Category Archives: Ukraine

Archbishop Luka applied to the authorities of Zaporozhye asking them to address the problem of discrimination of UOC in the region

April 14, 2016. Archbishop of Zaporozhye and Melitopol Luka applied the local authorities on April 14, as reports press service of UOC. In his letter the archpriest expressed the concern of believers of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church about the fact that representatives of the region’s largest religious denomination, the Diocese of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Zaporozhye weren’t invited to […]

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Robbery in an Orthodox Church

April 14, 2016. Some people broke into the local church named after St. Dmitry in the village of Illyashivka, Ostrozhsky district as Rivne Diocese of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church reports. The criminals had broken down the side-door, prowled about the church and got out through the sacrarium. According to the rector of the Church, archpriest Nikolay Lashkevich, the perpetrators didn’t […]

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‘Cultural’ terror: how officials in Volyn region are involved in the persecution of the UOC community

April 13, 2016. The seizure of the Holy Intercession Cathedral in the Gribovitsa village of Volyn put the Department of Cultural of the local District Administration in a difficult situation. On the one hand, they had to turn a blind eye to the intrusion of representatives of the Kyiv Patriarchate in the church, which the latter have been using without […]

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