Honorable Patriarch of the Orthodox Church of Ukraine (OCU) Filaret has set a date for an urgent local council, during which he wants to officially resume the activities of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Kyiv Patriarchate (UOC-KP).
If the conditions set out in the tomos are not violated, if the church does not revise or amend it, revoking the tomos is off the table.
The Unity Forum, a festive Batkivshchyna congress, dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the Unity of Ukraine has nominated the party leader Yuliia Tymoshenko for presidency.
The Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchy will lose its legal entity right unless it renames itself as Russian Orthodox Church.
The Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Kyiv Patriarchate (UOC-KP) is going to appeal to the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine to rename the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate (UOC-MP) into the Russian Orthodox Church in Ukraine.
Russian authorities are looking for a new reason to launch another "protection campaign" this time of Orthodox believers in Ukraine.
Head of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Kyiv Patriarchate (UOC-KP) Filaret says he can not name the date of the convocation of the Unification Council of the Ukrainian Orthodox churches for it depends on the Ecumenical Patriarch.
Head of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Kyiv Patriarchate (UOC-KP) Filaret voiced criteria that will be taken into account when electing the head of an independent Orthodox Church that will be created in Ukraine.
Head of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Kyiv Patriarchate (UOC-KP) Filaret has urged the hierarchs of the Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Church (UAOC) and the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate (UOC-MP) to prepare for a special unification council to approve the decision on church unity.
The schismatic Patriarch of Kyiv, Filaret, and the schismatic Archbishop of Ukraine, Makarii, are as of today considered canonical hierarchs of the Orthodox Church.
Head of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Kyiv Patriarchate, Filaret, says a new head of the Church will be the one to receive the tomos – the decree of the Ecumenical Patriarch on granting autocephaly to the Ukrainian Orthodox Church.
When Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Kyiv Patriarchate is granted Tomos of Autocephaly, the Kyiv-Pechersk and Pochaiv Lavras will no longer be run by the Ukrainian Orthodox Church under the Moscow Patriarchate.
Patriarch of Kyiv and all Rus-Ukraine Filaret is convinced that the Ukrainian Orthodox Church will receive autocephaly.
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko met with the Primates of the Orthodox Churches of Ukraine and formally accepted the Appeal on granting the Tomos of Autocephaly to the Ukrainian church signed by all the hierarchs who supported this decision to convey it to Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew.
His Holiness Patriarch of Kyiv and All Rus-Ukraine Filaret has consecrated Easter eggs and cakes for Ukrainian soldiers in the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) zone.
SBU Head Vasyl Hrytsak took part in the meeting of the All-Ukrainian Council of Churches in Kramatorsk, the Donetsk region.
Primate of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Kyiv Patriarchate, Patriarch Filaret came to the front line in the Donbas and blessed the Ukrainian soldiers in the holy cause of protection of Ukraine.