Reaction of the ROC on the assault on the church of St George in Dagestan

February 19, 2018. Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia has voiced his condolences to the families of the victims of the shooting incident in Dagestan’s Kizlyar on Sunday. “His Holiness Patriarch Kirill has been deeply shocked by today’s bloody events near a church in Kizlyar. He has offered his most sincere condolences to the relatives and loved ones of […]

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Five parishioners killed returning from the office in Orthodox church of St George in Dagestan

February 18,2018. At about 4:30 pm on February 18, an unidentified man has opened shooting from a hunting rifle on townspeople in Dagestan Kizlyar. According to TASS, at this time parishioners left the service from the orthodox church of St. George. This information confirmed Mayor of Kizlyar Alexander Shuvalov. Rector of the Church Father Pavel told RBC that people began to leave the church after the end of […]

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Ukrainian Security Service opens case against priest for posting St. George Ribbon on Facebook

February 8, 2018. The Security Service of Ukraine initiated an administrative case against cleric of the Vinnitsa Diocese of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church (Moscow Patriarchate), Doctor of Theology Hieromonk Ioann (Kurmoyarov), who posted a card in Facebook depicting St. George ribbon on May 9, 2017. Fr. John explained that he had posted an image of the card on his Facebook […]

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The Holy Protection Church of Moscow Patriarcate robbed and desecrated in Odessa region.

10 January, 2017. On Wednesday night, the Holy Protection Church of the city of Chernomorsk, Odessa region, was robbed and desecrated, the Odessa diocese informs. Attackers penetrated through the backdoor. The criminals hijacked all the donation boxes and, probably seeing that they did not have the expected amount of money, began to destroy everything in the temple and altar. In […]

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Vandals sprayed with paint the Transfiguration Church of Moscow Patriarchate in Chernigov

January 9, 2017. Unknown painted in red commemorative plaques installed on the walls of the Transfiguration Church in Chernigov (Ukraine). This is reported by TASS with reference to the head of the subcommittee of the Verkhovna Rada on tourism, resorts and recreation Anna Romanova. “The Transfiguration Cathedral, the oldest Orthodox church in Eastern Europe, the cathedral is almost 1000 [years],” […]

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