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Last update: January 16, 2019

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Misuse of psychiatry in assessing religious behavior (Pentecostals)
December 25, 2018
 
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Conflicting views of decision to join new Ukrainian church
January 16, 2019

Ukrainian leaders celebrate church's independence
January 15, 2019

Ukrainian parliament to view new bill on changing churches
January 15, 2019

Poroshenko holds forth on independence of Ukrainian church
January 14, 2019

Ukrainian parishes appeal to civil authority to settle disputes
January 14, 2019

Reports of parishes joining Ukrainian church trickle in
January 14, 2019

Patriarch Filaret causes friction in new church
January 11, 2019

Status of new Ukrainian church can change
January 11, 2019

Ukrainians favor new church two to one
January 11, 2019

Realignment of individual Ukrainian parishes underway
January 10, 2019

Ukrainian parliament seeks to help new church
January 9, 2019

Popular support for Ukrainian church muted
January 9, 2019

New Ukrainian church permits local option in language question
January 9, 2019

Baptist church in Russian occupied Crimea shut down
January 9, 2019

Putin goes to church on Christmas Eve
January 7, 2019

Independent Ukrainian church celebrates Christmas
January 7, 2019

Other Orthodox churches' responses to independence of Ukrainian church, or lack thereof
January 6, 2019

Moscow church reacts to events in Constantinople
January 6, 2019

Patriarch of Constantinople greets Ukrainian church
January 6, 2019

Ukrainian church officially recognized
January 6, 2019

Introduction to the tomos
January 5, 2019

Unconfirmed reports of parishes joining PTsU
January 5, 2019

Delegation of Ukrainian politicians attends church ceremony in Istanbul
January 5, 2019

Ukrainian church leader settling in
January 4, 2019


Ukrainian politicians still resisting changes in churches
January 3, 2019

Legal chaos follows developments of Ukrainian church situation
January 2, 2019

Jehovah's Witnesses have filed more than 40 complaints in European court
January 1, 2019

Constantinople leader dismisses Kirill's letter
January 1, 2019

Moscow patriarch publishes open letter to Constantinople leader
December 31, 2018

Ukrainian church awaits recognition by other Orthodox churches
December 30, 2018

Ukrainian church leaders discuss Uniate-Orthodox cooperation
December 29, 2018

Moscow patriarchate enumerates its grievances over Ukrainian situation
December 29, 2018

Amendment of law may affect Jehovah's Witnesses
December 28, 2018

Revised law mitigates penalty for extremist publications
December 28, 2018

Judge accepts false testimony against 70-year-old Jehovah's Witness
December 27, 2018

Pentecostals win in trial of their literature
December 27, 2018

Pentecostal believer found guilty of violating anti-evangelism law
December 26, 2018

Misuse of psychiatry in assessing religious behavior
December 25, 2018

Pentecostal minister convicted on charge of psychological harm
December 25, 2018

One Jehovah's Witness' criminal case drags on for a year and a half
December 21, 2018

Ukrainian parliament defies Moscow church on its name
December 20, 2018

Russian president comments on Ukrainian church situation
December 20, 2018

Ukrainians hopeful about resolution of church situation
December 20, 2018

Jehovah's Witnesses' property case before European court
December 19, 2018

Official American support for new Ukrainian church
December 19, 2018

Poroshenko offers freedom of church choice
December 18, 2018

Further fall-out from Putin's remarks about Jehovah's Witnesses
December 18, 2018

Putin promises to talk with head of Supreme Court about Jehovah's Witnesses
December 17, 2018

Russian president questions persecution of Jehovah's Witnesses
December 17, 2018

Ukrainian legislature proposes laws as result of creation of new church
December 17, 2018

Kremlin responds cagily to Ukrainian church developments
December 17, 2018

Shakeup of high ranking Ukrainian church leaders
December 17, 2018

Russian church dismisses events in Ukraine
December 15, 2018

Autocephalous Ukrainian church is PTsU
December 15, 2018

American embassy takes note of Ukrainian church situation
December 15, 2018

Metropolitan Epifany elected primate of Ukrainian church
December 15, 2018

Representatives participating in Ukrainian church assembly
December 15, 2018

Group of Initsiativniki Baptists held accountable on Yarovaya Law
December 14, 2018

Rumor about leading candidate for primate of new Ukrainian church
December 14, 2018

Patriarch Kirill makes frantic appeal for world attention
December 14, 2018

Ukrainian church is prepared for the unification council
December 13, 2018

Moscow church unhappy with service on St. Andrew's day
December 13, 2018

Ukrainians display cooperation on St. Andrew's day
December 13, 2018

Fears of Russia in Ukraine
December 12, 2018

Pre-council negotiations for a smooth meeting
December 12, 2018

Ukrainian security against Moscow church
December 11, 2018

Metropolitan Makary will cooperate with ecumenical patriarch
December 11, 2018

Two Jehovah's Witnesses are international fugitives from Russian justice
December 10, 2018

Patriarch Filaret drags his feet regarding meeting
December 10, 2018

Russian media attacks against non-Orthodox religions
December 10, 2018

Moscow patriarch voices firm opposition to Ukrainian church
December 9, 2018

Ukrainian public figures support autocephaly
December 9, 2018

Jehovah's Witness ruled to have committed crime on internet
December 9, 2018

Moscow news service challenges Constantinople's actions
December 8, 2018

Moscow-related church in Ukraine seeks external support

December 7, 2018

Moscow church resists patriarch of Constantinople
December 7, 2018

Constantinople patriarch challenges authority of Moscow-related primate
December 7, 2018

Patriarch Bartholomew invites Ukrainian bishops to council
December 6, 2018

Orthodox scriptures taken from Jehovah's Witnesses
December 6, 2018

Searches lead to criminal charges of Jehovah's Witnesses
December 6, 2018

Ukrainian government tries to salvage independence of church
December 6, 2018

Ukrainian church gets ready for unification council next week
December 6, 2018

Ukrainian law enforcement aims at Moscow church
December 5, 2018

Ukrainian president still confident of outcome in Ukrainian question
December 5, 2018

Criminal case against Jehovah's Witness in Russian Far East
December 4, 2018

Doubts raised about future of Ukrainian church
December 4, 2018

Scholar of Pentecostalism loses university position
December 3, 2018

Russian news media puzzle over actions of Constantinople
December 3, 2018

Ukrainian government looks to arrange symbolic use of national churches
December 3, 2018

Rights advocates side with Russian Baptists
December 2, 2018

Ukrainian church may not become as free as it hopes
December 1, 2018

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