Category Archives: Ukraine

Orthodox Bishop denounces hate speech

April 6, 2016. Archbishop of Severodonetsk and Starobelsk Nikodim in his interview on the official website of the Severodentsk diocese stresses that “hate speech” is unacceptable in calls for reconciliation. He also speaks about peace and patriotism as well as how to properly take up Lent. “Christians take up Lent to rise up to the Savior, to become better, and […]

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The head of the UOC: Deputy Musiy’s allegations about secessionist literature in Lavras are unfounded.

April 6, 2016.The president of the Synodal Juridic Department of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, Alexandr Bahov said the allegations of deputy Oleg Musiy about the availability of secessionist literature in Kiev Pechersk and Pochayiv Lavras are unfounded, as the website Union of Ortodox Journalists reports. ‘The allegations of Mr Musiy are unfounded! I suppose that they are based on the […]

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A priest of the UOC in Volyn and his family were evicted by Court decision at the suit of the Kyiv Patriarchate

April 5, 2016. A priest of the UOC in Ugrinov village of Gorokhov region, Rostislav Sapojnik and his wife Natalia Sapojnik were evicted from the house where they had been living for 18 years, by the decision rendered by Lokachi Regional Court at the suit of the Kyiv Patriarchate, which has subsequently privatized the domicile, as the website Union of […]

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Defamation of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church by the Ukrainian TV channel 1+1

April 5, 2016. Union of Orthodox Journalists published their investigation of Defamation of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church by the Ukrainian TV channel 1+1, below we provide text and video of that investigation. “Gastronomic lust of modern viewers has reached its meticulousness peak now. Therefore, it’s not an easy task even for popular TV channels to retain million ratings. In the […]

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Violent actions against Orthodox faithful

April 4, 2016. Those who were locked without food and water inside their own church have been finally replaced by others who volunteered to go in, reported Archpriest Anatoly Bogdanov, head of the local deanery, to the information and educational department of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate. Fr. Anatoly is currently on the scene, in Pticha village […]

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