Category Archives: Ukraine

Metropolitan Onufry addresses Poroshenko in connection with the events in Katerinovka

September 23, 2015. Metropolitan Onufry of Kiev and All Ukraine (Moscow Patriarchate) has appealed to the Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko in connection with the violent assault on Orthodox believers in the Katerinovka village of the Kremenets district of the Ternopil region, as reports The hierarch has expressed his serious concern over use of force against the faithful members of […]

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Hierarchs and clergy from Local Orthodox Churches express their worry about the persecution of the Canonical Orthodox Church of Ukraine

September 23, 2015. During the 8th Meeting of the Inter-Orthodox Network of Centres for Study of Religions and Destructive Movements in Otocec,( Slovenia), about: “Cults, Neo-Paganism, Secularisation: The Danger of Decay of the Orthodox Christian Ethos”, the participants expressed their discomfort and worry about the situation in Ukraine, as reports DECR of the Russian Orthodox Church. Among the attendees was […]

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The Right Sector and police help members of Kiev Patriarchate to seize an Orthodox church in Ukraine

September 22, 2015. The incident happened on the eve when believers of the canonical Church celebrated the Nativity of the Mother of God near St. George Church in the village of Katerinovka in the Ternopol Region. The Liturgy was celebrated in the open air as followers of the self-proclaimed “Kiev Patriarchate” had barricaded the church earlier, as reports UOC press […]

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Village in Dnepropetrovsk Region defends its canonical Orthodox jurisdiction

September 15, 2015. A meeting was organised by a local farmer in the village of Chumaki, Dnepropetrovsk Region (Ukraine) as reports He tried to cause a division in the community by preventing people going to the canonical Church under Moscow Patriarchate according to the testimony of Aleksandr Ponomarenko, the head of the Zheltovodsk Deanery. The Orthodox Christians of the […]

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