Category Archives: property rights

The forceful seizure of the Metropolitan Chambers possessed by the Ukrainian Orthodox Church in the Ivano-Frankivsk region

September 28, 2018 – Representatives of the local authority of Bohorodchany district of the Ivano-Frankivsk region with the aid of activists of the Right Sector led by its head, Mark Belchak, seized the Metropolitan Chambers possessed by the local Holy-Trinity parish of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church. The Chambers are located besides the Holy-Trinity temple. As the press service of the […]

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Facts of discrimination against the UOC reported at OSCE conference

September 13, 2018. The representative of the UOC, Bishop Victor of Baryshevka, stated at the OSCE meeting about the violation of the rights of believers of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church. The head of the Representation of the UOC to European International Organizations, Bishop Viktor of Baryshevka, addressed the OSCE meeting in Warsaw, the UOC Information and Educational Department reports. In […]

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Nine buildings of Conception Convent in Moscow returned to the Church

June 21, 2018. Thousands of church and monastery buildings were confiscated and repurposed by the government throughout the USSR. Since its fall, the process of returning those buildings to their rightful owner—the Russian Orthodox Church—has been ongoing. The latest development in this process comes from late last month, when the Moscow Department of Municipal Property issued an order, dated May […]

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