Category Archives: Ukraine

Discriminatory laws prepared against the Ukrainian Orthodox Church – a report at the world summit in defense of persecuted christians

May 16, 2017 – The World Summit in Defense of Persecuted Christians took place in Washington from May 10 to 13, 2017. It was attended by some 600 representatives of various Christian confessions from 136 countries. Along with the problem of oppression and sometimes direct elimination of the Christian population in the Middle East countries, the forum dealt with the […]

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Ukrainian hierarchs and religious leaders comment on anti-church bills to be considered by Supreme Rada

May 16, 2017 – Bills No. 4128 and 4511 to be considered in the Supreme Rada on May 18, 2017, are viewed by representatives of the canonical Ukrainian Orthodox Church and other religious leaders in Ukraine as well as secular experts as discriminatory and aimed against the canonical Ukrainian Orthodox Church. In various dioceses of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, signatures […]

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Kiev Patriarchate disrupts the divine service in the canonical Orthodox Church and broke up the altar entrance

May 16, 2017- Several dozens followers of the self-proclaimed Kiev Patriarchate rushed in a church of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate (UOC-MP) during the divine service and broke the doors leading to the altar. About twenty “priests of the self-proclaimed Kiev Patriarchate” ran into Sts Peter and Paul Church in the village of Kinakhovtsy in the Ternopol […]

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Ukrainians to gather in prayer at parliament on day of vote on anti-orthodox draft laws

May 16, 2017 – Faithful of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church (Moscow Patriarchate) from all across the country, including parish and monastery representatives, will gather outside the Verkhovna Rada to offer prayers in connection with draft laws No. 4128 and 4511, which stand to threaten the canonical Orthodox Church in Ukraine. The bills, which will be considered on the parliamentary floor on […]

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A member of Khmelnitsky regional council has seized a canonical Ukrainian Orthodox Church

May 16, 2017 – Representatives of the Kiev Patriarchate, with the help of the Khmelnitsky regional deputy V. V. Burlik from the “Svoboda” party, captured the canonical Saint-Uspensky Orthodox Church in the village of Zoryanoe. When commenting the situation, the Archpriest Mikhail Varahoba noted that the village deputy who took advantage of his institutional position to capture the church initiated […]

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