Report on Violations of the Rights of Orthodox Christians in Europe in 2015 published

June 22, 2016. The Centre for Monitoring the Rights and Freedom of Orthodox Christians in Europe publishes its annual report for the year 2015. Monitoring the rights and freedom of Orthodox Christians in Europe within 47 countries of the Council of Europe means registering violations of freedoms of conscience, expression, assembly and other freedoms and rights. Usually violations occur as […]

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Religious discrimination of Ukranian Orthodox Church clergy

June 21, 2016. Kamensky (former Dneprodzerzhinsky) City Council does not recommend inviting the UOC priests to public events, as reports UOJ. A particular attention is paid to schools. The head of the Municipality’s Education and Science Directorate calls to carry out “awareness-raising”. In the explanatory part of the document it is stated that there are parishes of the Kiev Patriarchate, […]

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Terrorist act averted at Orthodox Monastery in Russia

June 15, 2016. A terrorist act was averted in the largest men’s monastery of the Russian Orthodox Church with several centuries of history—the Trinity-St. Sergius Lavra, as reports pravoslavie.ru. As learned from a source in the Federal Security Service [FSB], on June 14 in several cafes in the Pushkin region of Podmoskovye were found homemade explosive devices and schemes and […]

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Men in camouflage and balaclavas seized UOC church in Ukraine

In the village of Kolosovaya, Ukraine, the unknown in camouflage uniforms came to the church of the UOC and cut the locks. The parishioners believe that their church is going to transfer to the Kiev Patriarchate. Today was announced the court’s decision on the re-registration of the religious community of the village, as reports UOJ. “The Lviv Administrative Court rejected […]

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