The significance and challenges of autocephaly for the Ukrainian Orthodox Church
On December 15, the unifying Sobor or Assembly was took place. It declared autocephaly for the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, adopt the Church Charter and elect its leader. Bishop of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Kyiv Patriarchate, Metropolitan of Pereiaslav and Bila Tserkva Epifaniy (Serhiy Dumenko) has been elected head of the local Orthodox Church in Ukraine.
|15 December||Breaking news|
Ukrainian Orthodox leaders on Saturday approved the creation of a unified church independent of the Moscow Patriarchate and elected a leader to head the new church, officials said
On Ukraine’s first steps towards its national Orthodox Church
How religious are Ukrainian politicians?
|15 November||Breaking news|
The perpetrators assaulted a priest, the report says
|13 November||Breaking news|
The Serbian Orthodox Church says it will not recognize a decision by the leadership of Orthodox Christianity to rehabilitate the leaders of two Ukrainian Orthodox churches breaking away from Moscow
What to expect after the Ukrainian Orthodox Church receives autonomy
|15 September||Breaking news|
Russia’s Orthodox Church said on Friday it would no longer participate in structures chaired by the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople
How close is Ukraine to autocephaly for its Orthodox Church?
Compared to many other countries in Europe, Ukraine’s religious life is very active, although there is no state religion. So how do politics and religion work together here?
|31 March, 2016||Society|
Patriarch Filaret of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church – Kyiv Patriarchate on church canonicity and manipulations around it, and independence of Ukrainian Church
|23 July, 2015||History|
How Ukrainians have developed tolerance for other religions
|16 July, 2015||Society|
Believers in Eastern Ukraine faced brutal intolerance, repression and murder
|8 November, 2012||History|
The creation of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church (Kyiv Patriarchate) 20 years ago was as resolute a step as proclaiming the independence of the Ukrainian state