Metropolitan Anthony called on all parties to the conflict to prevent escalation in Donbass by all means

The manager of the affairs of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, Metropolitan Anthony of Boryspil and Brovary, called on all parties to the conflict to make every possible and impossible effort to prevent the development of a new war. This was reported by the Information and Education Department of the UOC. “Great Lent is a time of testing of spiritual strength and will. It is also a period of rethinking our life, mutual forgiveness, the fulfillment of mercy and attempts to correct what has been breaking our hearts for a long…

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The “hierarch” of the OCU is actively engaged in farming and buying up land

“Archbishop” of Kharkov and Izyum Afanasy turned out to be the head of a farm registered at the address of the diocesan administration of the OCU, writes the Telegram channel “Churcher”. “We learned that Vladimir Mikhailovich Shkurupiy, Archbishop Athanasius of Kharkov and Izyum, is also a farmer. He heads the FG “Cherneshchyna”, registered simply at the address of the diocesan administration of the Kharkiv-Poltava diocese in the village. Shkurupievka Reshetilovsky district of Poltava region, where Vladyka was born. The farm grows cereals, legumes, and oilseeds (of course, this is the…

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“Hierarch” of the OCU held a service on a “suitcase”

Raskolam.net obtained a photo in which the “bishop” of Kherson and Kakhovsky Boris from the OCU (formerly the UAOC) serves on a “suitcase” instead of a pulpit. “Bishop” Boris is Deputy Chairman of the Synodal Theological and Liturgical Commission of the OCU. As a rule, in churches where the episcopate serves only occasionally, it is customary to use a portable pulpit. Usually it is covered with a cloth, on top of which is an eagle – a round rug with an image of an eagle flying over the city. Views:…

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OCU supporters seized the UOC temple in the village of Tsvitokha

On April 18, representatives of the OCU fraudulently seized the church of the UOC in the village of Tsvitokha, Khmelnytsky diocese of the UOC. Archpriest Georgy Kimeichuk, the rector of the Holy Paraskevsky Church, informed the Telegram channel “Vitrazh Inform”. According to him, the supporters of the OCU brought military personnel from the local military unit, without the presence of the villagers, they cut off the locks and entered the temple, after which they changed the locks to their own and set up guards for the night. “Beloved brothers and…

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OCU took the temple, but as long as UOC exists in the village, they will never rest, – the rector of the temple in the village of Sadov

What do the schismatics really need in Sadov village, said Archpriest Vladimir Meles to the Telegram-channel “Vitrazh Inform”. It turned out that this, unfortunately, is not an isolated case of aggression by schismatics directed at a priest, his relatives and parishioners of the UOC in the village of Sadov. “This is not our confrontation, but rather a confrontation between the OCU and us. They took the church, but as long as the Ukrainian Orthodox Church exists in the village, they will never be satisfied, because they cannot take all the…

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Parliamentarians want to take away the right to permanent land use from religious organizations

Bill No. 5385 proposes to abolish the right to permanent land use and force religious organizations to participate in land tenders and pay land use exclusively on a lease basis, writes the Telegram-channel of the UOC. This initiative was submitted to the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine by 18 parliamentarians who are members of the Servant of the People faction. Of these, 14 are members of the Committee on Agrarian and Land Policy, including the head of this committee, which is specialized in the consideration of this bill, which indicates the…

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Metropolitan Hilarion: Phanar does not want to admit his mistake in the Ukrainian issue

The Ukrainian authorities have invited Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople and Pope Francis to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Ukraine’s independence. The head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, is considering whether these invitations will be accepted, the DECR Communication Service writes. “I don’t want to be a fortuneteller, but I think that Patriarch Bartholomew will accept this invitation, but Pope Francis will not accept,” the hierarсh said. “Patriarch Bartholomew is a man who hovers in the clouds of his illusions, ambitions, emotions, a…

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An official of the Regional State Administration and the OCU issued an ultimatum to the UOC community of Mikhalcha

On April 18, 2021, a civil servant of the Chernivtsi Regional State Administration Nikolay Gergelyuk and the head of the OCU supporters Maskal Vasily, put forward an ultimatum to the priest of the Holy Dormition Church of the UOC village. Mikhalcha to hand over the keys to the Orthodox church to the OCU within 6 days, writes Chernovitska eparchy of the UOC. Currently, the Economic Court of Kiev is considering the case of illegal re-registration of the Orthodox Holy Dormition Church with. Mikhalch to the religious organization of the OCU.…

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