In early 2019, Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew granted the Ukrainian Orthodox Church a tomos of autocephaly.
11:30, 04 January 2021
Holy Synod spokesman said the body's decisions are binding according to its constitution.
11:55, 27 November 2020
This year Orthodox Christians are celebrating Easter on April 19.
10:36, 19 April 2020
Epifaniy and Sviatoslav call on parishioners to "pray online".
13:20, 17 April 2020
Zelensky noted the importance of combining the efforts of the government and religious communities to curb the coronavirus spread.
13:21, 08 April 2020
People 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
The 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
The metropolitan added there were few priests who remained in the occupied part of Donbas.
17:20, 05 January 2020
According to Epifaniy, several more parishes are expected to join the newly created Orthodox Church of Ukraine in 2020.
19:35, 15 December 2019
Metropolitan Epifaniy spoke about relations with President Vladimir Zelensky.
11:50, 14 December 2019
Epifaniy says certain pro-Russian forces are playing behind Honorary Patriarch Filaret's back.
16:00, 11 December 2019
Metropolitan Epifaniy says Filaret remains an OCU bishop.
22:30, 05 December 2019
He says this is the violation of the right to freedom of conscience and religion.
11:03, 19 November 2019
Metropolitan Epifaniy hopes Washington will continue its unwavering support of Ukraine's sovereignty.
23:10, 23 October 2019
Russian clerics attempted to exert pressure on the Greeks toward non-recognition of the independent Ukrainian church.
22:30, 14 October 2019
The 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
Despite 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