Category Archives: violence, inhumane treatment

66-year-old security guard of Ukrainian church brutally murdered during robbery

June 20, 2018. Two thieves brutally beat the 66-year-old security guard of the St. Panteleimon Church in Melitopol, Ukraine during a robbery, leaving him for dead. The guard, Anatoly, was found by another church worker later in the morning. He had remained conscious throughout the night, though he later died in the hospital, reports the site of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church. “The […]

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Parishioner stabbed in courtyard of ancient Georgian cathedral

March 5, 2018. A man was wounded in a knife attack on Saturday outside the ancient Svetitskhoveli Cathedral in Mtskheta, Georgia, reports News-Georgia. The incident occurred Saturday afternoon. According to eyewitnesses, the young man was coming out of the church when he was attacked with a knife, receiving several wounds to the neck. “The parishioner was picked up by two […]

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Believers of Stary Gvozdets urge the President to stop discrimination of the UOC

December 11, 2017. The believers from Stary Gvozdets village and the UOC clergy addressed the President with a protest against the discrimination of the UOC, arbitrariness of the authorities and against anti-church bills. It is reported by the First Cossack. “Mr. President, you used to go to our churches, visit our monasteries. For the sake of peace and order in […]

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Ukrainian Orthodox Church spokesman attacked by “Maidan activists”

December 6, 2017. Deputy Head of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church’s Department for External Church Relations Archpriest Nikolai Danilevich was attacked yesterday by a group of people calling themselves “Maidan activists,” the Union of Orthodox Journalists reports. The attack came after Fr. Nikolai’s participation in a press conference with the Ukrainian Independent Information Agency (UNIAN) dedicated to the results of the […]

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