Category Archives: intolerance

Muslim refugees on island of Lesbos terrifying and driving out Orthodox Christians

July 22, 2017. Several clashes have broken out in recent days at Lesbos Island’s Moria Camp for refugees, with Greek authorities arresting 35 Muslim rioters who threw large rocks at police officers and set fire to tents both inside and outside the bounds of the camp. A disabled Christian was nearly burnt alive while sleeping in one of the shelters, […]

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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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During a meeting of the Uzhgorod city council, members of the non-canonical Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox church start a fight with canonical Orthodox believers

March 30, 2017 – A fight was provoked between members of the non-canonical Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Church (UAOC) and the canonical Orthodox believers of the Moscow Patriarchate (UOC-MP). The dispute arose over the question dividing land between the two respective communities. Members of the UAOC claim that the land belongs to them, without presenting any proper ownership documents. Some members […]

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