The Bulgarian Church denies fake about “Patriarch’s stroke”

On April 15, 2021, His Beatitude Patriarch Neophyte of Bulgaria was hospitalized for regular medical examinations performed every year, the press service of the Holy Synod of the BOC reported. On the eve of the Patriarch’s hospitalization, rumors spread that he had suffered a stroke. However, the Holy Synod denied this. The Synod also reported that “upon admission to the hospital, His Holiness underwent a mandatory PCR test,” the result of which was negative. Views: 27

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Patriarch of Serbia received the Roman Catholic Archbishop Stanislav Hocevar

Patriarch of Serbia received the visit of Roman Catholic Archbishop and Metropolitan of Belgrade Stanislav Hocevar, in the Serbian Patriarchate on 14 April 2021. This reports orthodoxtimes. This was the first official visit of Archbishop Hovecar. He congratulated Patriarch Porfirije for the election and the enthronement to the throne of the primates of the Serbian Orthodox Church, expressing his dedication to the development of the friendly relations between the Roman Catholic Church and the Serbian Orthodox Church. Views: 36

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Pilgrims will not be allowed to Athos for Easter

The vice-governor of Athos decided to extend the ban on visiting the Holy Mountain until May 10. As reported by RIA Novosti, this is a ban on all pilgrimage trips to Athos for the entire period of Easter holidays. The authorities despite the fact that there were fewer patients over the past two weeks made this decision: repeated tests of monks in several monasteries of the Holy Mountain did not reveal any disease in them. Citizens of Athos – monks, government officials and monastery workers – will be able to…

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In Sadov, OCU raiders attacked the bedroom of the 5-year-old grandson of the UOC priest

Intimidation continues: at night in Sadovo, supporters of the OCU flooded the priest’s house with liquid manure, the press service of the Volyn eparchy of the UOC reports. “The calm sleep of a 5-year-old child with his mother at night turned into a real horror. The frightened boy was awakened by the sound of broken glass and the noise of an abandoned bucket, and then a smell spread through the room. As it turned out later – from the spilled manure. These were the realities of the night from 14…

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The Kyiv Patriarchate sent another claim to the ECHR

Representatives of the liquidated “Kyivan Patriarchate” sent another one claim to the European Court of Human Rights. This time it concerns the decision of the then head of the Ministry of Culture Yevgeny Nyshchuk on the statutory documents of the UOC-KP. This was reported on Facebook by the head of the legal department of the Kyiv Patriarchate, Neonila Tkachenko. “A second claim was sent to the European Court of Human Rights regarding the unlawful decision of ex-Minister of Culture Yevgeny Nyshchuk on the “termination” of previous decisions on the registration…

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The OCU speaker dislikes the trial of Kuraev

“Archbishop” Yevstratiy Zorya commented on the decision of the Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church on the consecration of Phanar`s hierarch Andrew (Sofianopoulos), which was attended by Zorya as “bishop” of the OCU. Zorya expressed his thoughts on his Facebook. As reported, the Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church on April 13 expressed condolences for the participation of a person who does not have canonical ordination in the consecration of the hierarch of the Church of Constantinople. “After reading the “Journal No. 10” of the Synod of the Russian Orthodox…

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Serbian Patriarch received the Ambassador of Ukraine to Serbia

On April 14, 2021, Patriarch Porfirije of Serbia received Alexander Alexandrovich, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Ukraine to the Republic of Serbia, at the Patriarchal residence, reports Spc.rs. Patriarch Porfirije spoke about the closeness of Serbs and Ukrainians. Alexander Alexandrovich also gave several examples of historical, cultural and religious ties between peoples, and also noted that among the peacekeepers guarding Orthodox shrines in Kosovo and Metohija, there were also Ukrainian soldiers. The Deputy Ambassador of Ukraine to the Republic of Serbia Mark Martynyuk and the head of the Chancellery of…

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The Greek education as another one factor of schism

The Greek Ministry of Education is considering the possibility of phasing out a number of Church higher education institutions in Greece. Of course, this will be painful for the Church of Greece, as well as for the Churches of Constantinople, Cyprus, Albania, Jerusalem, Alexandria and some other Churches. But we need to recognize one important factor: it was the Greek theological educational institutions that became the hotbed for the spread of the doctrine of “primacy without equals” of the Patriarchate of Constantinople. In these schools, the people are forged who…

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Filaret applied to the OCU for his property, but he was refused

The head of the UOC-KP Filaret Denisenko wanted to contact the OCU so that its leader Epiphany Dumenko would transfer to him the property, which he registered as the property of the new church structure. According to the “Spiritual Front of Ukraine“, Filaret’s former wards refused him. At the same time, the source in the OCU explained that Epiphany ignored the demands of the “patriarch”, because the UOC-KP no longer exists. “There is no UOC-KP, so there is no reason to transfer property. Listening to the next ultimatums and threats…

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Metropolitan Isaiah tests positive for coronavirus

The Metropolis of Tamassos of the Orthodox Church of the Cypriot announced that Metropolitan Isaiah passed the coronavirus test on Sunday April 11, 2021 and received a positive result, according to orthodoxianewsagency.gr. The hierarch has notified the Cyprus Health Ministry’s tracking research team of his contacts and is carefully following the guidelines for self-isolation. Now, lord Isaiah is feeling well and asks all those with whom he communicated on the 9th of the current month to take the necessary test and notify their attending physician. Views: 87

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