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Russia Lost the War of the Churches (75)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> The exodus from the ROC to the OCU continues, and the first parish in the South of Ukraine jumped off the sinking ship, with the total tally now in excess of 100 parishes transferred. New legislation mandates the UOC-MP/ROC rename itelf or lose its legal status as… Continue reading Russia Lost the War of the Churches (75)

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Russia Lost the War of the Churches (70)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> Church matters remain the leading topic in Ukrainian media, and the leading Ukraine topic in global mass media. Interesting statements by Pres Poroshenko and leader of the Crimean Tartars Dzhemilev. Honorary Patriarch of the OCU Filaret observes that the OCU will be the world’s second largest Orthodox… Continue reading Russia Lost the War of the Churches (70)

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Russia Lost the War of the Churches (69)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> Christmas Day in the Orthodox world, and for the Ukrainians, a once in seven centuries special Christmas. A great Christmas address by Pres Poroshenko. Decree now on public display at the medieval St. Sophia cathedral. Multiple religious services. Pres Poroshenko calls for a public Christmas Day prayer… Continue reading Russia Lost the War of the Churches (69)

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History is made: Bartholomew signs tomos of autocephaly for Orthodox Church of Ukraine


05 January 2019 Before signing, the priests held a prayer in the Patriarchal Church of St. George. At the ceremony held in Istanbul on Saturday, January 5, Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew signed the tomos of autocephaly, that is, canonical independence, of the newly-created Orthodox Church of Ukraine. President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko, Parliament Speaker Andriy Parubiy,… Continue reading History is made: Bartholomew signs tomos of autocephaly for Orthodox Church of Ukraine

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Russia Loses the War of the Churches (65)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> While the leadership of the new OCU brief the public on the planned events of the 6th January, when Ukraine gets its 330 years overdue Christmas gift from the Ecumenical Patriarchate, the exodus from the Ukrainian branch office of the ROC to the OCU continues. Much more… Continue reading Russia Loses the War of the Churches (65)

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Russia Loses the War of the Churches (64)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. The Ukrainian Orthodox Church – Moscow Patriarch parishes are rapidly defecting to Ukraine and the Orthodox Church of Ukraine.  Numerous articles backing the law renaming the UOC-MP to indicate it is a part of the Russian Orthodox Church.  The article by Tony Wesolowsky at RFE/RL is outstanding.  The fusion of… Continue reading Russia Loses the War of the Churches (64)