Orthodox priest brutally murdered in Greece

February 16, 2017. Archimandrite Hierotheos (Kamitsis), who served in the Church of St. George in Penteli, Greece, was found brutally murdered in his home in Gerakas, Greece, just eight miles to the east of Athens. He is originally from the island of Patmos, reports pravoslavie.ru. He was reportedly tied to the bed by his hands and legs, and a pillow […]

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Diocese of Raška and Prizren strongly condemns anti-Serb graffiti with Nazi symbols in Gnjilane

February 15, 2017. Serbian Orthodox Bishop in Kosovo-Metohija strongly condemned anti-Serb graffiti which apeared on several locations in the vicinity of the Serbian Orthodox church in Gnjilane, as well as on the road to the Serbian village of Donja Budriga, as reports press-service of Raška and Prizren Diocese. “These graffiti demonstrate the atmosphere of hatred in which since 1999. y. […]

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The Ukrainian Orthodox Church compares persecutions of Orthodox believers in Ukraine to Soviet atheist era

February 13, 2017. Head of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church administration Metropolitan Antony of Borispol and Brovary compares ongoing persecutions of Orthodox believers in Ukraine to actions of Bolsheviks, as reports Interfax-religion website. “The things we see in certain western regions of our Motherland where Orthodox churches are seized, believers are beaten, priests with their families are thrown outside, can be […]

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OSCE concerned about frequent thefts in UOC churches of Odessa region

February 11, 2017. Representatives of the OSCE special monitoring mission in Ukraine initiated a meeting with the dean of the Belgorod-Dniester district, Archpriest Rustik Vykhodtsev, during which frequent cases of theft and vandalism in Orthodox churches of the district were discussed, as reports the Union of the Orthodox Journalists website. OSCE observers in Odessa Cornelius Nolan and Aram Harutyunyan, as […]

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Radicals seize another Ukrainian Orthodox Church

February 11, 2017. Representatives of so-called “Kiev Patriarchate,” with the support of “Right Sector” radicals seized a canonical parish of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church (Moscow Patriarchate) in the village of Kotyuzhyny, in the Ternopil region, as reports pravoslavie.ru website. The site of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church’s Information-Educational Synodal Department reports that the takeover of the Church of Protomartyr Stephen went […]

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