Tag: autocephaly

Moscow Should Give Autocephaly to Ukrainian Orthodox Now to Cut Its Losses, Kurayev Says

February 20, 2015

Staunton, February 20 – Deacon Andrey Kurayev, a Russian Orthodox commentator who is often provocative but whose ideas equally often reflect thinking in the Moscow Patriarchate, says that Moscow should give autocephaly to the Ukrainian Orthodox Church before the Universal Patriarchate does and thus limit Russia’s losses in Ukraine. In a post on his Livejournal.com […]

Moscow Patriarchate Has No Future in Ukraine and a Lesser One in Russia and Elsewhere, Orthodox Scholar Says

July 28, 2014

Staunton, July 24 – Bishop Grigory Lyurye, a leading specialist on Orthodoxy who is affiliated with the Russian Orthodox Autonomous Church, says that the Moscow Patriarchate has no future in Ukraine and that, as a result, has only a restricted one in the Russian Federation and internationally. Lyurye, an internationally recognized scholar, in an article […]