors

UOC Representatives participate in meeting with G-7 Ambassadors

On February 6, 2018, a meeting between representatives of the All-Ukrainian Council of Churches and Religious Organisations (AUCCRO) and the Ambassadors and representatives of G7 embassies was held at the Metropolitan’s Residence at the National Sanctuary of “Sofia of Kyiv”. Among the high-ranking leaders of the foreign diplomatic missions were: Canadian Ambassador Roman Waschuk, Ambassador of Japan Shigeki Sumi, Ambassador […]

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