No conscience, – Filaret about the head of the OCU

The question of the residence raged by Epiphany was asked to the head of the UOC KP Filaret Denysenko in his interview to “Delegat”. “Is it true that the building where we are now and which you built in the 1970s, Dumenko has now rewritten for himself without your consent?”, asked the interviewer. “Tell me, does the person who re-registered this property of the Kyiv Patriarchate have a conscience at the OCU? Besides secretly, without my knowledge. I believe that this person is unscrupulous. This is the worst when a…

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Church leaders in the UK oppose compulsory “vaccination passports”

Nearly 1,000 church leaders in the UK have added their names to an open letter opposing the introduction of vaccine passports. In a letter to Prime Minister Boris Johnson, the introduction of vaccine passports is called “one of the most dangerous political proposals ever made in the history of British politics.” Church leaders warn of “medical apartheid” and a “two-tiered society” that is divided between those who received the vaccine and those who did not. They argue that people should be able to refuse the vaccine on a conscientious basis,…

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Anti-mission of the”OCU”

Why the “OCU” will not be able to organize a massive “new wave of changes of jurisdiction” – they do not have the required number of clergy to ensure the full functioning of even their own communities, let alone “swallow” at least a thousand communities of the UOC. Moreover, the priests of the UOC in the absolute majority do not go anywhere and are not going to do so. In addition, the communities of the UOC are successfully building new churches and preserving their religious liturgical life. While the “OCU”…

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Churches will not be closed in Ukraine for Easter

Chief Sanitary Doctor Viktor Lyashko confirmed that the Ministry of Health does not plan to introduce additional quarantine restrictions, but urged Ukrainians to adhere to some recommendations for Easter. He stated this on the air of the 1 + 1 TV channel, reports the RT. The Ministry of Health recommends that elderly people, people with chronic diseases refrain from visiting temples, and conduct consecration outside the temple. In addition, if possible, the sanitary doctor recommends that one person of the whole family go to the temple on Easter. They will…

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Community affected by OCU raiders in Kalnovtsy asks for help to build a church

In the village of Kalnovtsy, Kitsmansky district, Chernivtsi region, the UOC community continues to build a new church instead of the captured OCU and invites those who are not indifferent to help. This is reported by the Chernivtsi-Bukovina eparchy on Facebook. It is necessary to install a finished wooden part of the roof and sheds, therefore the parish rector and the church committee are invited to help in the construction of the temple. “By the grace of God, at the parish in honor of the holy Great Martyr Panteleimon of…

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The deputy in the Poltava region promised “to show everyone who is the Metropolitan of Kyiv”

The deputy of the Poltava district council Ruslana Bazaluk wrote a deputy appeal regarding “outraged believers of Christians and representatives of the patriotic community of Poltava” about placing the Metropolitan of Kyiv and All Ukraine Onuphry on the billboards of the city. The deputy especially did not like that the title of the primate of the canonical Church was written on the billboard, “Poltava region” reports. “In the eighth year of the war, Poltava residents are forced to observe on the streets of the city an agent of influence of…

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After a period of testing in the UOC, the best period will come, – Archbishop of Ohrid

We are tormented by the problem of the situation in Ukraine. And we cannot predict whether such a problem will arise somewhere else, said Archbishop of Ohrid, Metropolitan John of Skopia (Vranishkovsky) in an interview with RIA Novosti. “I take very hard on all the events that are taking place now around the Ukrainian Orthodox Church. First of all, because, even when I was in schism, I always thought about the unity of the Church. We are tormented by the problem of the situation in Ukraine. And we cannot predict…

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The Ministry of Health shares plans to organize quarantine for Easter

The Ministry of Health does not yet plan to introduce a nationwide lockdown in Ukraine for the May holidays, but people from risk groups are urged not to visit churches on Easter. This was told by the country’s chief sanitary doctor Viktor Lyashko, reports News One. “Now it (a nationwide lockdown – ed.) Is not planned. On Monday, April 19, there was a meeting with the President, where the Prime Minister said that this week there will be a general meeting with the All-Ukrainian Council of Churches. Algorithms already developed…

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The release of prisoners is the key to ending the war in Donbass, – the hierarch of the UOC on the role of the Church in the unification process

The Ukrainian Orthodox Church has repeatedly emphasized the need for a ceasefire in Donbass and has shown its readiness to act as a mediator in the exchange of prisoners, and in particular, thanks to the Primate and the Holy Synod, dozens of Ukrainian prisoners of war were released. Bishop Baryshevsky Victor wrote about this on his Telegram channel, commenting on the theses voiced during the dialogue between the Presidents of Ukraine and France. “Ukraine needs peace – this is what we must strive for together,” stressed the hierarch of the…

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