Category Archives: arson

Radicalists set on fire the church of the UOC of St. Vladimir Equal-to-the-Apostles

February 3, 2018. In Sikhov residential area in Lviv, the church of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church  (Moscow Patriarchate)  of St. Vladimir Equal-to-the-Apostles was set on fire by radical activists. The fire destroyed the roof lining, a 100-square-meter wood covering, the floor and the church implements. In connection with the incident, Archbishop Filaret of Lviv and Galicia stated that it was […]

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Unknown people set fire to the Orthodox church near Moscow

January 4, 2018. Unknown attackers committed arson on the wooden Orthodox church of All Saints in the town of Mytischi near Moscow, as reports Interfax-Religion. “The wooden trailer, which we recently purchased to store the scenery for Sunday school performances and other attributes was completely set on fire. At first, the door was broken, the lock was destructed, the walls […]

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Orthodox Church and Suday school destroyed by arson in Rostov

December 16, 2017. On the morning of December 16, unidentified persons set fire on the temple in honor of the icon of Mother of God from Don, situated in the park named after Anatoly Sobin in Zheleznodorozhny district of Rostov. Attackers also destroyed and burned the parish Sunday school in the premises. Both buildings were temporary trailers, equipped with the […]

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Perpetrators set fire around ancient Orthodox Monastery

August 29, 2017. A wildfire is threatening the unique Treskavec Monastery in the mountains near the city of Prilep in Macedonia, reports RIA-Novosti. The 13th century mountain Treskavec Monastery, dedicated to the Dormition of the Most Holy Theotokos, is considered one of the most beautiful monuments of Orthodox architecture in the republic and one of the most important spiritual centers. […]

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Muslim refugees on island of Lesbos terrifying and driving out Orthodox Christians

July 22, 2017. Several clashes have broken out in recent days at Lesbos Island’s Moria Camp for refugees, with Greek authorities arresting 35 Muslim rioters who threw large rocks at police officers and set fire to tents both inside and outside the bounds of the camp. A disabled Christian was nearly burnt alive while sleeping in one of the shelters, […]

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