Category Archives: discrimination

“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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“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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