Ukrainian Orthodox Church Formally Split from Russia in Istanbul

On Saturday, the Ukrainian Orthodox Church has formally received its independence as Patriarch Bartholomew I signed the "Tomos" in Istanbul, which is a decree...

Russian Church A Step Closer To Split From The Rest of Orthodox Christianity

  The Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church announced that it will end its participation in every structure that is chaired by the Ecumenical...

Ukraine Gives Iconic Saint Andrew Church To Ecumenical Patriarchate (video)

Following the decision made by the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople to grant independence (autocephaly) to the Ukrainian Church, ending centuries of Moscow's ecclesiastical authority...

Report: Russian Spies Target Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew (video)

  The News Agency Associated Press claims that found evidence from a hit list of 4,700 email addresses were supplied last year by Secureworks, a...

Ukraine’s Mariupol Celebrates Inauguration of New Greek Square

  Mariupol, or Marioupolis as it is known in Greek, is an important city of nearly 500,000 people in south eastern Ukraine, situated on the...

Putin Blasts Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew

Russian President Vladimir Putin made scathing remarks concerning the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople during his annual press conference in Moscow on Thursday. According to the...

Ukraine and Greece Discuss Establishment of Ferry Service As a High Trade-Economic Potential

Ukraine and Greece discussed the possibility of creating a ferry service between the two countries, according to a statement by the press service and...

Filiki Eteria Museum is a Beacon of Hellenism in Odessa (Photos)

The Filiki Eteria (Society of Friends) Museum in Odessa, Ukraine is a beacon of Hellenism, housed as it is in the place where the...

The Greeks of Donetsk Oblast: Surviving the Ukraine Crisis

Unbeknownst to many, Greeks make up the third largest nationality in the Donetsk Oblast (Donetsk Province) in the Ukraine. In particular, the region is...

Russian Orthodox Church Slams Ecumenical Patriarchate over Ukraine

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I (right) with Russian Orthodox Church Patriarch Kirill The Russian Orthodox Church slammed the Greek Orthodox Ecumenical Patriarchate for sending representatives to...