Category Archives: Ukraine

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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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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