Category Archives: intolerance

Communiqué adopted at the meeting of the Committee of Representatives of the Orthodox Churches to the European Union

From 6 to 8 October 2017 the Committee of Representatives of Orthodox Churches to the European Union (CROCEU) held its annual meeting in Moscow (Russian Federation) in the Department of External Church Relations of the Patriarchate of Moscow, at the kind invitation of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and all Russia. The main topic of this year’s meeting was […]

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Ukrainian nationalist Facebook group begins collecting data on Orthodox priests

October 5, 2017. A new Facebook group “Get Moscow Priests Out of Galicia” appeared last month, aiming to collect information on all parishes and priests of the canonical Ukrainian Orthodox Church under the Moscow Patriarchate (UOC) in the western Ukrainian border province of Lviv, with calls to oppose the Church. The banner for the page features a cartoon of a […]

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Nationalists issue threats against the priest who installed a monument to Prince Vladimir

September 30, 2017. Threatening inscriptions of unknown hooligans with the symbols of the “National Corps” appeared at night on the house of the UOC priest, Father Pavel Linnik in the village of Slobodka, who was one of the main initiators of the installation of the monument to Holy Prince Vladimir in Malin, writes ”Orthodox Ukraine on Guard of the Constitution”. […]

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Mayor of Ivano-Frankivsk to ban the Ukrainian Orthodox Church

August 15, 2017. Mayor of Ivano-Frankivsk Ruslan Martsinkiv on his Facebook page called the Ukrainian Orthodox Church “the church of the occupant”, while stating that he does not care about the opinion on this issue of the Commissioner for Human Rights. Martsinkiv cites scans from the brochure of the UOC, where the position of the canonical Church regarding military operations […]

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