Category Archives: vandalism

Rivne Diocesan building vandalized following Ukrainian-Russian naval incident

November 27, 2018. The diocesan administration building of the Rivne Diocese of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church was vandalized last night, with provocative slogans being painted on the walls, reports the diocesan website. The Rivne Diocese is among those that have officially expressed their support for the canonical Ukrainian Church and its primate His Beatitude Metropolitan Onuphry of Kiev and All […]

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Attack on the residence of Metropolitan Ephraim of Krivoy Rog (UOC MP)

November 19, 2018. Several dozen Ukrainian activists in favor of Constantinople creating a new, autocephalous church in Ukraine storm the residence of His Eminence Metropolitan Ephraim of Krivoy Rog. Brandishing posters campaigning for the new church, they tried to break down the Metropolitan’s door and gate and shouted insults at him, reports the site of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church. The […]

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Three ukrainian churches vandalized accused of being russian government agents

November 12, 2018. According to OrthoChristian, provocative graffiti appeared around three Ukrainian Orthodox churches (Moscow Patriarchate) in Lviv over the weekend, accusing the clergy and faithful of the canonical Church of being agents of the Russian government. The graffiti, appearing on walls, rocks, and the ground around the churches reads, “The Moscow Patriarchate—a branch of the FSB.” Moreover, the Lviv […]

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The foundation stone of the St Eugene (Botkin) Church is twice vandalised

October 25, 2018. In Pervouralsk (the Russian Federation), unknowns desecrated the foundation stone laid at the construction site of a church (Russian Orthodox Church) in honour of saint Eugene Botkin. At first, there was an attempt to destroy the stone with a sledgehammer, then the stone was splashed with paint.  The clergy has failed a complaint against the vandal to […]

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