Category Archives: Ukraine

Archbishop Theodosiy of Boyarka reaction on the interference of officials in the affairs of the Church

July 16, 2018. When it comes to the separation of Church from state, it means the confusion of functions of the two institutions is inappropriate, Archbishop Feodosiy believes. The state power has to take care of the maintenance of public and legal order in society, of the well-being of its citizens, protection of their rights and freedoms. The work of the […]

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Public advocates report numerous violations of UOC believers’ rights to UN

July 8, 2018. The NGO “Public Advocacy” sent special statements to the UN Human Rights Council on the cases of seizures of UOC churches and hate speech in the statements of officials. Human rights defenders highlighted the conflict around the church of vlg. Ptichya and bills Nos. 4511, 4128, 5309, which are still under consideration by the Ukrainian Parliament, reports […]

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Council of Churches made a statement on priest’s refusal to perform a rite

July 5, 2018. Ukrainian Council of Churches and Religious Organizations stated about the autonomy of religious structures and unacceptability of interference in liturgical practice. The statement of the Council was published on July 3 and adopted due to the announcement of the Prosecutor’s Office in Zaporozhye of the beginning of investigation of the case on the refusal of the priest […]

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Head of OSCE notes the information on violation of UOC believers’ rights

July 3, 2018. The OSCE head Thomas Greminger will consider the information provided by NGO Public Advocacy concerning violations of the rights of the UOC believers in Ukraine. The materials were also forwarded to the Director of the Office of the Democratic Institute and Human Rights (ODIHR), the OSCE Special Representative for Freedom of Media and the head of the […]

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