In Odessa, the UOC-KP announces the creation of a chaplaincy department and builds a temple

The Odessa eparchy of the UOC-KP – one of the most active in the restored structure of Filaret – announced that it was opening a chaplaincy department. This was reported on the Facebook page of the diocese, where the “bishop” Nikon Grablyuk published the corresponding decree. In addition, supporters of Filaret in Odessa say that they are completing the construction of another temple and are asking for funds to complete the work. As previously reported, in Odessa, the confrontation between the newly formed OCU and the structure of the UOC-KP,…

Read more

The Primate of the UOC forbade the priesthood of hieromonk who went into schism

Metropolitan of Kiev and All Ukraine Onuphry forbade the priesthood of Hieromonk and theologian Fr. Innocent (Pidtoptanny), who transferred to the OCU, for violating the oath of a clergyman. This is reported by Glavkom. As reported, the former assistant to the head of the department of information and public relations of the Holy Dormition Kiev-Pechersk Lavra, church publicist and theologian Fr. Innocent was admitted to the state of the Pereyaslavsko-Vishnevsk diocese of the OCU on March 13, 2021. As Fr. Innocent, he does not consider his step a transition, because…

Read more

In Volyn, the UOC community erected crosses on a church built to replace the captured OCU

On March 27, 2021, in the village of Brypty Kamen-Kashirsky district of the Volyn region, the domed crosses of the temple in honor of the icon of the Mother of God “Quick to Hear” were consecrated and installed, which the local community of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church is building instead of the captured OCU, writes UOJ. Believers have been waiting for this event for more than two years: at the beginning of 2019, their parish became one of the few victims of the raider actions of the OCU in Volyn…

Read more