Category Archives: buildings of worship

OCU adherents seize the temple of the canonical Church in Riasniki

November 23, 2019. Members of the OCU broke into the Holy Protection temple of the UOC in the village of Riasniki, Rovno region. On November 23, at 5:00 a.m., supporters of the OCU broke open the door to the Holy Protection temple in the village of Riasniki, Goshcha district, Rovno region, and entered the church where, according to eyewitnesses, they were doing […]

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Rector of UOC church of Rososhka in Transcarpathia threatened with murder

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 […]

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Inter-Parliamentary Assembly on Orthodoxy calls attacks on UOC terrorism

November 14, 2019. The actions of radicals in Ukraine in relation to the canonical Church are manifestations of terrorism, but their attacks remain unpunished, the IAO Secretariat noted. During a session of the International Secretariat, chairmen and rapporteurs of commissions of the Interparliamentary Assembly on Orthodoxy in Athens, its president Sergei Gavrilov stated that the attacks of the radicals on the […]

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Threats to blow up St. George’s Cathedral of UOC reported in Lvov

November 1, 2019. The police of the Lviv region received an e-mail that the building of the regional clinical hospital and St. George’s Cathedral of the UOC (Korolenko St.) in Lviv were mined, reports the website of the Main Directorate of the National Police in the Lvov region. Investigation and operational groups, bomb experts, dog handlers, patrol policemen and specialists from other […]

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Bulgarian church robbed, desecrated for the third time in recent years

October 4, 2019. A church in the Bulgarian city of Vratsa, 60 miles northeast of Sofia, was desecrated and robbed Monday night. This is the third such attack against the Church of St. Nicholas in recent years, reports btnovinite.bg. Police believe the thief was hiding inside the church until the staff left. In the morning, an employee found that $85 (150 leva) […]

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