Category Archives: Ukraine

Vandals left insulting graffiti on a wall of a Kiev church

October 2, 2015. According to the press service of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church (Moscow Patriarchate), desecrators wrote on a church wall in Kiev the inscription “Moscow priests go away”, as reports interfax. It is underlined that it is not the first time that such hostile attitude is expressed by radical groups against the priests and the churches of the canonical […]

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Metropolitan Onufry addresses Poroshenko in connection with the events in Katerinovka

September 23, 2015. Metropolitan Onufry of Kiev and All Ukraine (Moscow Patriarchate) has appealed to the Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko in connection with the violent assault on Orthodox believers in the Katerinovka village of the Kremenets district of the Ternopil region, as reports pravoslavie.ru. The hierarch has expressed his serious concern over use of force against the faithful members of […]

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Hierarchs and clergy from Local Orthodox Churches express their worry about the persecution of the Canonical Orthodox Church of Ukraine

September 23, 2015. During the 8th Meeting of the Inter-Orthodox Network of Centres for Study of Religions and Destructive Movements in Otocec,( Slovenia), about: “Cults, Neo-Paganism, Secularisation: The Danger of Decay of the Orthodox Christian Ethos”, the participants expressed their discomfort and worry about the situation in Ukraine, as reports DECR of the Russian Orthodox Church. Among the attendees was […]

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The Right Sector and police help members of Kiev Patriarchate to seize an Orthodox church in Ukraine

September 22, 2015. The incident happened on the eve when believers of the canonical Church celebrated the Nativity of the Mother of God near St. George Church in the village of Katerinovka in the Ternopol Region. The Liturgy was celebrated in the open air as followers of the self-proclaimed “Kiev Patriarchate” had barricaded the church earlier, as reports UOC press […]

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