Ukrainian autocephalists attack residence of Metropolitan of Krivoy Rog

Several dozen Ukrainian activists in favor of Constantinople creating a new, autocephalous church in Ukraine storm the residence of His Eminence Metropolitan Ephraim of Krivoy Rog on Saturday.

Brandishing posters campaigning for the new church, they tried to break down the Metropolitan’s door and gate and shouted insults at him, reports the site of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church.

Resolutions of the Council of Bishops of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, November 13, 2018

The Council of Bishops of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, which gathered in the Holy Dormition-Kiev Caves Lavra on November 13, 2018, having heard His Beatitude Metropolitan Onuphry of Kiev and All Ukraine on the challenges that have arisen recently before the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, adopted the following:

1. The Ukrainian Orthodox Church, which is canonical and recognized by the Local Orthodox Churches, fulfilling its service to God and the people of Ukraine, fundamentally supports the independence and territorial integrity of Ukraine. The Ukrainian Orthodox Church is present in all regions of Ukraine and unites both those territories controlled and those not controlled by Ukrainian authorities, experiencing all the joys and sufferings together with its people.

Meeting of President Vucic and Patriarch Irinej

President of the Republic of Serbia Mr. Aleksandar Vucic discussed with His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, who was accompanied by the Principal of Saint Sava Cathedral, Bishop Stefan of Remesiana, the head of the project of mosaics creation academician Manana Popov and chief artist of the mosaics in Saint Sava Cathedral Nikolay Muhinabout the progress of works on decorating the national church of the Serbian people.

Belgrade, November 13th, 2018 - The two of them agree that the year of 2019 is of great significance for strengthening Serbian national spiritual and cultural identity and that the celebration of the 800th anniversary of autocephaly of the Serbian Orthodox Church is a jubilee to which special attention should be paid. President Vucic emphasizes that on that occasion the Republic of Serbia would help complete the decoration works on the Cathedral so that it would be decorated with most spacious mosaics in the world.

Relics of St John Chrysostom carried in procession at National Cathedral Chapel

Relics of St John Chrysostom carried in procession at National Cathedral Chapel
Relics of St John Chrysostom carried in procession at National Cathedral Chapel
Relics of St John Chrysostom carried in procession at National Cathedral Chapel
Relics of St John Chrysostom carried in procession at National Cathedral Chapel

The reliquary containing a particle of the holy relics of Saint John Chrysostom was carried in procession around the National Cathedral’s Chapel on Monday evening, Nov. 12, during the All-night Vigil in honor of the Saint.

A New Men’s Monastery for the British Isles and Ireland

His Eminence Metropolitan Silouan of the British Isles and Ireland has established a new men’s cenobitic brotherhood within the Antiochian Patriarchate.

The Brotherhood of the Glorious Apostles Peter and Paul has been blessed to inhabit the Monastery of St Antony and St Cuthbert, reports