Georgian Church refutes false information coming from Ukrainian parliamentary chairman

October 8, 2018. The Patriarchate of Georgia has released a statement refuting the information spreading through the Ukrainian media about its supposed support for the granting of autocephaly to the Orthodox Church in Ukraine. “Such information began to spread after the meeting of Catholicos-Patriarch Ilia II of Georgia with the Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Andrei Paruby last week […]

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The forceful seizure of the Metropolitan Chambers possessed by the Ukrainian Orthodox Church in the Ivano-Frankivsk region

September 28, 2018 – Representatives of the local authority of Bohorodchany district of the Ivano-Frankivsk region with the aid of activists of the Right Sector led by its head, Mark Belchak, seized the Metropolitan Chambers possessed by the local Holy-Trinity parish of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church. The Chambers are located besides the Holy-Trinity temple. As the press service of the […]

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Fake accounts of UOC clergymen created on Facebook, disseminates provocative information

September 23, 2018. The Ovruch eparchy denied fake, disseminated on Facebook purportedly on behalf of Metropolitan Vissarion. This is reported by the website of the Ovruch eparchy. “Due the fact that in the social network (Facebook) someone has created a page called “Vissarion Stretovich” and published different provocative information, which I, Metropolitan Vissarion of Ovruch, has nothing to do with. […]

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UN monitoring mission documents incidents against churches of UOC

September 20, 2018. OHCHR reports that the police opened criminal cases regarding two of the incidents against UOC temples. During the reporting period of May 16 – August 15, 2018, OHCHR documented six attacks against churches of the UOC, says a new UN Report on the human rights situation in Ukraine published on the official page of the UN monitoring […]

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