March 26, 2019 – The Chernivtsi-Bukovina Diocese Ukrainian Orthodox Church (Moscow Patriarchate) published a summary of issues discussed during the meeting with the OSCE representatives on its Facebook page: “within the framework of the meeting of the secretary of the Diocese, Archimandrite Nikita, with the representatives of the OSCE Monitoring Mission to Ukraine, the following issues were considered: – the […]» Read more
Category Archives: Infringement of Orthodox Christians’ right to freedom of assembly including acts of vandalism and desecration against Orthodox worship and sacred places
US Department of State published 2018 Country Report on Human Rights Practices for Bosnia and Herzegovina
March 21, 2019 – US Department of State, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor, published its Country Report on Human Rights Practices for 2018 in regards to Bosnia and Herzegovina (“the Report”). In particular the Report highlights the problems concerning property restitution and discrimination in Bosnia and Herzegovina (“BIH”) in regards to the religious minorities, including the Serbian Christian Orthodox minority. As […]» Read more
The activists of the OCU applied physical force against the faithful; the local media used this provocation to write a case against the canonical Ukrainian Orthodox Church
March 17, 2019 – Archbishop of Vinnitsa Varasnophy (the canonical Ukrainian Orthodox Church) reports in his facebook page: “All Vinnitsa media write about the fact that the door (of the church- ed.) was broken down and a glass was smashed in Luka Meleshkovskoy. But it all started with the fact that they (supporters of the OCU – ed.) locked father […]» Read more
Public prayers were disrupted by the aggressive mob that broke into a church after the liturgy in Kiev Region.
March 17, 2019 – After the liturgy at the Dormition of the Mother of God Church in the village of Pogreby, the mob of villagers that are not parishioners entered the church and aggressively disrupted public prayers, screaming demands to vacate the church, reports Boryspil Diocese of the canonical Ukrainian Orthodox Church. Arriving at the scene, the police took everyone […]» Read more
Interview with victims of the recent seizure of a Holy Protection Church and with Brian S. Brown, a president of the World Congress of Families, who visited the place of the incident.
March 14, 2019 – The Press Service of the Vicar of the Holy Dormition Kiev-Pechersk Lavra, Metropolitan Pavel (Lebed) of Vyshgorod and Chernobyl, interviewed the victims of the recent seizure of the Holy Protection of the Mother of God Church in the village of Kurozvany (Rivno region). Also, Brian S. Brown , who visited the village, gave his comments about […]» Read more