The UOC published a photo of the Volyn priest – the saint of the Polish Church

Archpriest Alexander Fedchuk, historian, Vice-Rector for Scientific Work of the Volyn Theological Seminary, posted on his Facebook page a compilation of photographs of Orthodox clergymen of Lutsk and the surroundings in 1933. According to him, the photographs studied are unique in general, but some of them are especially valuable, since there were few portraits of clerics of that era in open sources. This was reported by UOJ. “For a believer, the following photo will be the most valuable: martyr Peter Ohryzko – glorified in the host of Kholmsko-Podlaski martyrs, but…

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The Romanian Ambassador arrives in Jerusalem

Romanian Ambassador to Israel David Saranga visited the Holy Land and met with the representative of the Romanian Patriarchate in Jerusalem, archimandrite Theophilos. This is reported by orthodoxianewsagency.gr. “The Romanian Church in Jerusalem is an important point for Israeli culture,” the ambassador said and expressed hope that soon the Romanian Orthodox will be able to visit the Holy Places in Jerusalem again. Views: 28

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Pictures from the Svyatogorsk Lavra depict only children, not “militants”, – Archpriest Alexander Klimenko

“It is very easy to blame priests for something they could not be guilty of. The church was not the reason for either the occupation of Crimea or the conflict in Donbass. And in no way could it interfere with this, ”says the priest of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, the well-known winner of the “Voice of the Country” contest, Archpriest Alexander Klimenko. He answered stereotypical questions about the position of the UOC in an interview with Ukrainian Pravda. “It’s about the acuteness of your political views. The way you do…

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The creation of the OCU aggravated the church crisis in Ukraine to the level of the early 90s, – cleric of the UOC

The cleric of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, Archpriest Alexander Klimenko, testifies from his own experience that due to Phanar’s interference in the church issue in Ukraine, contacts and the ability to understanding “rolled back” to the level of the conflict in the early 90s. Archpriest Alexander stated this in an interview with Ukrainian Truth. “I have a question for those clergy, bishops, priests and laity, from unrecognized, in our opinion, Orthodox groups in Ukraine, which allow violence. This puts an end to the possibility of quick dialogue. If our dialogue…

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Bartholomew’s intervention in the church situation in Ukraine led to a crisis in interchurch relations, – Primate of the UOC

The last years have become a time of serious trials for the entire World Orthodoxy, said the Primate of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, His Beatitude Metropolitan of Kyiv and All Ukraine Onuphry, in his address to the participants of the XI annual conference “Student Science in the Theological School,” Fraza reports. “The interference of the Patriarch of Constantinople in the church situation in Ukraine led to a serious crisis in interchurch relations. Today, the issues of ecclesiology have acquired particular relevance. The doctrine of church unity, primacy in the Ecumenical…

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Orthodox teaching about the Church: modern challenges and the search for answers – report by Metropolitan Anthony.

The head of the UOC, Metropolitan Anthony of Boryspil and Brovary, made a report “Orthodox teaching about the Church: modern challenges and the search for answers” at the XI student conference on March 30, 2021. The report was published by the Information and Educational Department of the UOC. “The issue of ecclesiology is a matter of real church life. The doctrine of the Church is embodied in the church structure and interchurch relationships. Therefore, divergences in the field of ecclesiology cannot but give rise to complex conflicts. The “Ukrainian crisis”…

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The heresy of Phanar “papism” should receive a conciliar assessment of the Local Churches, – expert

The “heresy of papism” of the Patriarchate of Constantinople should receive a conciliar assessment from the Russian and other Local Churches, but in the absence of condemnation of the “new ecclesiology” of Constantinople, many of its supporters in the Orthodox world will remain in touch and unity with it, says an expert on the history of the Church and the history of Greece Athanasius Zoitakis. “At the moment, there is no condemnation of the doctrine of the absolute primacy of the Patriarchate of Constantinople by the Local Churches. Moreover, even those…

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The judge of the Constitutional Court entered the “UOC KP” temple into the declaration

Sergei Golovaty, who claims to manage the work of the Constitutional Court in the context of the crisis that has arisen in this organization (the president, by his decree, de facto removed from the duties of the chairman of this court and another judge of the Constitutional Court), declared the UOC KP church is his tax declaration, writes “Pravblog”. “In light of this, the question arises – will Golovaty demonstrate impartiality and objectivity when considering the issue of recognizing the law on the so-called. forced renaming of religious organizations (with…

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The specificity of this eparchy: Hieromonk from the Kiev-Pechersk Lavra explained why he moved to the OCU

Former hieromonk of the Holy Dormition Kiev-Pechersk Lavra Innokenty Pidtoptannyi explained that he had moved to the Pereyaslavsko-Vishnevsk eparchy of the OCU, which is headed by Metropolitan Alexander Drabinko, through “the specifics of this eparchy,” writes Religious Pravda. “The reason why the priest turned specifically to the administrator of the Pereyaslavl-Vishnevsk eparchy of the OCU, Fr. Innokenty calls the specifics of this eparchy, since it was created specifically for clergy who decided to join the OCU from the ranks of the Moscow Patriarchate within the Kiev region,” writes the website.…

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There is not a single canonical reason for the actions of Constantinople in Ukraine, – Alexander Klimenko

Constantinople now acts not in its own interests, and there are no church reasons for the actions of Phanar in Ukraine, said Archpriest Alexander Klimenko, a priest of the Boryspil eparchyof the UOC, winner of the Voice of the Country, in an interview with Ukrainian Pravda. “As for me, perhaps this (issuing a tomos to the OCU – ed.) Is a strange way to reiterate its importance. Perhaps these are the personal ambitions of Patriarch Bartholomew. But for me it is a fact that all his actions in Ukraine so…

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