Category Archives: desecration

The memorial cross dismantled in Arkhangelsk

March 1, 2018, in the morning unknown people sawed away the memorial cross near the Church of St. Alexander Nevsky and the metochion of Artem-Verkola Monastery in Arkhangelsk. Сrime scene investigation group arrived shortly after and discovered the evidence of deliberate damage to the cross. Legal proceedings for vandalism were initiated. The police is currently searching for criminals. In 2012 […]

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The Holy Protection Church of Moscow Patriarcate robbed and desecrated in Odessa region.

10 January, 2017. On Wednesday night, the Holy Protection Church of the city of Chernomorsk, Odessa region, was robbed and desecrated, the Odessa diocese informs. Attackers penetrated through the backdoor. The criminals hijacked all the donation boxes and, probably seeing that they did not have the expected amount of money, began to destroy everything in the temple and altar. In […]

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Vandals sprayed with paint the Transfiguration Church of Moscow Patriarchate in Chernigov

January 9, 2017. Unknown painted in red commemorative plaques installed on the walls of the Transfiguration Church in Chernigov (Ukraine). This is reported by TASS with reference to the head of the subcommittee of the Verkhovna Rada on tourism, resorts and recreation Anna Romanova. “The Transfiguration Cathedral, the oldest Orthodox church in Eastern Europe, the cathedral is almost 1000 [years],” […]

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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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