Category Archives: Ukraine

Police investigating violations of believers’ rights during 2016’s All-Ukrainian Orthodox procession

November 14, 2017. Law enforcement agencies opened criminal proceedings on Thursday for the violations of the rights of believers of the canonical Ukrainian Orthodox Church that took place during the All-Ukrainian Cross Procession which was held in July 2016, reports the Information-Education Department of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church. Relevant statements to law enforcement were provided by the NGO “Public Advocacy.” […]

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Reaction of the chairman of the Synodal Department for Church and Society and the Media to the situation in the Annunciation Church in Kolomiya.

November 9, 2017. The chairman of the Synodal Department for Church and Society and the Media Vladimir Legoida recently addressed the sorrowful events occurring with the Annunciation Church in Kolomiya, Ukraine, calling the situation, in which Uniates have stolen the church from the Orthodox faithful, outrageous, reports pravoslavie.ru. “It is absolutely unthinkable what is happening with the parishioners of the […]

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UOC priest’s home hijacked by schismatics

October 27, 2017. Representatives of the schismatic “Kiev Patriarchate” (UOC-KP) have seized the home of canonical Ukrainian Orthodox Church (UOC) cleric Archpriest Igor Margita and his family in the village of Hrybovytsia, in Western Ukraine, reports unian.ua. The incident was reported yesterday evening by Archpriest Oleg Tochinsky, the press secretary of the Volynhia Diocese. “Friends, we ask for prayerful support! […]

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Uniate clergy physically attack Orthodox

October 23, 2017. The Ivano-Frankivsk Diocese of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church has published a video showing clergy of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church brutally beating women and other Orthodox believers outside the Annunciation Church in Kolomyia, which has been the subject of an ongoing battle, reports the Information-Education Department of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church. A group of young men in […]

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Ukrainian radicals disrupt allocation of land to Pochaev Lavra

October 13, 2017. Right Sector radicals in the Western Ukrainian city of Ternopil are continuing to intimidate deputies of the Pochaev city council in order to block the allocation of a plot of land to the Holy Dormition Pochaev Lavra. The radicals disrupted yesterday’s meeting of the regular session of the city council which was to consider the land question, […]

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