Category Archives: Ukraine

Metropolitan Luke reports discrimination of the UOC to Expert Council

October 30, 2018. Experts of the Ministry of Culture should pay attention to the facts of systematic violations of the rights of believers of the UOC, said Metropolitan Luke. Hatred and contempt are consistently incited in regard to the Ukrainian Orthodox Church through its positioning as an internal enemy. This is stated in the address of Metropolitan Luke of Zaporozhye and […]

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Ukrainian church in Lviv vandalized

October 25, 2018. A church named in honor of the holy Equal-to-the-Apostles St. Vladimir the Great in Lviv, Ukraine, was vandalized in the night of October 20-21, reports the site of the Lviv Diocese of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church. The same church has been attacked several times already this year. The humble wooden church was pasted with images of Joseph Stalin […]

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Head of UOC Law Department: Stocktaking of church property is unlawful

October 18, 2018. Protopriest Alexander Bakhov explained that the property in the churches and monasteries of the UOC is not the property of the state. The Ministry of Culture has no right to make an inventory of the property of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, chairman of the UOC Legal Department, Protopriest Alexander Bakhov, informed the Information and Education Department of […]

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In Sumy provocateurs attempt to disrupt the service of UOC

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 […]

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