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
Category Archives: symbolic attack
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
May 7, 2019 – the Saint Parascheva Church in village Gojbulja (Vučitrn Municipality, Kosovo) was burgled. Namely, some time around 4 p.m. the faithful noticed that the door of the church was burgled, and that the donations in the amount of around 20 Euros, left after the liturgy served a day before, were stolen. The police was informed and responded […]» Read more
The church life of the faithful in Dubrovsko has been disturbed by the dispute over the ownership of their church in Media.
March 7, 2019 – A group of people, who present themselves as inhabitants of a village Dubrovsko in Šavnik Municipality, have publicly disputed the ownership of the St. George’s Church, situated in the above-mentioned village and has been a property of the Serbian Orthodox Church’s Diocese of Budimlja and Nikšić (“the Diocese”) for centuries; this incident disturbed the church life […]» Read more