Category Archives: Defamation of Orthodox Church and believers

Abbot of Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra sues Channel 5

May 8, 2020. The Abbot of the Holy Dormition Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra, Metropolitan Paul (Lebed) of Vyshgorod and Chornobyl, filed a lawsuit with the Kyiv-Pechersk court against Channel 5, the website of the Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra reports. Yelena Isaevskaya, the lawyer of Metropolitan Paul, stated that the lawsuit has to do with the dissemination of false information about the alleged calls of […]

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Comment on defamation about quarantine violation in the Holy Spirit Cathedral of Chernivtsi

April 13, 2020. Metropolitan Meletiy commented on a fake circulated by some media about quarantine violation on Palm Sunday in the Holy Spirit Cathedral of Chernivtsi (Ukraine). There were a few people inside the Holy Spirit Church of Chernivtsi on Palm Sunday, and 10 police officers monitored the quarantine in the yard of the cathedral, Metropolitan Meletiy (Yegorenko) of Chernivtsi […]

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Pochaev Lavra refutes information about coronavirus in monastery

March 21, 2020. The Pochaev Lavra called on the Ukrainian mass media which dissiminate unverified information to remember about their conscience and responsibility. In the Holy Dormition Pochaev Lavra, there are no recorded cases of the coronavirus infection and divine services are performed in accordance with the Statute. This is stated in the address of the brotherhood and Metropolitan Vladimir […]

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UN demands to close down “Mirotvorets” calling for persecution of UOC

October 17, 2019. The UN Monitoring Mission called on the deputies of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine to initiate the closure of the scandalous site. At a meeting of the VR Committee on Freedom of Speech, the deputy chairman of the UN Monitoring Mission Benjamin Moreau spoke about the need to close down the controversial site “Mirotvorets”, reports the online resource “Ukrainian […]

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Ukrainian media publish a fake about Patriarch Kirill and Georgian Church

28 September 2019. A number of Ukrainian and Russian media published a fake saying that Patriarch Kirill supports separatism in Georgia. On September 23, the Ukrainian edition “Religiina Pravda” (“Religious Truth”) published information that “the Georgian Patriarchate has accused the Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church of promoting separatism”. As it turned out later, this information is not true. In […]

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