Category Archives: Ukraine

Attempt to set fire to an Orthodox Church

April 25, 2016. Unknown individuals have made an attempt to set fire to a wooden Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate in Kiev’s Pushkin Park, as the website Interfax-Religion reports. Archpriest Valentin Makarov, the senior priest of the church, said the incident occurred in the early hours of Sunday. At first the flames were strong, but quickly died down. […]

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Representatives of the Kyiv Patriarchate prevent the UOC community of Kuty form performing worship.

April 20, 2016. On April 17 in Kuty, a town of Shumsk region in Ternopil, representatives of Kyiv Patriarchate prevented the UOC community’s access to the articles needed for performing worship, a member of the Union of Orthodox Journalists reports. According to the church priest Igor Kushniruk, after the first worship in an equipped tent performed a day before, it […]

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UOC Public Affairs Manager Calls on the Authorities Not to Support “Gay Parades”

April 18, 2016. The Ukrainian Orthodox Church calls on the government not to support public events organized by the LGBT community in Kiev. This was stated by the Public Affairs Manager of the UOC, Metropolitan Anthony (Pakanich), reports UOJ website. The bishop noted that in recent years the so-called “fighters against discrimination” have increasingly speculated on the topic of European […]

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Acts of hostility against Orthodox clergymen

April 18, 2016. Priests of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church are subjected to regular attacks from radical nationalists and persecutions of the Ukrainian Security Service, coordinator of the Human Rights Advocacy Group on Information about Crimes against personality Maxim Vilkov said, as the website Interfax-Religion reports. “We have registered about 30 such attacks, including not only attacks and illegal detentions, but […]

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