Category Archives: buildings of worship

In Galuzintsy, radicals beat priest and police while storming UOC temple

11 August 2019. In Galuzintsy, several people, including a priest and police officers, were injured by the right-wing radicals, attempting to seize the church of the UOC. On August 11, 2019, in the village of Galuzintsy of the Derazhnia district, Khmelnitsky region, a group of radicals attacked an Orthodox priest and representatives of the local police while trying to seize […]

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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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