Category Archives: Ukraine

Kiev court to hear claim against President’s interference in Church affairs

October 2, 2018. The legitimacy of the church initiatives of Petro Poroshenko will be considered by the District Court of Kiev. The Kiev District Administrative Court accepted the claim of the public organization “The Rule of Law” regarding the competence of the Ukrainian authorities to interfere in the activities of the Church, reports the website of the District Court of […]

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Unknowns stoned the bus full of believers of the UOC heading towards the peaceful protest for the protection of the canonical orthodox Church in the Ukraine

October 2, 2018. The attack happened on the territory of St. George’s monastery around 02:00 in the morning in the city of Rivno (western Ukraine). As a correspondent of the UOJ have reported from the scene, four fit and tall unknowns in black balaclavas  stoned with large stones a bus that was filling with parishioners of the UOC to drive […]

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The forceful seizure of the Metropolitan Chambers possessed by the Ukrainian Orthodox Church in the Ivano-Frankivsk region

September 28, 2018 – Representatives of the local authority of Bohorodchany district of the Ivano-Frankivsk region with the aid of activists of the Right Sector led by its head, Mark Belchak, seized the Metropolitan Chambers possessed by the local Holy-Trinity parish of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church. The Chambers are located besides the Holy-Trinity temple. As the press service of the […]

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Fake accounts of UOC clergymen created on Facebook, disseminates provocative information

September 23, 2018. The Ovruch eparchy denied fake, disseminated on Facebook purportedly on behalf of Metropolitan Vissarion. This is reported by the website of the Ovruch eparchy. “Due the fact that in the social network (Facebook) someone has created a page called “Vissarion Stretovich” and published different provocative information, which I, Metropolitan Vissarion of Ovruch, has nothing to do with. […]

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