Category Archives: Ukraine

Inter-Parliamentary Assembly on Orthodoxy calls attacks on UOC terrorism

November 14, 2019. The actions of radicals in Ukraine in relation to the canonical Church are manifestations of terrorism, but their attacks remain unpunished, the IAO Secretariat noted. During a session of the International Secretariat, chairmen and rapporteurs of commissions of the Interparliamentary Assembly on Orthodoxy in Athens, its president Sergei Gavrilov stated that the attacks of the radicals on the […]

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Threats to blow up St. George’s Cathedral of UOC reported in Lvov

November 1, 2019. The police of the Lviv region received an e-mail that the building of the regional clinical hospital and St. George’s Cathedral of the UOC (Korolenko St.) in Lviv were mined, reports the website of the Main Directorate of the National Police in the Lvov region. Investigation and operational groups, bomb experts, dog handlers, patrol policemen and specialists from other […]

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Holy Protection Church in the village of Vikhvostov desecrated and robbed.

October 30, 2019. A church of the canonical Ukrainian Orthodox Church was robbed and vandalized several nights ago in the village of Vikhvostov in the Chernigov Province, reports the press service of the Chernigov Diocese. The attackers entered Holy Protection Church on the night of October 22. Several icons were stolen, the church and altar were left in disarray, and the altar […]

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UN demands to close down “Mirotvorets” calling for persecution of UOC

October 17, 2019. The UN Monitoring Mission called on the deputies of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine to initiate the closure of the scandalous site. At a meeting of the VR Committee on Freedom of Speech, the deputy chairman of the UN Monitoring Mission Benjamin Moreau spoke about the need to close down the controversial site “Mirotvorets”, reports the online resource “Ukrainian […]

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For three years in a row provocateurs have disrupted worship at the site of the destroyed temple in the center of Sumy.

On October 14, 2019, on the feast of the Intercession of the Most Holy Theotokos, several dozen people under the flags of the “Right Sector” staged a “provocative Sabbath” just a few meters from the worship venue, attended by two thousand believers of the UOC. It is reported by Pravoslavie.Sumy. “This ‘event on the occasion of the Day of Defender of Ukraine’, which […]

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