Category Archives: property rights

Rivne region authorities refuses UOC to allocate land for children’s rehabilitation centre

June 15, 2017 – At an extraordinary session of the Kvasilov village council, many deputies abstained from voting for the allocation of land for the construction of the spiritual centre of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church. Thus, the village head’s order, taken under pressure, “on suspending the execution of the decision to allocate the land plot” was left in force. The […]

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Statement of the canonical Ukrainian Orthodox Church (UOC) in connection with events surrounding the Holy-Annunciation church of UOC in the city of Kolomyia, Ivano-Frankivska oblast

June 4, 2017, on the Day of Holy Pentecost, in the city of Kolomiya 13 priests of the Ukrainian Greek-Catholic Church (UGCC) together with their faithful and supported by “Chorna Sotnia” (“the Black Hundred”) fighters, entered the Holy-Annunciation church, which belongs to the Ukrainian Orthodox Church and celebrated a liturgy there. After that, the church was illegally locked, and since […]

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The Jerusalem Patriarch condemns attempts of churches seizure in Ukraine

June 6, 2017 – Patriarch Theophilos of Jerusalem speaks against attempts of Ukrainian breakaway groups to capture churches belonging to believers of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Ukrainian Orthodox Church. “We decisively condemn those, who commit actions aimed against parishes of the canonical Orthodox Church in Ukraine. It is not in vain that the holy fathers remind us that destruction of church […]

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Greek Catholics seized the Moscow Patriarchate Ukrainian Orthodox Church in western Ukraine

June 5, 2017 – Priests of the Greek Catholic Church on Sunday, the Feast of the Holy Trinity, seized old Annunciation Church in the town of Kolomyya, the Ivano-Frankovsk Region. Militants of the nationalistic movement Chornaya Sotnya participated in the seizure. Its rector Archpriest Vasily Kobelsky told that Greek Catholics entered the church by deceit and celebrated a liturgy there. “This day […]

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