Turchinov has never been a pastor, – head of the Church of the CEF

A former NSDC secretary Alexander Turchinov has never actually been a pastor. This was stated by the chairman of the Church of Christians of Evangelical Faith Mikhail Panochko in an interview with Saken Aimurzaev in the “Detector. Interviewer” program, writes RT. “Turchinov has never been a pastor. That was his nickname. He just worked among the baptists in the Dnepropetrovsk region. And he is now a member of the All-Ukrainian Union of Churches of Evangelical Christian Baptists. We are a different wing,” explained the leader of the Church of the…

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Exarch of the UGCC in Italy is in intensive care

Exarch of the UGCC in Italy Dionisy (Lyakhovich) is in a hospital in intensive care on a ventilator. This was announced by the head of the Pastoral and Migration Department of the Patriarchal Curia of the UGCC Stepan Sus, writes RISU. As noted, the chancellor of the Exarchate is in the same condition. Obviously, we are talking about complications due to coronavirus. “The state of health of our Exarch lord Dionysius is grave. That night Fr. Peter (chancellor of our Exarchate) was also hospitalized. Both are now under artificial respiration…

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The Vatican wants to use the absence of canons in the OCU for the union, – the hierarch of the UOC

The Vatican can use the disregard for the canons and dogmas of the Orthodox faith in the OCU to bring Ukrainians under the authority of the Pope. Metropolitan of Nizhyn and Pryluky Clement (Vecherya), head of the Information and Education Department of the UOC, said this in an interview for the Serbian newspaper Pechat. The bishop noted that the mission of the Greek Catholics in Ukraine has remained unchanged since the 17th century – to bring Orthodox believers under the omophorion of the Pope. But the UGCC cannot cope with…

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Serbian Patriarch will visit Montenegro after Easter

His Beatitude Patriarch Porfirije of Serbia made a statement to the Serbian media on the consensus reached between the Prime Minister of Montenegro Zdravko Krivokapic and the Serbian Orthodox Church on the legal status of the Church in Montenegro. The Primate is expected to visit Montenegro after Easter. The Patriarch pointed out that the content of the agreement is not a secret, that negotiations on this issue have been going on for a long time, and that the agreement will be available to everyone: “Thank God we have come to…

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The UOC-KP finally won the OCU in the parish in the city of Artsyz, Odessa region

On April 22, 2021, the “bishop” of the UOC-KP Nikon Grablyuk visited the parish of St. Cyprian, Metropolitan of Kyiv, in the city of Artsyz. This was reported on the Facebook page of the Odessa-Baltic diocese of the “Kyiv Patriarchate”. With the administrator of the diocese of Filaret, the secretary Petro Didych visited the parish. It was about the continuation of the construction of this temple. In addition, representatives of the UOC-KP in Odessa visited the district administration of the city of Artsyz, where they discussed with officials the further…

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“I will return to the status of Russian religious philosophers” – Kuraev

Forbidden in the ministry, cleric of the Russian Orthodox Church Andrei Kuraev sees his future in the role of a religious scholar and philosopher. This is stated in his interview to Novaya Gazeta, writes Credo. “For now, I can only say that in any case, probably, according to an old joke, I will shave off my beard, but what to do with my great brain. You see, well, I will return to the status that I admired and which was for me the primary icon of the church world, this…

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