August 10, 2020. A 68-year-old parishioner was hit in the head when the UOC community, escorted by the police, tried to go to the chapel in the yard of the church re-registered to OCU. On August 9, 2020, in the courtyard of the St. Elias Church in the urban-type settlement of Yasinya (Lopushanka village), Transcarpathian region, one of the activists of the […]» Read more
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Attempt to seize the Holy Protection Church of the canonical UOC in Novozhyvotiv on the saint patron’s day.
July 26, 2020. In Novozhyvotiv, Vinnytsia region, OCU activists attempted to seize the UOC Church of the Protection of the Mother of God, as reported by witnesses of the incident. According to them, representatives of the OCU first crowded on the stairs of the temple and tried to break the locks and get inside. The schismatics cut off the locks […]» Read more
July 21, 2020. A scandalous official who seized the UOC temples, demanded to “clear up a misunderstanding” and not to employ the wife of a priest of the canonical Church. In Zdolbuniv, Sergei Kondrachuk, adherent of the OCU and former head of the District State Administration, demanded not to give a job to the journalist, wife of the priest of the […]» Read more
July 20, 2020. In Kyiv, vandals threw stones at an icon at the UOC Church of Blessed Xenia of St. Petersburg, breaking the glass and damaging the icon, reports Archpriest Gleb Pomelov, the rector of the temple, on his Facebook page on July 19, 2020. “For 12 years of life, the Church of Blessed Xenia of St. Petersburg at the […]» Read more
Priest’s house vandalized with nazi symbols, public officials call to drive canonical Church out of Ukrainian city
July 16, 2020. Public officials from the city of Zolochev and the Lvov Province are publicly calling for the canonical Ukrainian Orthodox Church under His Beatitude Metropolitan Onuphry of Kiev and All Ukraine to be driven out of the city, and for the local priest’s house to be vandalized. The mayor of Zolochev, Igor Grynkiv, called for people to gather […]» Read more