Category Archives: desecration

Schoolchildren held a photo session in stolen priestly robes at an Orthodox church in place of the tsar family execution

March 2, 2017 – Teenagers in Yekaterinburg have stolen the priestly robes and made photos at the Church-on-Blood built in the place of the tsar family execution, as reports interfax. Head of press service of the chief administration of the Russian Ministry of Interior for the Sverdlovsk Region Valery Gorelykh confirmed the fact of the incident to Interfax. Resuming results […]

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“Bureaucrats have chosen a new pressure tactic on the Ukrainian Orthodox Church” – Human Rights activist

January 13, 2017 – The demands of the Krements authorities to demolish the cupola above the cathedral of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church (Moscow Patriarchate) is signaling a change of tactics in the ongoing discrimination against the church. The Human Rights activist Oleg Denisov described this phenomenon on his Facebook page. He is the head of the NGO “Public Human Rights […]

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Krements bureaucrats are demanding the cupola demolition of an Orthodox Cathedral

January 11, 2017 – Bureaucrats of the Krements city council are demanding the demolition of the cupola at the Saint-Nicholas Cathedral of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate (UOC-MP), located in the Ternopol oblast. This is despite the fact that the restoration was agreed upon with the Rector of the Krements-Pochaevsky historic-cultural sanctuary, according to a correspondent from […]

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Orthodox worship cross dissapeared on the island of Vera

January 9, 2017. On the island of Vera, located on Lake Turgoyak, Chelaybinsk region on the eve of Orthodox Christmas, the worship cross was destroyed. The metal base, installed on the rocky outcrop, was cut off, and the cross disappeared, as reports ura.news.   The press service of the Chelyabinsk diocese immediately sent a representative, father Alexei Ermolyuk, who confirmed that the […]

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