Category Archives: buildings of worship

Metropolitan Onuphry of Kiev: We must protect our temples and interests by legal means

23 July 2019. Believers deprived of churches as a result of church raiding should not be embittered but endure everything with gratitude to God. Believers of the UOC should protect their temples and their interests by legal means, without violence and malice, stressed the Primate of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, His Beatitude Metropolitan Onuphry of Kiev and All Ukraine in […]

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A cleric from the Church of Cyprus visits Orthodox communities in Western Ukraine who had their churches forcibly seized

From 6 to 9 June, 2019 Archimandrite Nektarios (Bakopoulos), Secretary of the Tamassos Eparchy of the Orthodox Church of Cyprus, and accompanied by the Archpriest Mykolay Danylevych, Deputy Chairman of the Department for External Church Relations of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church (UOC DECR), visited the parishes from the three Western Ukrainian Eparchies that had suffered  as a result of illegal […]

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Four churches of the canonical Church have been attacked in Rovno region in Ukraine

May 12, 2019 – In the last two days, worship buildings of the canonical Ukrainian Orthodox Church have been attacked in four villages of the region by the supporters of the newly formed and State backed religious organization, according to Informational and Educational website Orthodox Life (“Pravolsavnaya Zhizn”) that functions with the blessing of the head of Ukrainian Orthodox Church, […]

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