Filaret applied to the OCU for his property, but he was refused

The head of the UOC-KP Filaret Denisenko wanted to contact the OCU so that its leader Epiphany Dumenko would transfer to him the property, which he registered as the property of the new church structure. According to the “Spiritual Front of Ukraine“, Filaret’s former wards refused him. At the same time, the source in the OCU explained that Epiphany ignored the demands of the “patriarch”, because the UOC-KP no longer exists. “There is no UOC-KP, so there is no reason to transfer property. Listening to the next ultimatums and threats…

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Metropolitan Isaiah tests positive for coronavirus

The Metropolis of Tamassos of the Orthodox Church of the Cypriot announced that Metropolitan Isaiah passed the coronavirus test on Sunday April 11, 2021 and received a positive result, according to orthodoxianewsagency.gr. The hierarch has notified the Cyprus Health Ministry’s tracking research team of his contacts and is carefully following the guidelines for self-isolation. Now, lord Isaiah is feeling well and asks all those with whom he communicated on the 9th of the current month to take the necessary test and notify their attending physician. Views: 93

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Ex-deputy wants to “expel” from Ukraine the Primate of the UOC and all monks

Ihor Miroshnichenko, a member of the nationalist Svoboda party, former deputy and former sports commentator, said that the UOC churches should be taken away and “returned to the fold of the Ukrainian mother church,” and “Moscow priests” and His Beatitude Metropolitan Onuphry “should be expelled” from the country. He made such a statement on Facebook. Miroshnichenko called the St. Panteleimon Monastery of the UOC in Feofania “the center of propaganda for Putin and Gundyaevsky obscurantism”, and said that the clergy of the UOC should be “expelled” from Ukraine. He also…

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The appeal of the persecuted communities of the UOC has not yet been considered by the parliament. But we will do everything to consider it, – Pavlenko

The appeal of the participants in the congress of representatives of the parishes of the seized churches of the UOC to the chairman of the Verkhovna Rada Dmitry Razumkov with an appeal to abolish anti-church laws has not yet been received by the Verkhovna Rada committee, but a group of deputies of this committee will do everything to consider it by the government. This was stated by the former Minister of Ukraine for Family, Youth and Sports, the former Commissioner of the President of Ukraine for the Rights of the…

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Fundraising for the construction of a church for the persecuted community of the Volyn eparchy of the UOC is open

A new church in honor of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker is planned to be erected by the community of the Volyn diocese of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church in the village of Kholopichi, Lokachy district, Volyn region. Fundraising for the construction of the church building was opened by the Favor Charitable Foundation, Pravlife reports. “The community of the village of Kholopichi does not yet have sponsors and patrons, so the parishioners plan to start building a church on their own. They pray and believe that the Lord will send them those…

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Filaret told why the OCU was not given the status of patriarchy

The OCU is a structure dependent on the Patriarchate of Constantinople, and the patriarchy cannot be part of the patriarchy. The head of the UOC-KP Filaret Denisenko stated this while the interview for the TV channel “Ukraine 24”. “No one asks why the Patriarch of Constantinople did not give autocephaly to the OCU in the status of patriarchate. Moreover, because the patriarchate cannot be subordinate to the Patriarchate of Constantinople. And the metropolis can be subordinated. In addition, we see that today the OCU depends on the Patriarchate of Constantinople.…

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The Russian Orthodox Church expressed regret in connection with the participation of the representative of the OCU in the episcopal consecration of the Phanar

The Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church expressed regret in connection with the participation of a representative of the OCU, who does not have canonical ordination, in the episcopal consecration of Metropolitan Andrei of Sarandaecclisia, performed by Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople. This is stated in the Journal No. 10 of the Sessions of the ROC Synod, the website of the DECR ROC writes. “From media reports, it became known that on March 21, 2021, at the Divine Liturgy at the St. George Cathedral in Istanbul, Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople,…

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