Leave the Church alone, then peace will quickly come to our land, – Ukrainian MP says

“People in Donbass said that they were already shooting less, people began to live more calmly. And there was some hope that this would all stop. If today we also start looking for and appointing enemies inside the country, it will become another zone of confrontation from which the country it will become more difficult to get out,” said Natalya Korolevskaya, a Ukrainian Verkhovna Rada deputy. The video is published by “First Cossack”. “At one time Poroshenko brought politics to the church. He did his presidential campaign on this. He,…

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The Tomos of the OCU was not given under the dictation of external forces or geopolitical interests, – the head of Phanar

According to Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople, the autocephaly of the OCU was granted in the interests of “spiritual justice and freedom.” He said that the Tomos was not an act dictated by external forces or geopolitical interests. The head of the Phanar said this at a meeting with representatives of the Ukrainan Parliament and the Ukrainian politicians, writes “Romfea”. “For decades, if not centuries, Ukraine has not been able to enjoy complete church independence from external influences. Until recently, many Ukrainians were not members of the Orthodox Church. The Mother…

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At a meeting with a delegation of Ukrainian MPs Patriarch Bartholomew confirmed his arrival in Ukraine

The deputy head of the “Servant of the People” Ukrainian Parliament faction, Yevhenia Kravchuk, said that during the meeting of their Ukrainian Parliamentary  delegation with Patriarch Bartholomew, he confirmed his arrival in Ukraine on Independence Day, the “Politics of Strana” reports. “Thus, a new point of tension appears in the political calendar of Ukraine. This time on religious grounds. It is also worth recalling the increasingly persistent talks about the coming offensive of the authorities on the Ukrainian Orthodox Church,” writes the Telegram channel. Views: 83

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The Orthodox people of Ukraine do not want to be silent any longer, – Bishop Victor (Kotsaba)

Today it is no longer a question of local problems of Ukrainian believers, but of people who have been united by a common misfortune. That is why the Orthodox people of Ukraine say that something needs to be done, that you cannot sit still if the authorities do not notice and hear us, Chairman of the Representation of the UOC to European International Organizations, bishop Baryshevsky Viktor (Kotsaba) said in an interview to Pravoslavie.ru. “Over the past five years, there have been many events of a discriminatory nature against our…

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