Honorary Patriarch Filaret tested positive for coronavirus His Holiness Patriarch is undergoing treatment at a hospital.
18:54, 04 September 2020
SBI explains Tomos case against Poroshenko opened after Honorary Patriarch Filaret files claim – media The SBI called Poroshenko's reaction a publicity stunt.
15:15, 19 June 2020
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 Synod Metropolitan Epifaniy says Filaret remains an OCU bishop.
22:30, 05 December 2019
Patriarch Filaret complains to Zelensky, OSCE over liquidation of Kyiv Patriarchate 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
Ministry of Culture confirms liquidation of Filaret's "Kyiv Patriarchate" On July 30, Honorary Patriarch Filaret appealed to the Ministry of Justice to "prolong" registration of the UOC-KP.
16:05, 31 July 2019
Epifaniy convenes Holy Synod of OCU to protest violations of religious rights in occupied Crimea Honorary Patriarch Filaret, who has been challenging the dissolution of the Kyiv Patriarchate, did not attend.
23:00, 27 July 2019
Orthodox Church of Ukraine independent, Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew confirms Bartholomew also noted with regret that Filaret had chosen a "wrong" path.
09:00, 15 July 2019
Law enforcement, judiciary should react to Filaret's interview with Russian propaganda TV – Razumkov It's not politicians who must respond to sabotage by foreign propagandists disguised as media outlets but the Security Service and the courts.
19:50, 08 July 2019
New Ukrainian church punishes Filaret, taking from "patriarch" Kyiv diocese, temples Only two bishops, both from Russia, came to support Filaret at his "council" last week.
15:00, 24 June 2019
Religious scholar: Patriarch Filaret may be laicized over defiance of new independent church Russia is manipulating Filaret's ambitions, the expert says.
13:30, 21 June 2019
Ukraine's Orthodox Church representative compares Filaret's "council," Unification Council (Photos) The Archbishop says the assembly is "a humiliation for the historical name of the Kyiv Patriarchate."
10:00, 21 June 2019
At Filaret's "Council", decision made to restore Kyiv Patriarchate The decision is in defiance of the newly created Orthodox Church of Ukraine which was created after Filaret signed the document dismantling the UOC-KP.
16:50, 20 June 2019
Filaret's efforts to restore Kyiv Patriarchate "irreversible aging symptoms": OCU cleric Patriarch Filaret said on April 27 he was not satisfied with the OCU's status as a metropolis.
14:25, 20 June 2019
Patriarch Filaret ignores new independent church's warnings, invites bishops to attend "Council" Earlier, the Orthodox Church of Ukraine declared that the so-called "Council" of the now non-existent Kyiv Patriarchate announced by Filaret would mean a split in church and entail "canonical consequences" for its participants.
12:40, 16 June 2019
Ukraine's Orthodox Church on Filaret's call for council: Any ex-UOC-KP events illegal The UOC-KP ceased to exist as a separate religious association by merging and joining the newly-created local Orthodox Church of Ukraine.
15:57, 14 June 2019
Filaret urgently calls local council to "resurrect" Kyiv Patriarchate The event is scheduled for June 20.
15:28, 11 June 2019
Patriarch Filaret refuses to accept tomos of Orthodox Church's autocephaly Filaret said they would not vote for autocephaly on December 15 if they had known the meaning.
14:07, 11 June 2019
Ukrainian church row: Video proves Kyiv Patriarchate liquidated at Council Filaret is seen signing the relevant document, which debunks his claims the Kyiv Patriarchate never ceased operating.
11:20, 05 June 2019