Orthodox Kirk o Ukraine

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Orthodox Kirk o Ukraine
Православна церква України
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AbbreviationOCU
ClessificationEastren Orthodox Kirk
ScripturSeptuagint, New Testament
TheologyEastren Orthodox theology
PolityEpiscopal
PrimateHis Beatitude Epiphanius I, Metropolitan o Kiev an aw Ukraine
Bishops62 (as o Dizember 2019[1])
Clergy4,500 in total (as o Dizember 2019[1])
Pairishesower 7,000[1][2]
Monasteries/convents77 (baith male an female)[1]
LeidUkrainian, Kirk Slavonic[3]
HeidquartersSt. Michael's Golden-Domed Monastery, Kiev[lower-alpha 1][5][6]
FoonderUnification cooncil o the Orthodox kirks o Ukraine
Oreegin15 Dizember 2018
Kiev
Merger oUkrainian Orthodox Kirk – Kiev Patriarchate (pairt o which left the OCU on 20 Juin 2019),
Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Kirk,
Metropolitans Symeon Shostatsky an Oleksandr (Drabynko) [uk] o the UOC-MP
SeparationsPairts o the Ukrainian Orthodox Church – Kiev Patriarchate on 20 Juin 2019 (see Conflict atween Filaret an Epiphanius)
Members43.9% o the Ukrainian Orthodox population (Januar 2019, study bi SOCIS)[7]
Ither name(s)Ukrainian Orthodox Kirk
Maist Holy Kirk o Ukraine
Offeecial wabsteidwww.pomisna.info[8]
  1. The heidquairters are in the Saint Sophia's Cathedral o Kiev, but syne it is a historical monument o Ukraine, masses thare are vera rare. Accordinly, St. Michael's Golden-Domed Monastery is uised as the heidquairters o the Metropolitan o Kiev an aw Ukraine[4]

The Orthodox Kirk o Ukraine (Ukrainian: Православна церква України, romanised: Pravoslavna tserkva Ukrayiny)[9][10] (OCU), or Ukrainian Orthodox Kirk, is a pairtially recognisit[11] autocephalous Eastren Orthodox kirk whase canonical territory is Ukraine.[12]

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  3. "Patriarch Filaret comments on language of preaching in Ukraine's new church". unian.info. Retrieved 13 January 2019.
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  5. "Факти ICTV - Михайлівський Золотоверхий стане кафедральним собором єдиної УПЦ". 16 December 2018. Retrieved 17 December 2018.
  6. "Михайлівський Золотоверхий собор буде головним храмом ПЦУ". risu.org.ua. Retrieved 17 December 2018.
  7. http://socis.kiev.ua/ua/2019-01/
  8. "Православна Церква України запустила власний сайт". risu.org.ua.
  9. Σύνταξης, Αίθουσα (2018-12-15). Ανακηρύχθηκε η αυτοκέφαλη Ορθόδοξη Εκκλησία της Ουκρανίας. Tribune.gr (in Greek). Retrieved 2018-12-16.
  10. "Αυτοκέφαλη η Εκκλησία της Ουκρανίας, επικεφαλής ο μητροπολίτης Επιφάνιος |thetoc.gr". The TOC. 2018-12-15. Retrieved 2018-12-16.
  11. Younger, Katherine (8 November 2019). "The changing dilemmas of Ukrainian Orthodoxy". www.eurozine.com. Retrieved 2019-12-09.
  12. Meyendorff, John. "Eastern Orthodoxy". Encyclopædia Britannica Online. Retrieved 2019-05-23.