OSCE Mission Observers visit Zaporizhzhya Diocese of the Ukraininan Orhtodox Church (Moscow Patriarchate) and express concerns about the provocative publications in mass media

June 18, 2019 – a meeting with representatives of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine took place on the premises of the Zaporizhzhya Diocese’s Administration of the Ukraninan Orhtodox Church (Moscow Patriarchate). The Secretary of the UOC Zaporizhzhya Diocese, Archpriest Gennadiy Yelin, posted details of the meeting on his Facebook page, reports the UOC Department of Information and Education. […]

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A cleric from the Church of Cyprus visits Orthodox communities in Western Ukraine who had their churches forcibly seized

From 6 to 9 June, 2019 Archimandrite Nektarios (Bakopoulos), Secretary of the Tamassos Eparchy of the Orthodox Church of Cyprus, and accompanied by the Archpriest Mykolay Danylevych, Deputy Chairman of the Department for External Church Relations of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church (UOC DECR), visited the parishes from the three Western Ukrainian Eparchies that had suffered  as a result of illegal […]

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The Department for External Church Relations of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church continues to publish its Information Bulletin on Rights Violations of UOC parishioners and clergy.

June 6, 2019 – In connection with the growing incidence of offenses committed against the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, and in order to properly inform and bring to attention these cases to the clergy and faithful of other Local Orthodox Churches, state authorities, mass media, human rights and expert organisations, the Department for External Church Relations of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church […]

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Four churches of the canonical Church have been attacked in Rovno region in Ukraine

May 12, 2019 – In the last two days, worship buildings of the canonical Ukrainian Orthodox Church have been attacked in four villages of the region by the supporters of the newly formed and State backed religious organization, according to Informational and Educational website Orthodox Life (“Pravolsavnaya Zhizn”) that functions with the blessing of the head of Ukrainian Orthodox Church, […]

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