ORTHODOXIA.INFO | Andreas Loudaros The schismatic Patriarch of Kiev, Filaret, and the schismatic Archbishop of Ukraine, Makariy, are as of today considered canonical hierarchs of the Orthodox Church. The two clerics, who are the heads of Ukraine’s two schismatic Churches, had made an appeal to the Ecumenical Patriarchate requesting their
The lawfulness of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko’s religious initiatives will be considered in the Kiev District Court. The District Administrative Court of Kiev accepted on Monday the suit of the of the Non-Governmental Organization of the Rule of Law regarding the competency of the Ukrainian authorities to interfere in the
His Beatitude the Pope and Patriarch Theodoros II called on the believers of the UOC to remain faithful Christians in the canonical Orthodox Church. On September 27, 2018 in the Odessa-based Savior Transfiguration Cathedral, the Primate of the Alexandrian Orthodox Church appealed to the faithful of the UOC with the archpastoral word,
Archbishop of Washington, Metropolitan Tikhon of All America and Canada spoke in support of the canonical Church of Ukraine. The Orthodox Church in America urged the clergy and flock to intensify prayers for the Ukrainian Orthodox Church. This is stated in the archpastoral letter of Metropolitan Tikhon of All America
Raiders, who seized the Metropolitan Chambers of the UOC Holy Trinity Church in Bogorodchany, explained their actions by the reluctance of the parish to support the SLC. The Information and Education Department of the UOC published a video in which the right-wing radicals reproach the believers that they do not pass to the “regular Church
In light of the incident at the Holy Trinity Church in Bogorodchany, Ivano-Frankovsk eparchy called on the authorities to resolve disputes solely in the legal field. The eparhcy required not to resort to aggression and physical force against the believers of the UOC. It was written by the press service of the eparchy.