Only prayer did not allow Donbass to “turn into Hiroshima”, – cleric of the Russian Orthodox Church

Only prayers and one Church on both sides do not allow Donbass to “turn into Hiroshima.” This was stated by Archpriest Andrei Tkachev, who after 2014 left Ukraine and was accepted into the ranks of the Russian Orthodox Church. “I think if people hadn’t prayed, there would have been something completely different, there would have been some kind of Hiroshima. It is clear that there are many sins and atrocities, and terrible different, but prayer in any case holds. We just don’t know what could have happened if … The…

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Without the OCU, there can be no Pan-Orthodox meetings, – Evstratiy Zorya

The representative of the OCU, Evstratiy Zorya, said that since only the Patriarchate of Constantinople, Alexandria, Antioch, Jerusalem and the Church of Cyprus were approved as autocephalous churches during the Ecumenical Councils, to deny the right of the head of the Church of Constantinople to grant this status means to question the order of all Orthodoxy. Zorya shared his views with Ukrinform. Also, according to him, “according to the Tomos, the Orthodox Church of Ukraine has not only responsibilities, but also rights. And one of the inalienable rights is to…

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Parishioners of the UOC-KP in the USA recalled what the OCU owes to the head of their vicariate Bohdan Zgoba

A public appeal of the parishioners of the stauropegic cathedral of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker of the UOC-KP in the city of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (USA) appeared on the website of the UOC-KP on April 7, 2021. Supporters of Filaret Denisenko note that “presidential power in Ukraine can exist only in parallel with the patriarchal status of the national Church,” and they view the refusal of the patriarchal status by the leaders of the OCU as “cowardice and betrayal of national interests.” They also responded to accusations from the OCU regarding…

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“The next patriarch will find his place in the United States”, – Philaret supporters in Philadelphia

The community of the Church of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker from Philadelphia (USA) asked the OCU and, in particular, its head Epiphany Dumenko, with a request to stop slandering “patriarch” Filaret, in whose subordination this parish remained. This is reported on the official website of the UOC-KP. “Realize, finally, that His Holiness Filaret is the third Patriarch of Ukraine, but not the last. There will be the 4th, 5th and 25th Patriarchs. And if there is no place for him in Ukraine, he will find him in the United States…

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OCU rep said that the processions of the cross of the Ukrainians in the UOC are cooperation with the aggressor

“Archbishop” of the OCU Yevstratiy Zorya in an interview with Ukrinform said that the processions of the cross of Ukrainians in the UOC are cooperation with the aggressor, and if these actions “are aimed at undermining the statehood of Ukraine, then the state must respond appropriately.” “But if there is something more behind this, if – and I am sure that there are those puppeteers who pull these strings while sitting in Moscow – if it becomes known, this is already a question for the state – how to react…

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Athonite Elder explained who the priests of the OCU are

The priests of the OCU are heretics and schismatics. This was stated by the Athonite Elder Gabriel from the cell of the Monk Christodoulos of Patmos in an interview with journalist Sotirios Letzio, which was posted on the YouTube channel Aikaterini Anagnostopoulou, writes For-Ua. “Ukrainian schismatics are not priests, they are blasphemers. These are heretics and schismatics, non-ordained and “self-ordained”. If they do not repent, they will not be saved, and those who have Eucharistic communion with them and will concelebrate with them will also not be able to inherit…

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A new UOC church was built in the war-torn district of Donetsk

A new temple of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church in honor of the Holy Equal-to-the-Apostles Grand Duke Volodymyr was built on the western outskirts of Donetsk in the Administrative settlement microdistrict. This is one of the areas most affected by the war in Donbass, Pravlife reports. The Vladimir community was founded by active residents of the Administrative settlement and the leadership of the Donetsk plant of rubber and chemical products in the 1990s. In the old building, which was on the balance sheet of the enterprise, a temporary church was organized.…

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