March 1, 2018. According to His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, 50 parishes of the canonical Ukrainian Orthodox Church have been forcefully seized by the non-canonical Kivien Patriachate in recent years, reports Interfax-Religion. “It’s a very difficult situation in Ukraine. There are real persecutions against the Ukrainian Orthodox Church. 50 churches have been forcefully seized in recent […]» Read more
Category Archives: property rights
February 15, 2018. On February 15, 2018, the decision of the Cassation Economic Court as part of the Supreme Court of Ukraine affirmed the victory of the community of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Kuty village, Shumsk district, Ternopol region in a lawsuit for the church real estate which the Kyiv Patriarchate had been trying to challenge. This is reported […]» Read more
Reaction of the chairman of the Synodal Department for Church and Society and the Media to the situation in the Annunciation Church in Kolomiya.
November 9, 2017. The chairman of the Synodal Department for Church and Society and the Media Vladimir Legoida recently addressed the sorrowful events occurring with the Annunciation Church in Kolomiya, Ukraine, calling the situation, in which Uniates have stolen the church from the Orthodox faithful, outrageous, reports pravoslavie.ru. “It is absolutely unthinkable what is happening with the parishioners of the […]» Read more
October 27, 2017. Representatives of the schismatic “Kiev Patriarchate” (UOC-KP) have seized the home of canonical Ukrainian Orthodox Church (UOC) cleric Archpriest Igor Margita and his family in the village of Hrybovytsia, in Western Ukraine, reports unian.ua. The incident was reported yesterday evening by Archpriest Oleg Tochinsky, the press secretary of the Volynhia Diocese. “Friends, we ask for prayerful support! […]» Read more
October 23, 2017. The Ivano-Frankivsk Diocese of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church has published a video showing clergy of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church brutally beating women and other Orthodox believers outside the Annunciation Church in Kolomyia, which has been the subject of an ongoing battle, reports the Information-Education Department of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church. A group of young men in […]» Read more