Greek Church recognizes autocephaly of Ukrainian Orthodox Church 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
Ecumenical Patriarchate congratulates Zelensky on electoral victory Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew has praised the progress made by Ukraine day by day.
15:07, 24 April 2019
Religious scholar explains why Russian church leader has no right to visit Ukraine Martyniuk says a visit to the illegally annexed Crimea is not the only reason why Gundyaev cannot come to Kyiv.
11:20, 06 February 2019
Russian church leader hopes to visit Ukraine Patriarch Kirill visited Ukraine annually before 2014.
13:35, 31 January 2019
Poroshenko to visit Israel on Jan 20-21 An agreement on a free trade area (FTA) between Ukraine and Israel is expected to be signed during the visit.
18:06, 20 January 2019
Leader of Ukraine's new church shares details of agenda of his visit to Istanbul for tomos The tomos will be handed over to Epifaniy on January 6.
00:57, 29 December 2018
Speaker Parubiy invites Patriarch Bartholomew I to speak in Ukrainian parliament Moscow engages all allies to put pressure on the Ecumenical Patriarch, the head of Ukraine's parliament said.
14:55, 17 December 2018
UOC-KP: Tomos to be handed over to new Ukrainian Orthodox Church's head on Jan 6 The UOC-KP on December 13 held its bishops' council to prepare for the unification council.
09:40, 14 December 2018
Over 50 bishops to take part in Orthodox Church's unification council – Patriarch Filaret Filaret said the UOC of the Kyiv Patriarchate would have the largest number of representatives at the unification council, namely 40 bishops would represent it.
16:32, 07 December 2018
Patriarch Bartholomew explains Metropolitan Onufriy reasons for Ukraine church's autocephaly (Letter) The Ecumenical Patriarch reiterated that according to historical data and archival documents, the Holy Metropolitan of Kyiv had always belonged to the jurisdiction of the Mother Church of Constantinople.
14:24, 07 December 2018
Date for Orthodox Church's unification council in Ukraine to be announced by Ecumenical Patriarch The council will elect the head of the new, independent church.
22:48, 29 November 2018
Patriarch Filaret comments on his possible election as head of Ukraine's local Orthodox church Filaret thanked the episcopate of the UOC-KP for their trust and expressed gratitude for the strong support from the Kyiv Patriarchate and the entire public.
14:11, 19 November 2018
Patriarch Bartholomew calls on Russia to accept Ukrainians' right to autocephaly Bartholomew says nearly 50 million people have the right to their church's independence.
13:20, 05 November 2018
Patriarch Filaret to ask Ukraine's parliament to rename UOC of Moscow Patriarchate The official name of an independent church will be the "Ukrainian Orthodox Church," but it also will be known as the "Kyiv Patriarchate," Filaret said.
17:08, 03 November 2018
Poroshenko, Bartholomew sign cooperation agreement between Ukraine and Ecumenical Patriarchate (Photo) Patriarch Bartholomew said it was a historic moment and a great day for bilateral relations and for the whole Orthodoxy.
13:09, 03 November 2018
Patriarch Filaret says no misunderstanding between UOC-KP and UAOC Filaret is sure disputes between some bishops will be settled at the council.
15:06, 26 October 2018
Patriarch Filaret: Process of granting autocephaly to UOC irreversible The Ukrainian Orthodox Church and the Ukrainian people deserve their independent church, Filaret said.
13:34, 26 October 2018
Church Unification Council's convocation depends on Ecumenical Patriarch – Patriarch Filaret The UOC-KP hopes the council will be convened in the near future.
12:40, 26 October 2018
Patriarch Filaret announces criteria for independent Orthodox Church's head He stressed he was not ready to sacrifice personal ambitions in the issue of electing the head of the new church.
11:11, 25 October 2018