Category Archives: Ukraine

Orthodox church set on fire in northwestern Ukraine

May 25, 2015. Unknown individuals have set fire to a hospital church built in honor of holy martyr Panteleimon in the city of Kovel, Volyn Region of Ukraine. The incident occurred in the early hours of May 24. Fire was set to the building on two sides. The firefighters, who were called by an eyewitness, managed to extinguish the fire, […]

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Hostile attitude against Orthodox Pochayiv Lavra in Ukraine from Ternopil regional Council

April 28, 2015. The deputies of the Ternopil regional council (Ukraine) voted for taking away the Holy Monastery of Pochayiv Lavra from its canonical Ukrainian Church, as reports the website pravoslavie.ru. This vote is the reaction to the petition of Ternopil regional Rada (legislative body in the Ukraine), which on 3rd July, 2014 initiated an appeal to the Prime Minister […]

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