Category Archives: Ukraine

Ukrainian Orthodox Church Representative to the European International Organisations points out “a further proof of the existence of systematic state policy of discrimination against the Ukrainian Orthodox Church”

March 20, 2019 –  The group of UN Special Rapporteurs,  six months ago, on October 30, 2018, appealed to the competent state bodies of Ukraine with a соmmunication request regarding the violation of the rights of Ukrainian Orthodox Church faithful but they did not receive any answers or response within the prescribed time limit . The UOC Representation to the […]

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The activists of the OCU applied physical force against the faithful; the local media used this provocation to write a case against the canonical Ukrainian Orthodox Church

March 17, 2019 – Archbishop of Vinnitsa Varasnophy (the canonical Ukrainian Orthodox  Church) reports in his facebook page: “All Vinnitsa media write about the fact that the door (of the church- ed.) was broken down  and a glass was smashed in Luka Meleshkovskoy. But it all started with the fact that they (supporters of the OCU – ed.) locked father […]

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Public prayers were disrupted by the aggressive mob that broke into a church after the liturgy in Kiev Region.

March 17, 2019 – After the liturgy at the Dormition of the Mother of God Church in the village of Pogreby, the mob of villagers that are not parishioners entered the church and aggressively disrupted public prayers, screaming demands to vacate the church, reports Boryspil Diocese of the canonical Ukrainian Orthodox Church. Arriving at the scene, the police took everyone […]

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Interview with victims of the recent seizure of a Holy Protection Church and with Brian S. Brown, a president of the World Congress of Families, who visited the place of the incident.

March 14, 2019 – The Press Service of the Vicar of the Holy Dormition Kiev-Pechersk Lavra, Metropolitan Pavel (Lebed) of Vyshgorod and Chernobyl, interviewed the victims of the recent seizure of the Holy Protection of the Mother of God Church in the village of Kurozvany (Rivno region). Also, Brian S. Brown , who visited the village, gave his comments about […]

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Sunday Divine Liturgy was prevented and the church hijacked in the presence of Local Authorities and the police.

March 10, 2019 – Supporters of the OCU prevented Divine Liturgy and seized the St. Archangel Michael Church in the village of Berezhnitsa, Chernovtsy region, in presence of the police and the head of a village, reports the press service of the Chernovtsy-Bukovina Diocese of the canonical Ukrainian Orthodox Church (UOC) on its Facebook page; translated by Union of Orthodox […]

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