Category Archives: Defamation

UOC Eparchy reports an attempt of unlawful parish reregistration in Kovpyta

June 4, 2020. The Chernihiv Eparchy told of a false report in the local newspaper that the community, which had won all the courts against the OCU, lost its registration certificate. On May 14, 2020, “Chernihivshchyna” regional newspaper published an announcement about the loss of the registration certificate of the Holy Protection temple of the UOC of the village of Kovpyta of the Chernigov […]

» Read more

Ukrainian channel defames Archpriest of UOC

May 29, 2020. On May 29, 2020, a cleric of the Boryspil Eparchy of the UOC, Archpriest Alexander Klimenko, posted a comment on his Facebook page about another “Channel 5” slander against the clergyman and the entire Church. Archpriest Alexander drew public attention to the fact that the slander of biased media regularly goes unpunished. The reason for the publication […]

» Read more

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 […]

» Read more

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 […]

» Read more

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 […]

» Read more
1 2