October 14, 2018. A group of unidentified persons arranged a “concert” during the traditional service at the site of the destroyed Intercession Church in Sumy. The provocateurs were located a few meters from the place of the worship performed in Pokrovskaya Square, turning up the loudspeakers through which the music was broadcast, reports “Pravoslavnaya Sumschina” (“The Orthodox Sumy region”). On […]» Read more
Category Archives: Ukraine
October 12, 2018. The Kiev-based Union of Orthodox Journalists website has been under attack by hackers since October 11, 2018, the Union reports. The site went down just after the Ecumenical Patriarchate made its announcement in which it declared its entrance into communion with Ukrainian non-canonical bodies, and the intense cyber-attacks have continued since then. The Union of Orthodox Journalists […]» Read more
October 8, 2018. The parishioners of the Holy Protection Church in the village of Ozero of the Kivertsy district, Volyn region, adopted an appeal to the authorities and the mass media in connection with the publication in the local newspaper of lies about their rector Protopriest Mikhail Zhuromsky, reports a UOJ correspondent. As the first protest action, the community decided […]» Read more
October 8, 2018. The Patriarchate of Georgia has released a statement refuting the information spreading through the Ukrainian media about its supposed support for the granting of autocephaly to the Orthodox Church in Ukraine. “Such information began to spread after the meeting of Catholicos-Patriarch Ilia II of Georgia with the Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Andrei Paruby last week […]» Read more
The UOC warns that the incidence of spreading false orders on behalf of the bishops of the UOC has risen.
October 7, 2018. Unknown provocateurs distribute fake documents with fake signatures, sending them directly to the clergy and publishing them on the Internet, with the aim of sowing chaos among Orthodox Ukrainians. It is reported by the Information and Education Department of the UOC. Among the latest cases is an “order” of Metropolitan Nikodim of Zhitomir and Novograd-Volynsky to stop […]» Read more