In Kinot, schismatics from the OCU were asked what they needed on Athos

Athos monks on the Athos Chronograph portal published answers to the most common questions in connection with the position of the Holy Mountain regarding the OCU. Answer to the question “It is known that in 2019 Athos was visited by the“ bishop ”of the OCU Pavel Yuristy and the“ metropolitan” of the OCU Mikhail Zinkevich. Is it true that they were accepted by the Kinot of the Holy Mountain as legitimate bishops? ” sounds like this: “No that’s not true! In February 2019, “Bishop” Pavel Yuristy tried to get a…

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Kherson police said they would not allow crowds on Easter and threaten with fines

In Kherson, during a meeting of representatives of the police and religious confessions, the head of the Main Directorate of the National Police in the Kherson region, Alexander Prokudin, said that during Palm Sunday, Easter and memorial days, the police would not allow crowds of people, Kherson online writes. “There are big holidays ahead: Palm Sunday, Easter and memorial days. In order to maximally protect the residents of our region from coronavirus, I recommend that the rectors of the temples carry out explanatory work among believers and not arrange mass…

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In Dnipro, due to coronavirus, the monastery of the UOC was closed for attending services

Due to the current epidemiological situation associated with the spread of coronavirus infection, the St. Tikhvin Convent of the UOC was temporarily closed in Dnipro for attending services. This is reported by the Dnieper vecherniy. Reportedly, treasures can be ordered from the bookstore at the entrance to the cloister. The sacrament of unction will be performed in front of the church, on the street. The entrance to the territory of the monastery is allowed only in a protective mask. Views: 51

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How are memories of the “fabulous OCU” written and how to get there?

About the forced transfer of fathers from one parish to another, and what does the odious book of memoirs have to do with it. They write to us here that after reading our message about the problems of Archbishop Athanasiy Shkurupiy, we remembered another story from the book of memoirs of the participants of the Unification Council, which we should pay attention to, because there is a moment that is firmly different from the current reality of Archbishop Athanasiy. We are talking about the memoirs of the Metropolitan of Donetsk…

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Patriarchal applicants can relax, – religious sociologist

The appointment of Metropolitan Pavel (Ponomarev) to the post of head of the Krutitsy and Kolomna Metropolis (Moscow Regional) dramatically changes the alignment in the leadership of the ROC. The last year has passed in disputes about who will be the successor of Patriarch Kirill – whether Metropolitan Hilarion (Alfeyev) or Metropolitan Tikhon (Shevkunov) – this dichotomy seemed artificial to me, since Tikhon did not have regalia in order to apply for a place, and Hilarion did not have real support in the episcopate to receive it. Now everything fell…

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The embroidery march does not violate the quarantine in any way

Although “the situation with the coronavirus in Ukraine is stabilizing,” the Cabinet of Ministers extended the quarantine until June 30 and urged to stay at home over Easter. Believers who pray in the temple while maintaining social distance can become a source of infection. But the gathering from all over Ukraine of illegal paramilitaries, um, activists to hold a mass march of embroidered shirts in honor of the anniversary of the SS “Galicia” SS division by no means violates the quarantine, does not pose a threat to others and can…

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The head of the Ukrainian government again proposes to spend Easter night at home

Prime Minister of Ukraine Denis Shmygal urged to stay at home for Easter. He said this at a meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine on April 21, 2021, reports the Information and Educational Department of the UOC. Denis Shmyhal noted that “the situation with the coronavirus in Ukraine is stabilizing, but this does not mean that we can return to mass festivities, parties, crowds,” and said that the Cabinet of Ministers extended quarantine in Ukraine until June 30, 2021. “The government is extending the state of emergency and,…

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How Poroshenko’s headquarters led the funeral service of Vladimir Yavorivsky and hid Yulia Tymoshenko

The church is “open”, but Rostyslav Pavlenko keeps the keys? As it became known from the close circle of the head of the Greek Metropolis Epiphany Dumenko, the funeral of the famous writer and public figure Volodymyr Yavorivsky did not pass without politics – it was agreed with the headquarters of Petro Poroshenko! Epiphany was given their clear command not to participate personally the memorial service for Volodymyr Yavorivsky, who was a member of Yulia Tymoshenko’s party “Batkivshchyna”. She is Poroshenko’s eternal opponent. They say that this was recommended directly…

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