Category Archives: Ukraine

Two Ukrainian parishes win court claims over being illegally re-registered to schismatic OCU

February 7, 2020. The rectors of two canonical Ukrainian parishes that were illegally re-registered to the schismatic “Orthodox Church of Ukraine” have won their court cases in defense of their churches. In a recent interview, Epiphany Dumenko, the primate of the schismatic OCU, complained that the flow of parish transitions to the OCU has dried up because the canonical Church […]

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OCU adherents beat brutally UOC believers guarding the temple in Mashcha

January 4, 2020. On the night of January 2 to 3, 2020, at 2:20, two dozen young men from among the OCU supporters with bats attacked four UOC believers, who were on duty near St. John the Theologian temple in the village of Mashcha, Kostopol District, Rivne Region. This was reported by the UOJ correspondent. According to eyewitnesses, aggressive activists, armed with metal […]

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Radicals brutally beat several clergymen and laymen of UOC.

January 2, 2020. Police in the Vinnitsa Province recently opened criminal proceedings after OCU activists brutally beat several clergymen and laymen while attempting to seize the Holy Protection Church in the village of Novozhivotov (Ukraine), reports the Union of Orthodox Journalists. The attack occurred in the night of December 28 to 29, while the canonical faithful of the church were still carrying […]

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