February 7, 2020. In response to a written statement by Cypriot Euro-Deputy Costas Mavridis denouncing the deliberate abandonment and destruction of the mosaics of the Church of St. Eulalios in Turkish-occupied northern Cyprus, the relevant European Union commission has already taken up the matter, reports the Orthodoxia News Agency. The commission’s cultural heritage committee has already begun investigating the fate […]» Read more
Category Archives: symbolic attack
November 27, 2019. The administrative building of the Metropolis of Piraeus of the Greek Orthodox Church of Greece was attacked, reports Romfea. The ruling hierarch, Metropolitan Seraphim of Piraeus, is known as a traditional and outspoken hierarch. Most recently he has taken a strong stand against the recognition of the Ukrainian schismatics, calling, instead, together with Metropolitan Seraphim of Kythira, […]» Read more
November 16, 2019. A local resident who had previously served a sentence for robbery told the clergyman that he “received an order to kill the Moscow priest”. On November 16, 2019, the editorial office of the LiveJournal received a message stating that Father John Deket, rector of the St. Elijah Church of the UOC in the village of Rososhka, Rakhov […]» Read more
24 September 2019. The NGO “Public Advocacy” organized the hotel event “Religious Freedom Today: Orthodox Churches of Ukraine, Montenegro, North Macedonia” during the 42nd session of the UN Human Rights Council, reports the website of the human rights organization. During the event, UN representatives were presented with packages of documents on violations of the rights of Christians in Ukraine, Montenegro, North […]» Read more
Sacrilege offenders caused damage to the Cathedral of Apostle Paul and St. Astius in Fier in Albania.
June 4, 2019 – According to Romfea News, the offenders cause damage and stole money as well as devotional items from the Cathedral of Apostle Paul and St. Astius in Fier Albania. The incident in Fier was reported to the Albanian police, which is currently conducting an investigation. Sources: Romfea News – Sacrilege offenders caused damage to the Cathedral of […]» Read more