Category Archives: Ukraine

A priest of the Kyiv Patriarchate attempted to provoke the capture of a church belonging to the Ukrainian Orthodox Church (Moscow Patriarchate).

March 15, 2016. In Ivanopol village of Chudnovski region (Ukraine), a priest of the Kyiv Patriarchate attempted to incite the residents to capture a church belonging to the Ukrainian Orthodox Church. This action was, however, prevented through the joint efforts of the local authorities and the representatives of the UOC. The present information was provided by the archpriest Stephan Perig, […]

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UN recognizes violation of rights of Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Moscow Patriarchate in Ukraine

March 14, 2016. Representatives of the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, have reported the violation of the rights of Orthodox Christians in Western Ukraine, as the website Interfax-Religion reports. They visited the Ternopol and Rovno regions of Ukraine, from 28th January until February 1st, where representatives of the self-proclaimed Kiev Patriarchate made numerous attempts to seize […]

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A Ukrainian politician is accused of non-patriotism because he got married in a temple of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church (Moscow Patriarchate)

March 12, 2016. Anatoly Gritsenko, ex -Defense Minister, expressed his discomfort during a press conference in Lviv (Ukraine). He considers as immoral and groundless the accusations of non-patriotism for getting married in a temple of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church and the individuals who expressed such accusations as “people without Christ, as reports the website Glavkom. “Honestly, I didn’t think that […]

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The Russian Orthodox Church is Concerned About the Political Pressure Exerted on the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Moscow Patriarchate

March 11, 2016. The head of the Moscow patriarchate department for external church relations, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk commented on the communication issued by the press-service of the Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko in relation to his meeting with the Patriarch of Constantinople, Bartholomew. According to it, one of the questions discussed during this meeting was the foundation of a ‘United […]

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Villagers of Bukovini filled up a trench, made for the construction of a church of the Moscow Patriarchate

March 10, 2016. A conflict was provoked in Bukovini village (Ukraine) by the decision to build a new church in the village of Kibaki, Vizhnitskiy region, as Young Bukovinetc reports. Some villagers were against the construction of the church because they already have one there, which belongs to the Kiev Patriarchate, as the website molbuk reports. ‘There are 15 families […]

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