Category Archives: Ukraine

Ukrainian Church wins case of illegal re-registration of parish against “Orthodox Church of Ukraine”

July 3, 2020. The canonical Ukrainian Orthodox Church under His Beatitude Metropolitan Onuphry of Kiev and All Ukraine has won another court case against “Orthodox Church of Ukraine” concerning the fate of an illegally re-registered parish. While the OCU boasts that several hundred parishes have abandoned the Ukrainian Orthodox Church in order to join its nationalist ranks, the majority of […]

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Сourt confirms illegal re-registration of UOC community in Vapniarka to OCU

July 2, 2020. The court dismissed the appeals of the Office for Nationalities and Religions of the Vinnytsia Regional State Administration and the OCU community of Vapniarka. On June 22, 2020, the North-West Economic Court of Appeal of Rivne ruled in favour of the St. Apostle Andrew the First-Called community of the UOC of the urban-type settlement Vapniarka of the […]

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MP from Poroshenko party demands to give Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra to OCU

On June 22, 2020, the deputy from the “Euro-Solidarity” party Alexei Goncharenko published a video demanding that the Holy Dormition Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra should be transferred immediately to the OCU, because “this issue is long overdue”. “This is one of the symbols of our state, it is more than a shrine, maybe even the main symbol of Ukraine and Kyiv,” Goncharenko […]

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Activist-journalist of OCU wishes death to UOC in her online video

June 17, 2020. Death threats for the Ukrainian Orthodox Church by the journalist Yeremitsa constitute a criminal offense, the Chernivtsi-Bukovyna Eparchy of the UOC noted. The Chernivtsi-Bukovyna Eparchy of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church commented on the act of the OCU activist, journalist Galina Yeremitsa, who recorded a video on her birthday wishing death for the UOC and putting it online. “During the […]

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