Category Archives: vandalism

Orthodox cemetery desecrated in Cyprus

August 23, 2017. An act of vandalism was committed on the evening of Thursday, August 17, in a cemetery in the village of Kalavasos on the island of Cyprus, 37 miles south of the capital city of Nicosia. Tombstones of Orthodox Cypriots were subjected to desecration and destruction, many covered with Nazi and Satanic symbols, and some of the crosses […]

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Monument to Tsar Nicholas II, Tsarevich Alexey in Novosibirsk attacked with axe

August 1, 2017. Novosibirsk police are looking into the damage inflicted on a monument to Tsar Nicholas II and his son Tsarevich Alexey, installed in July at St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, reports Interfax-Religion, with reference to the press service of the regional office of Russian Internal Affairs. According to police, a 31-year-old Novosibirsk man placed a ladder against the newly-consecrated […]

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Muslim refugees on island of Lesbos terrifying and driving out Orthodox Christians

July 22, 2017. Several clashes have broken out in recent days at Lesbos Island’s Moria Camp for refugees, with Greek authorities arresting 35 Muslim rioters who threw large rocks at police officers and set fire to tents both inside and outside the bounds of the camp. A disabled Christian was nearly burnt alive while sleeping in one of the shelters, […]

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Destruction of Orthodox holy sites continues in Albania

June 15, 2017 – The Orthodox heritage in Albania has suffered another blow with the decay of the Monastery of St. Athanasius in Kato Lenitsa, founded in 1797. Due to the idleness of authorities, who confiscated the monastic buildings but undertook no measures to restore the landmark, the monastery sustained irreparable damage in the winter of 2017. The monastery currently […]

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Icons from the XVIII stolen from a church in the Vinnitsa region (Ukraine)

June 14, 2017 – Three icons have been stolen in the village of Kalitinka, Vinnitsa region, from the Saint-Dmitry church of the canonical Ukrainian Orthodox Church. The theft was reported by the Rector of the church. According to the report, unknown individuals broke into the church, breaking the wooden window preemptively. They proceeded to steal icons of Saint Nicholas, an […]

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