The agreement signed by Poroshenko and Patriarch Bartholomew, whereby Ukrainian shrines are supposed to be transferred to Phanar, has no legal force. The document, which was signed on November 3, 2018 by the former president of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko, and the head of the Church of Constantinople, Patriarch Bartholomew, is insignificantRead more

Archbishop Jovan (Vraniskovsky). Photo: Facebook It is unacceptable that in the 21st century there should be one Church to independently resolve issues of other Orthodox Churches, assures Archbishop Jovan of Ohrid. The primacy of power in the Orthodox Church is unacceptable and only the Pan-Orthodox Council is in a position toRead more

OCU cleric Sergey Tkachuk (far right) with UPA representatives. Photo: Facebook OCU cleric Sergey Tkachuk promotes the Nazi swastika and media materials that heroize the representatives of the Nazi SS division “Galicia”. The OCU “priest” Sergey Tkachuk on his Facebook page shared a link to the article of the “Historical Truth” edition,Read more

The head of the UOC-KP Filaret Denisenko. Photo: lenta.ru The head of the UOC-KP Filaret Denisenko believes that Patriarch Bartholomew is forcing the OCU to liquidate the “Kiev Patriarchate”. On August 11, 2019, while delivering a sermon at St. Vladimir’s Cathedral of the UOC-KP, Filaret Denisenko said that “President Zelensky’s visit toRead more

Vladimir Zelensky and Patriarch Bartholomew. Photo: Facebook The President’s Office did not explain the refusal of Vladimir Zelensky to sign a joint statement prepared by the Phanar in cooperation with the Foreign Ministry. Before the meeting between the President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky and Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople, there wereRead more