Category Archives: property rights

Lviv court takes away Orthodox church in the village of Kuty from UOC community

September 30, 2017. On September 26, the Lviv Economic Court of Appeal handed over to the Kyiv Patriarchate the Church of the Holy Righteous Anna in the village of Kuty in the Shumsk district of the Ternopil region, reports Zaxid.Media. For several years, the religious community of the Holy Righteous Anna has been trying unsuccessfully to secure the return of […]

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In Khmelnitsky region non-canonical church proponents obstruct construction of UOC church

September 2, 2017. In the town of Volochisk in the Khmelnitsky region, non-canonical church proponents demand to forbid the construction of a UOC church. Several priests of the Kiev Patriarchate call on the residents to obstruct the building of the church in every possible way. At the same time, they film their illegal actions and post them on Facebook. According […]

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Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine approved antichurch bill

July 14, 2017 – On July 12 the Committee of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine on Culture and Spirituality considered and approved bill No. 5309 “On introducing amendments to the Law of Ukraine “On Freedom of Conscience and Religious Organizations.” Bill No. 5309 proposes to amend the Law “regarding the name of religious organizations (associations) that are part of a […]

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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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