April 14, 2020. Boris Filatov addressed the clergy regarding the upcoming Easter holidays in quarantine. Dnipro Mayor Boris Filatov warned the clergy of the Dnipropetrovsk Eparchy of the UOC that if they want to “risk the health of people” at Easter, then the city authorities will ensure that they receive “a full range of measures” – including water and electricity […]» Read more
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On the third week of Great Lent (Sunday of the Veneration of the Holy Cross) the Divine Liturgy was served in all churches of the Serbian Orthodox Church, in compliance with all instructions being required for protection from the COVID-19 virus (no more than five people inside the church, the faithful standing in front and on the side of the […]» Read more
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 […]» 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
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 […]» Read more