An Orthodox Church put on fire in Western Ukraine

November 30, 2015. The Iverskaya Church, which belongs to the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate and is located in the town of Rokitnoe in Ukraine’s western Rivne region, has been vandalized as the official website of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate (UOC MP) reports.

The vandals slipped into the church, set fire to its altar, burned the antimins, the altar Gospel and the holy sacraments. They robbed the church donation box and set fire to another three places inside the church, as the press service of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church has reported.

Photo documents from Sarnentsk Dicoese of UOC MP

 

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