“Experts” made a sensation from the fact that the UOC is a self-governing part of the ROC

In expert circles close to the OCU, they reacted in a strange way to the comment of the representative of the Russian Orthodox Church, Vladimir Legoyda, about the prayer unity of the UOC and the Russian Orthodox Church. “Being a part of the Russian Church is a free choice of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, its episcopate and millions of believers in Ukraine. cultural heritage, about our common spiritual roots “, – said Legoyda. “The UOC is the ROC! Finally! They walked in circles, spammed everyone with their claims and appeals.…

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Filaret’s supporters in Odessa continue the courts with the security forces and the media

The District Administrative Court of the city of Odessa will consider an administrative claim of a woman – parishioner of the UOC-KP – against the head of the Main Directorate of the National Police in the Odessa region for unlawful inaction, the head of the legal service of the “Kyiv Patriarchate” Neonila Tkachenko reports. In addition, a case on protection of honor, dignity and business reputation was sent to the Kyiv Court of Appeal to determine the territorial jurisdiction of the consideration and decision to the Internet provider of the…

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Serbian Patriarch on the Ukrainian church issue: We are always on the side of the canons

Serbian Patriarch Porfiry gave his first interview as Primate to the Serbian channel RTS on March 2. During the conversation, important and acute issues of the existence of the Serbian Church and Ecumenical Orthodoxy were raised, reports the Ignat RS Telegram channel. The problems in Ukraine and the actual split in world Orthodoxy were not spared either. The correspondent recalled that in the dispute between Constantinople and Moscow over the Ukrainian church issue, the Serbian Orthodox Church sided with Moscow, but did not end relations with Constantinople, remaining on a…

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The SSU opened proceedings at the request of the UOC-KP regarding the actions of the OCU in Odessa

The Directorate of the Security Service of Ukraine opened proceedings on the situation with the Church of the Nativity of Christ in Odessa, which was jointly used by the communities of the UOC-KP and the OCU until the spring of 2020. The applicant/accuser in the proceedings is the lawyer of the Kyiv Patriarchate Neonila Tkachenko. She announced this on her Facebook page on March 2, 2021. “The SSU in the Odessa region has started the proceedings of mercenary activities of the OCU in Odessa. The scene of the ongoing crime…

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Marker of public conscience: Hierarch of the UOC commented on the song of a Cypriot woman about the devil

The representative of Cyprus Elena Tsagrinu will perform at Eurovision-2021 with the song EL DIABLO dedicated to the devil. The choice of the song was commented on in his Telegram channel by the Chairman of the Representation of the UOC to European International Organizations, Bishop Baryshevsky Victor (Kotsaba). “Cyprus is an Orthodox country. It’s not even worth talking about the importance of Orthodoxy in this country. And the fact that a singer from Cyprus will participate in the song competition with a song about the devil speaks volumes. After all,…

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Orthodox gymnasium to open in Cherkasy region

In the Cherkasy diocese of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, work has begun on the creation of an Orthodox gymnasium named after the Holy Monk Martyr Macarius. In the educational institution, children will be given primary and secondary education, writes Vzglyad. Archbishop Feodosy of Cherkasy and Kanev at the diocesan meeting said that the gymnasium will operate under the appropriate license, and the graduates of the institution will receive school-wide certificates. In the Orthodox gymnasium, not only children from families of priests will be able to study, but everyone who wants…

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On the “strategy of reconciliation” in the religious sphere of Ukraine

Commenting on the collection of conference materials “Reconciliation Strategies. The Role of Churches in Ukraine”, edited by Sergei Bortnik, a teacher of the UOC Kyiv Theological Academy And Seminary, “Pravblog” publishes an analysis of the current situation, taking into account the collapse of the religious world in Ukraine. Despite the fact that the conference was held in October 2018, the book contains materials that relate to the “post-tomos” time and are of the greatest interest. So, if we summarize a number of Bortnik’s speeches, we can note the following: 1.…

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