The horrible event of December 14, 2012, the death of 28 people – 20 of them young children in a school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, USA – fills us with profound sadness and dismay...
The hierarchs, clergy and laity delegates from congregations of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Canada gathered in Winnipeg, MB, July 13-19, 2015 for the UOCC’s 23rd General Assembly (SOBOR). During the course of deliberations and worship, as expected the delegates prayed for and made declarations and resolutions encouraging and in support of a free, independent, unified Ukraine, our ancestral homeland...
World attention was focused last summer on the Orthodox Church as the result of a protest action by five young Russian women in the Christ the Saviour Cathedral in Moscow, Russia. The young women were part of punk rock group calling itself Pussy Riot. Their performance, as they explained, was aimed at protesting the unduly close ties between the leaders of the Russian Orthodox Church and the government of President Vladimir Putin
The horrible event of December 14, 2012, the death of 28 people – 20 of them young children in a school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, USA – fills us with profound sadness and dismay.
(Winnipeg, MB, 18 December 2012) On 03 November 2012, the “Brotherhood for the Revitalization of Ukrainian Orthodoxy in Canada (BRUOC)” sponsored an online petition – “Remove the Moscow Patriarchate from Ukraine” – directed to His All-Holiness Patriarch Bartholomew. To-date, 235 signatures have been collected (the goal listed on the web site is 5000).
Winnipeg, MB - At a special teleconference on May 3, 2012, the Consistory of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Canada approved in principle the formation of a small team of individuals tasked with formulating informational briefs, statements, and articles in a timely manner that enunciate clearly the position/opinion of our Primate, Consistory and/or of the whole Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Canada
A community meeting, to which members of the Eastern Eparchy of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Canada were invited, took place on June 2, 2012, in Toronto. It brought together many people from around the area, and even farther afield, to discuss matters of concern to a significant portion of Ukrainian Orthodox believers in Canada, triggered by the visit in Canada by leaders of religious communities in Ukraine, in particular, the Primate of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church Kyivan Patriarchate.