July 26, 2020. Representatives of the OCU broke the locks on the doors of the Holy Cross Church of the UOC in the village of Zabolotsi of the Ivanychi district, Volyn region, as reported to the UOJ by the rector of the church, Archpriest John Sybira. He said that in the morning the believers came to the church to perform […]» Read more
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June 4, 2020. On June 3, 2020, 2 clerics of the OCU and 2 people who called themselves members of the “Right Sector” attempted a hostile takeover of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church’s temple in honor of the Protection of the Mother of God in the village of Zemlianoye, Krasnopillia District, Sumy Region. This was reported on the website of the […]» Read more
Bill No. 5309 is the abuse of the Constitution of Ukraine, noted the Chairperson of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church (Moscow Patriarchate) Synodal Commission “Church and Culture”.
December 22, 2018. Commenting anti-church bill No 5309, Hegumeness Serafima, abbess of the Holy Archangel Michael Convent of Odessa, Chairman of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church (Moscow Patriarchate) Synodal Commission “Church and Culture” said on the program “Evening on Dumska” that nobody will be able to drive the Ukrainian Orthodox Church into the ghetto . “As for changing our name, our […]» Read more
December 13, 2018. At the headquarters of the Council of Europe in Strasbourg, an international legal seminar was held on the theme “New Challenges to Religious Freedom in the Light of Recent Decisions of the European Court of Human Rights”. The seminar was organized by the Representation of the Russian Orthodox Church in Strasbourg, the French public organization European Center […]» Read more
August 7, 2018. A new advocacy group aiming to protect the interests of Orthodox Christians throughout Eastern Europe has been created. The NGO “Public Rights Protection,” a co-founder of the new “Eastern European Rights Protection Group,” reports that it includes representatives of human rights and public organizations from Balkan nations. The decision was made by representatives of human rights, public, […]» Read more