Category Archives: Ukraine

Unidentified criminal threw three grenades to an Orthodox church

May 4, 2016. Three explosions were heard in the territory of All Saints Church in the village of Georgiyevka of the Marjino District in the Donetsk Region, unidentified criminals hit the building for the staff, with a novice inside, but he was not injured, as the website Interfax-Religion reports. The Marjino Police Department of the Volnovakha District of the Police […]

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Chairman of DECR UOC informs international European organizations of Church’s position on draft law №4511

April 28, 2016. On April 27, 2016, the Chairman of the Department for External Church Relations of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church (DECR UOC ) His Eminence Metropolitan Mytrofan of Luhansk and Alchevsk has sent letters to international European human rights organizations, human rights representatives of leading international organizations who have offices in Ukraine, and also to embassies of major EU […]

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A priest’s wife was killed

April 28, 2016. Unidentified criminals attacked a house of the rector of St. Andrew Church in Dnepropetrovsk Archpriest Anatoly Lysenko (Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Moscow Patriarchate) and killed his wife, as the website Interfax-Religion reports. Criminals invaded the priest’s house in the village of Obukhovka of the Dnepropetrovsk Region in Ukraine on Tuesday night, tied his wife up, then laid […]

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