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
Some 15,000 people take part in Kyivan Rus Christianization celebration, no incidents reported (Video) The events in the center of Kyiv took place without violation of public order.
18:25, 28 July 2019
Hierarch of Russian Church in Ukraine puts pressure on priests joining new Orthodox Church of Ukraine Metropolitan Vissarion is distributing leaflets of provocative content.
15:30, 10 February 2019
Metropolitan of Kyiv and All Ukraine Epifaniy inaugurated as Primate of Orthodox Church of Ukraine The event took place in Kyiv's Saint Sophia Cathedral.
11:40, 03 February 2019
Some 100 parishes of former UOC-MP join new Orthodox Church of Ukraine – media The communities of the former Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate in Vinnytsia region were most active in joining the OCU.
12:45, 20 January 2019
Poroshenko enacts transfer of Kyiv church to Ecumenical Patriarchate The document was submitted to the president on October 18.
12:33, 07 November 2018
Russian Orthodox Church recognizes Patriarch Bartholomew as schismatic – Russian media On October 15, the Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church made a decision to sever eucharistic communication with the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople.
23:45, 20 October 2018
U.S. Secretary of State supports Ukraine in efforts to create autocephalous church Tolerance, restraint, and understanding are key to ensuring that people with different religious affiliations can live and prosper together in peace, he said.
13:05, 20 October 2018
Ukraine's interior minister vows tough reaction to religious strife, extremism Avakov urges political and public figures to prevent provocations and speculations, as well as attempts to destabilize the situation in the country.
12:53, 12 October 2018
U.S. supports Ukraine in struggle for right to have independent church – envoy The Ukrainian president also drew the ambassador's attention to numerous occasions of the violation of human rights and freedoms in the Ukrainian territories occupied by Russia.
11:24, 12 September 2018
U.S. religious freedom envoy traveling to Ukraine, Poland, Uzbekistan – media In Ukraine, Ambassador Sam Brownback is scheduled to meet with government officials and religious leaders.
14:07, 11 September 2018
About 65,000 people taking part in procession for local Orthodox church – Interior Ministry (Photo) Some 2,500 law enforcement officers are protecting law and order during the religious procession.
16:02, 28 July 2018
Moscow court turns down Jehovah's Witnesses appeal against ban – media <p>Moscow's Zamoskvoretsky court has rejected a lawsuit filed by the Jehovah's Witnesses religious group against the Justice Ministry's ruling on banning its activity in Russia, according to the Russian news agency TASS.</p>
23:11, 24 April 2017