Category Archives: Ukraine

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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Radicals take over the UOC temple in Probiynivka village

December 17, 2019. After the service, the unknown persons, introducing themselves as “ATO soldiers”, broke locks and seized St. Demetrius temple in Probiynivka village in Ivano-Frankivsk. On December 15, in the village of Probiynivka, Verkhovynsky District, Ivano-Frankivsk Region, at about 3 pm, a group of unidentified persons seized St. Demetrius temple of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, broke locks and sealed the […]

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UOC: Violations of believers’ rights result in 250 litigation procedures

December 11, 2019. Due to violations of the UOC believers’ rights, 150 lawsuits and 250 court proceedings were initiated in 2019 according to the annual report of the Church to the Synod. On December 6, 2019, during the final meeting of the Holy Synod of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, the UOC Chancellor, Metropolitan Anthony of Boryspil and Brovary, presented a report […]

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