Category Archives: desecration

Orthodox church profaned in Albania

July 18, 2017. The desecration of Orthodox churches, monasteries, and holy sites has become common practice in modern-day Albania. The latest scandal was caused by a report of the TV station Top Channel, reports AgionOros.ru. Inviting the audience to a jazz festival organized by the singer Eda Zari, the broadcast showed a music clip filmed inside an Orthodox church. The […]

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Destruction of Orthodox holy sites continues in Albania

June 15, 2017 – The Orthodox heritage in Albania has suffered another blow with the decay of the Monastery of St. Athanasius in Kato Lenitsa, founded in 1797. Due to the idleness of authorities, who confiscated the monastic buildings but undertook no measures to restore the landmark, the monastery sustained irreparable damage in the winter of 2017. The monastery currently […]

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The Tabernacle with the Holy Sacraments is stolen from a Khmelnitsky (Ukraine) church

June 1, 2017 – The Tabernacle with the Holy Sacraments was stolen from the canonical Ukrainian Orthodox Church, named Svyato-Pokrovksy, in the village of Adamovka. The evildoers have broken into the side door of the church, and entered under the cover of the night. According to Archpriest Michael Varahoby, they have also desecrated the church, and were planning to steal […]

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