STATEMENT OF THE HOLY SYNOD OF THE UKRAINIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH December 6, 2019 The Holy Synod of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, after careful deliberation of  recent developments in the sphere of inter-Orthodox relations, makes the following statement: 1. We are compelled to declare that due to the anti-canonical actions ofRead more

Archbishop Ieronymos and Epiphany Dumenko. Photo: Romfea Protopresbyter Nikolaos Savvopoulos emphasized that the Archbishop of Athens and all of Greece became the first Primate to officially recognize the schismatic OCU. We are moving towards a serious and terrible schism, triggered by Archbishop Ieronymos, asserts a Greek theologian, former representative ofRead more

Archbishop Ieronymos of Athens and Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople. Photo: pravoslavie.ru Greek media reports that confidence in the GOC among the Greeks has slumped from 80% to 36%. Journalists believe the “Ukrainian issue” to be one of the reasons. On October 23, 2019, the Greek publication “Orthodoxos Typos” published data on the fallingRead more

Metropolitan Nektarios (Dovas) of Kerkyra and Paxoi. Photo:church.by There is instability in the Greek Orthodox Church, and the commemoration of “Metropolitan” Epiphany led to very serious upheavals, said Met. Nektarios. The commemoration of the “Primate” of the OCU Epiphany Dumenko by Archbishop Ieronymos of Athens and All Greece in Thessaloniki ledRead more

His Beatitude Metropolitan Onuphry and His Beatitude Archbishop Ieronymos. Photo: romfea.gr The Greek scientist and theologian (Doctor of Physics and a certified Theologian of the University of Athens), Basil Eustathiou, in his letter to the Primate of the Greek Orthodox Church, said that he would no longer pray and receive communionRead more

The Archbishop said that Western countries including the UK needed to acknowledge their own “mea culpa” for the current situation in Syria.(Photo: Unsplash/JRomeo) Turkey’s incursions into northern Syria are threatening a “new exodus of Christians”, Aid to the Church in Need has warned.  Archbishop Jacques Behnan Hindo told the charityRead more