Category Archives: buildings of worship

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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UN Human Rights Council discusses violation of the rights of UOC believers

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 […]

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The UOC community of the Volyn village of Bobly presented to the OSCE officials evidence of violations of their rights to freedom of religion by OCU activists

On September 24, 2019, representatives of the OSCE Mission met with believers of the Holy Protection Church (UOC) in the village of Bobly of the Turiisk district, Volyn region, the deputy of the Turiisk District Council Vladimir Krasulia reports on Facebook. “Testimonies of victims and witnesses of crimes, written and video materials were provided. The OSCE officials recorded everything. The […]

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