Category Archives: worship disruption

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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The head of local authorities disrupted two festive Orthodox religious rites in a defiant and insulting manner.

January 19, 2019 – In a village Brailov near Vinnitsa, the village council head disrupted two Ukrainian Orthodox Church’s (Moscow Patriarchate) traditional water consecration worships on the feast of Baptism, that annually takes place at the local river. This was reported by the official website of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church (Moscow Patriarchate) Vinnitsa Diocese and translated by the Union of […]

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Representatives of the newly formed religious organization attempted to disrupt the Orthodox worship in the village of Krymno.

January 18, 2019 – The festive vespers on the eve of the Epiphany in the Ukraine Orthodox Church (Moscow Patriarchate) in the village of Krymno were attempted to be disrupted by the Orthodox Church of Ukraine activists. This was reported by the UOJ correspondent. According to the rector of the church, priest Sergei Golodiuk, in the middle of the service, […]

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