Category Archives: Ukraine

Representative of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church spoke about violations of the rights of Orthodox believers

February 3, 2016. With the blessing of His Beatitude Metropolitan Onufriy of Kyiv and all Ukraine, Deputy Chairman of the Department for external Church relations of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church (DECR UOC) Archpriest Mykolay Danylevych took part in the meeting of the Public Council for cooperation with religious organizations to the Ministry of foreign affairs of Ukraine, as the official […]

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Dean of Orthodox cathedral is beaten up in Chernigov

February 1, 2016. An attack on the dean of the Holy Transfiguration Cathedral in the city of Chernigov, Ukraine Archpriest George Shcherbatyuk took place on the evening of January 31, as reports website pravoslavie.ru. One of the attackers has been identified: it was deputy of the Desniansky district council Yunis Askerov. The archpriest’s injured lip was stitched and he was […]

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Police proved the accusation of the “Freedom” party of Zhytomyr towards the Ukrainian Orthodox Church to be a provocative act

January 25, 2016. Act of vandalism was created by a resident of the city of Zhytomyr. It happened on the site of future temple construction, situated on Privokzalnaya place. As it was found out by the police officers, the man does not affiliate with any religion, as reported by the Union of Orthodox Journalists. According to the 34 year-old resident […]

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Vandalism in an Orthodox Church

January 21, 2016. The night of 20th January in Dnepropetrovsk (Ukraine), in the Church of Mother of God “Iverskaya”, unknown persons vandalized the miraculous icon of Mother of God as the website of the Union of the Orthodox Journalists reports. According to the rector of the church archpriest Nikolai Nesprava, the vandals entered the temple and broke the stained glass. […]

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