Category Archives: discrimination

The Ukrainian Ministry of Culture is leading an active discrimination campaign against the canonical Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate, according to a religion expert

March 23, 2017 – The Ministry of Culture is leading an orchestrated and systematic discrimination campaign against the canonical Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate (UOC-MP). This is the view Yuriy Reshetnikov, the Chairman of the Ukrainian Department for Nationalities and Religion from 2009 to 2010. Mr. Reshetnikov gave an interview to the journal “Phrase”, and he holds a […]

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The Ukrainian Ministry of Culture did not show up to trial with the Ukrainian Orthodox Church (Moscow Patriarchate)

February 22, 2017 – On February 22, the first trial between the Ministry of Culture and the Ukrainian Orthodox Church (UOC-MP) took place. The UOC-MP sued the Ministry of Culture over refusal to accept and register the internal charters of the dioceses and monasteries. The trial took place because the Ministry refused to register the charters over a course of […]

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“Svoboda” politial party called to prohibit Russian Orthodox Church (ROC) in Ukraine

March 22, 2017 – In the city of Khmelnitsky, the deputies rejected the provocation of the “Svoboda” party – its representatives tried to vote in the “package” for “the cancellation of registration of the Russian Orthodox Church (ROC) in Ukraine,” reports the Information and Education Department of the UOC (Ukrainian Orthodox Church) citing the YouTube channel of the Khmelnitsky City […]

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Residents of Irlyava are asking for protection against the violations of the Uniate Church

February 21, 2017 – Residents of the Uzhgorod oblast village Irlyava wrote an open letter to the head of the local council, with a demand to resolve a dispute with the Greek-Catholic-Uniate community of the village. According to the Union of Orthodox Journalists (UOJ), the residents are sure that the Uniates want to illegally seize the Saint Elijah Church, located […]

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The Greek Orthodox Church continues to protest the compulsory teaching of new approaches to gender in schools

February 10, 2017 – The Greek Orthodox Church continues to protest the teaching of the “Body and identity” week in schools, in which one of the subjects is tolerance to homosexuality and transsexuality. The “thematic week”, which created numerous protests among teachers, was discussed during a session of the Holy Synod of the Church of Greece. The High Priesthood made […]

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