Category Archives: worship disruption

For three years in a row provocateurs have disrupted worship at the site of the destroyed temple in the center of Sumy.

On October 14, 2019, on the feast of the Intercession of the Most Holy Theotokos, several dozen people under the flags of the “Right Sector” staged a “provocative Sabbath” just a few meters from the worship venue, attended by two thousand believers of the UOC. It is reported by Pravoslavie.Sumy. “This ‘event on the occasion of the Day of Defender of Ukraine’, which […]

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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 […]

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Sunday Divine Liturgy was prevented and the church hijacked in the presence of Local Authorities and the police.

March 10, 2019 – Supporters of the OCU prevented Divine Liturgy and seized the St. Archangel Michael Church in the village of Berezhnitsa, Chernovtsy region, in presence of the police and the head of a village, reports the press service of the Chernovtsy-Bukovina Diocese of the canonical Ukrainian Orthodox Church (UOC) on its Facebook page; translated by Union of Orthodox […]

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The supporters of the OCU did not permit the clergy of the canonical Ukrainian Orthodox Church to celebrate the All-Night Vigil in the village of Bohoniki.

March 9, 2019 – According to the official website of the Vinnitsa Diocese of the canonical Ukrainian Orthodox Church, the group of supporters of the OCU have blocked the passage to the St John the Theologian’s Church in the village of Bohoniki, Vinnitsa district,  and did not allow the canonical Ukranian Orthodox Church’s clergy led by Archbishop Varsonophiy to enter […]

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The Police applied physical force against believers of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church (Moscow Patriarchate) siding the provocateurs from the OCU.

February 3, 2019 – Supporters of the OCU have initiated a conflict in front of Holy Transfiguration Church in the village of Gnezdychno (Ternopil region) disrupting the Sunday worship, reports the Information and Education Department of Ukranian Orthodox Chruch (Moscow Patriarchate). The police have applied physical force against the believers of the canonical Ukranian Orthodox Church siding the provocateurs. In […]

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