Category Archives: intolerance

Radicals attempted to disrupt a memorial service at Polish cemetery

March 13, 2018. In the Polish town of Sahryń, a Ukrainian official attempted to disrupt a memorial service for the tragically died Ukrainians, forcing the priests of the Polish Orthodox Church to leave the cemetery. The memorial panikhida was being served for the hundreds of Ukrainians who fell victim to the Polish Army Krajowa on March 10, 1944, writes “Volyn […]

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Ukrainian radicals threatened authorities in Chernigov for cooperation with canonical Ukrainian Church

February 28, 2018. Radical right-wing and nationalistic Ukrainian organizations have spoken out against and threatened the authorities of the Chernigov region for allowing the canonical Ukrainian Orthodox Church to participate in public events, reports The Union of Orthodox Journalists. The radicals promised the authorities “appropriate consequences” if they continue to cooperate with the Church. This was declared in a joint […]

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The pressure on the Russian Orthodox Church has increased

January 9, 2018. According to a senior spokesman of the Russian Orthodox Church, Aleksandr Shipkov, last year the church suffered more intense informational pressure than in 2015 and 2016. “I would divide this year in three periods. The first one included the campaign around the St. Isaac’s Cathedral, the second (summer and autumn 2017) – the campaign around film ‘’Matilda’’, […]

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Ukrainian Regional Council Deputy to ban Ukrainian Orthodox Church

December 22, 2017. Deputy of Ivano-Frankovsk Regional Council Mikhail Ivanochko seeks the prohibition of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church and suggests that its priests be driven out of their temples. This is what the head of the district organization All-Ukrainian Association “Svoboda”, initiator of the address by the regional council urging to check the UOC clergy for their connection with FSB, […]

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