Group portrait of the participants of the Council of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, Buchendorf, June, 2017

ROCOR Bishops on the War in Ukraine

Primatial and Synodal Epistles and Correspondence

To Join the Suf­fer­ing is the Work of the Church
Paschal Epis­tle of His Emi­nence HILARION, Met­ro­pol­i­tan of East­ern Amer­i­ca and New York, First Hier­ar­ch of the Russ­ian Church Abroad. (April 24th, 2022)

State­ment from the Chancery of the Syn­od of Bish­ops (March 24th, 2022)
On unfound­ed rumors of a dis­con­tin­u­ance of com­mem­o­ra­tion of His Holi­ness Patri­arch Kyrill, and on prayers and mate­r­i­al aid from ROCOR to the dis­placed and refugees through the Ukrain­ian Ortho­dox Church.

Fra­ter­nal Mes­sage to His Beat­i­tude Met­ro­pol­i­tan Onouphry of Kiev and All Ukraine
from His Emi­nence Met­ro­pol­i­tan Hilar­i­on, First Hier­ar­ch of the Russ­ian Ortho­dox Church Out­side of Rus­sia
(March 3rd, 2022)

Diocesan and Archpastoral Epistles, Statements, and Calls for Aid

Ser­mon of Met­ro­pol­i­tan Mark of Berlin and Ger­many on the Need to Pre­serve Church Uni­ty Dur­ing Times of War (March 21st, 2022)

State­ment of Arch­bish­op Peter on the Con­tin­u­ing War in Ukraine (March 16th, 2022)

The Cana­di­an Dio­cese col­lects dona­tions for the refugees and vic­tims of internecine strife (March 15th, 2022)

State­ment of the Dioce­san Coun­cil of the Mid-Amer­i­can Dio­cese (March 7th, 2022)

A Dioce­san Cler­gy Con­vo­ca­tion is Held On-Line, Address­ing the Church’s Efforts for Peace in Ukraine (March 5th, 2022)

An Epis­tle Call­ing for Peace by His Emi­nence Arch­bish­op Kyrill to the Spir­i­tu­al Chil­dren of the West­ern Amer­i­can Dio­cese (March 3rd, 2022)

Met­ro­pol­i­tan Hilar­i­on: Arch­pas­toral Epis­tle to the Cler­gy and Flock of the East­ern Amer­i­can and Aus­tralian-New Zealand Dio­ce­ses on Great Lent and on the Events on the Holy Ukrain­ian Land (Feb­ru­ary 24th, 2022)

State­ment of the Euro­pean Bish­ops of the Russ­ian Church Abroad On the Sit­u­a­tion in East­ern Ukraine. (Feb­ru­ary 24th, 2022)

State­ment from Arch­bish­op Peter of Chica­go and Mid-Amer­i­ca on events in Ukraine (Feb­ru­ary 24th, 2022)

Recommended Organizations for Donations

Dio­cese of Lon­don and West­ern Europe
Dona­tions can be received by this means from any­where in the world, in any currency.

Fund for Assis­tance to the Russ­ian Ortho­dox Church Out­side of Russia

Match­ing funds up to $40,000! The FFA is “work­ing with Met­ro­pol­i­tan Onuphry of Kiev & All Ukraine and Met­ro­pol­i­tan Mark of Berlin & Ger­many to review spe­cif­ic grant requests for the vic­tims of this human­i­tar­i­an crisis.”