Category Archives: Ukraine

Orthodox church set on fire in northwestern Ukraine

May 25, 2015. Unknown individuals have set fire to a hospital church built in honor of holy martyr Panteleimon in the city of Kovel, Volyn Region of Ukraine. The incident occurred in the early hours of May 24. Fire was set to the building on two sides. The firefighters, who were called by an eyewitness, managed to extinguish the fire, […]

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Hostile attitude against Orthodox Pochayiv Lavra in Ukraine from Ternopil regional Council

April 28, 2015. The deputies of the Ternopil regional council (Ukraine) voted for taking away the Holy Monastery of Pochayiv Lavra from its canonical Ukrainian Church, as reports the website This vote is the reaction to the petition of Ternopil regional Rada (legislative body in the Ukraine), which on 3rd July, 2014 initiated an appeal to the Prime Minister […]

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Attempt to destabilize the situation around the Orthodox Lavra of Pochayiv with fake information about export of Wonderworking icon of this monastery

March 23, 2015. Law enforcement agencies and SSU (Security Service of Ukraine) identifies persons who spread fake information about possible substitution of the Wonderworking Pochayiv icon of Holy Lady the Mother of God with consequent export of the original out of the Holy Dormition Pochaiv Lavra as reports Department of UOC and UNIAN.

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