Category Archives: violence, inhumane treatment

In Volyn priest evicted from his children asks Supreme Court to review the case

June 20, 2017 – The state authorities of Horokhiv district of Volyn region plan to implement the court’s decision to resettle two children from their parents. It is related to the claim of the Kyiv Patriarchate about eviction from the village church house in Uhryniv of the couple – a priest of the canonical Ukrainian Orthodox Church (UOC) and his […]

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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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Priest from the canonical Ukrainian Orthodox Church is falsely accused of assault

June 14, 2017 – The Rector of the Saint-Peter and Paul Church of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church (Moscow Patriarchate) has been falsely accused of having assaulted with a member of the Kiev Patriarchate. This information was presented to him at the police station where he was detained. The incident circles around a conflict with the Kiev Patriarchate. The case was […]

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Kiev Patriarchate disrupts the divine service in the canonical Orthodox Church and broke up the altar entrance

May 16, 2017- Several dozens followers of the self-proclaimed Kiev Patriarchate rushed in a church of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate (UOC-MP) during the divine service and broke the doors leading to the altar. About twenty “priests of the self-proclaimed Kiev Patriarchate” ran into Sts Peter and Paul Church in the village of Kinakhovtsy in the Ternopol […]

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Court in Tver (Russia) defends an assailant, who stabbed an Orthodox priest with scissors

April 21, 2017 – Two courts in the Tver oblast have defended a self-proclaimed “Metropolitan” Oleg Zimayev of a breakaway religious group called “The Apostolic Orthodox Church”. The assailant; Oleg Zimayev, stabbed a priest from the Russian Orthodox Church in the head and arms with scissors in front of two witnesses. The court documents report that the assailant has conducted […]

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