Tag: Filaret

Filaret’s Final Act and the Future of the Orthodox Church of Ukraine
Orthodoxy and Modernity

Filaret’s Final Act and the Future of the Orthodox Church of Ukraine

In the four months that have elapsed since the Ecumenical Patriarchate (EP) granted autocephaly to the Orthodox Church of Ukraine (OCU), the process of adjusting to the new situation has been challenging for both the OCU and the Ukrainian Orthodox Church-Moscow Patriarchate (UOC-MP). The OCU has been enduring the growing pains of stabilizing Church life…

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The Ukrainian Church: A Multigenerational Divorce
Inter-Orthodox Relations, Orthodoxy and Modernity

The Ukrainian Church: A Multigenerational Divorce

In the last few days, a number of announcements appeared about the Ukrainian Church controversy. After President Poroshenko announced that the unification council will take place at St. Sophia Cathedral on December 15, a spurious text that appeared to be some version of the statute for the Church drafted by the Ecumenical Patriarchate (EP) circulated…

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