In Lviv school, the teacher “called” God to a lesson in Christian ethics

In Lviv school # 68, the teacher lit a candle and “called” God to a lesson in Christian ethics in the 5th grade, writes Antikor. “He is always here, always there, but in order to remember this, we must invite him. And now I have a candle here, and I will light it, and this will mean that this guest is already present in our class. Maybe you have you already guessed who this guest is? Yes, Lord God, “said the teacher. The video recording from the camera during the…

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Two Orthodox churches attacked in Kosovo

Once again, the temples of the Serbian Orthodox Church in Kosovo and Metohija were damaged at the hands of vandals and robbers. The so-called Kosovar police reported about the attacks on March 13, 2021, Pravlife writes. Both cases took place in the Shtrpce community in the far south of Kosovo, near the border with Macedonia. The first one is in the ancient Serbian village of Dreikovce, where Serbian and Albanian families live today. A villainous penetration into the Church of the Forty Sebastian Martyrs was discovered there. The robbers took…

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Serbian Patriarch Porfirije arrives at historic Patriarchate of Pec in Kosovo & Metohija

The Patriarch of Serbia Porfirije arrived in Kosovo & Metohija, informs orthodoxianewsagency.gr. The Primate stepped on Sunday, March 14, at the historic Serbian monastery of the Patriarchate of Pec, in Kosovo and Metohija, where he supplicated the miraculous icon of the Mother of God of Pec, and the holy relics of his predecessors, the Serbian nation’s Archbishops and Patriarchs. The Pec monastery is a Stauropegic monastery and is under the direct jurisdiction of the Patriarch of Serbia. The Patriarchate of Pec is the historical name for the Serbian Orthodox Church…

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“They didn’t want to understand, but I’m not interested,” – the head of the Church of Cyprus on the Synod’s opinion on the OCU

The Primate of the Orthodox Church of Cyprus, Archbishop Chrysostom, said that he was not interested in the opinion of the members of the Holy Synod on the OCU issue. The website Romfea quotes the words of the head of the Church of Cyprus. When asked to comment on the situation with his recognition of the OCU, which many members of the Synod do not accept, the Cypriot primate said: “The Russians are wrong.” “I explained to them, they didn’t want to understand. I am not interested,” the Archbishop explained…

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The OCU supporters in Europe continue to assert themselves

Contrary to the conditions of the tomos for the OCU, some of the former parishes of the UOC-KP in Europe continue to declare their belonging to the structure of Epiphany Dumenko. In particular, the activities of these parishes are followed on the Facebook page “The Orthodox Church of Ukraine The German Deanery Frankfurt am Main Mannheim”. “Five years ago, we, a new small community, then of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Kyiv Patriarchate, were looking for a place in Catholic and Protestant parishes for worship. It was extremely difficult…

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Constantinople is not the Mother Church for us, – European Deanery of the UOC-KP

“To take everything away without laboring, and therefore is tantamount to stealing” – thus, the European Deanery of the UOC-KP summed up how the phanariots, by creating the OCU, took over Filaret’s structure. “The intentions of this meeting under the chairmanship of the Patriarchate of Constantinople, like the intentions of granting the Tomos itself, were not good. Not to restore historical justice, not to support the Ukrainian people, like brothers and sisters in Christ, all this was done, but rather to divide Ukrainians,” stated on the Deanery’s Facebook page. “If…

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A specialist in canonical law will be invited to court on the claim of the UOC-KP against the OCU in Odessa

On March 15, 2021, in the Primorsky District Court of the city of Odessa, the trial continued in the case of the lawsuit filed by the lawyer of the Kyiv Patriarchate Neonila Tkachenko against Vasily Yuristy (“bishop” of the OCU) for compensation for damage caused by illegal actions and decisions. This was reported on Tkachenko’s Facebook page. The plaintiff asked the court to suspend the proceedings due to the presence of other court cases, on the decision of which the consideration of this depends. The court refused to satisfy the…

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