Cyprus Orthodox Church backs Ukrainian Church's independenceHoly Synod spokesman said the body's decisions are binding according to its constitution.
11:55, 27 November 2020
Metropolitan Epifaniy holds Easter service amid quarantine in Ukraine – VideoThis year Orthodox Christians are celebrating Easter on April 19.
10:36, 19 April 2020
Ukraine's OCU, UGCC call on believers to celebrate Easter at homeEpifaniy and Sviatoslav call on parishioners to "pray online".
13:20, 17 April 2020
Zelensky, Metropolitan Epifaniy discuss Easter services amid quarantine in UkraineZelensky noted the importance of combining the efforts of the government and religious communities to curb the coronavirus spread.
13:21, 08 April 2020
Orthodox Church of Ukraine backs call for parishioners to stay homePeople are offered to join in the prayer through remote communication channels.
21:20, 24 March 2020
Metropolitan Epifaniy: OCU's autocephaly to be recognized by other churches despite pressure from RussiaEpifaniy says the Russian Orthodox Church is doing everything to prevent other churches from recognizing the independent status of the Orthodox Church of Ukraine.
17:50, 03 February 2020
Pompeo names conditions for lifting Russia sanctionsThe top diplomat recalled that Russian aggression in Ukraine had led to the "senseless" loss of thousands of lives in Donbas.
20:15, 31 January 2020
Epifaniy: About 600 parishes of Moscow-aligned church convert to new Ukrainian Orthodox church – RFE/RLThe Orthodox Church of Ukraine was granted independence by the Patriarchate of Constantinople in Istanbul in January 2019.
12:15, 07 January 2020
Metropolitan Epifaniy: Orthodox Church of Ukraine in occupied Donbas active in undergroundThe metropolitan added there were few priests who remained in the occupied part of Donbas.
17:20, 05 January 2020
Metropolitan Epifaniy announces Ecumenical Patriarch's visit to UkraineAccording to Epifaniy, several more parishes are expected to join the newly created Orthodox Church of Ukraine in 2020.
19:35, 15 December 2019
Ukraine church leader Epifaniy: Zelensky must find "formula or recipe" for ending Donbas warMetropolitan Epifaniy spoke about relations with President Vladimir Zelensky.
11:50, 14 December 2019
Ukraine's Orthodox leader says Patriarch Filaret becomes "Kremlin's hand"Epifaniy says certain pro-Russian forces are playing behind Honorary Patriarch Filaret's back.
16:00, 11 December 2019
Leader of Orthodox Church of Ukraine believes Filaret to change his mind, return to SynodMetropolitan Epifaniy says Filaret remains an OCU bishop.
22:30, 05 December 2019
Crimea occupying authorities to demolish Ukrainian Church's temple in Yevpatoria – EpifaniyHe says this is the violation of the right to freedom of conscience and religion.
11:03, 19 November 2019
Ukraine's Orthodox leader meets Pompeo on U.S. visit (Photo)Metropolitan Epifaniy hopes Washington will continue its unwavering support of Ukraine's sovereignty.
23:10, 23 October 2019
Russian propaganda "ineffective": Epifaniy on Church of Greece recognizing Ukraine's new churchRussian clerics attempted to exert pressure on the Greeks toward non-recognition of the independent Ukrainian church.
22:30, 14 October 2019
Greek Church recognizes autocephaly of Ukrainian Orthodox ChurchThe establishment of full Eucharistic unity and official relations between the Local Churches of Greece and Ukraine is a new page that will forever be bound in our history and in our hearts, Epifaniy said.
18:10, 12 October 2019
Patriarch Filaret complains to Zelensky, OSCE over liquidation of Kyiv PatriarchateDespite having voted for the autocephaly of the new Orthodox Church of Ukraine, Filaret now seeks reinstatement of Kyiv Patriarchate he led earlier.
09:25, 01 August 2019
Over 500 Moscow Patriarchate parishes in Ukraine join new Orthodox Church – leaderThe process has slowed down during presidential and parliamentary elections in Ukraine.
21:59, 28 July 2019
Epifaniy convenes Holy Synod of OCU to protest violations of religious rights in occupied CrimeaHonorary Patriarch Filaret, who has been challenging the dissolution of the Kyiv Patriarchate, did not attend.
23:00, 27 July 2019