Category Archives: Reaction to discrimination and intolerance

UOC urges Ministry of Culture to deal with facts of intolerance

April 7, 2018. On April 3, RISU published information on the plans of the Expert Council of the Department for Religions and Nationalities of the Ministry of Culture of Ukraine to hold a retreat in Zaporozhye. Zaporozhye eparchy demands that a representative of the Ministry comment on his statement about the eparchy being “most problematic” in Ukraine. It is said […]

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UOC: Deputies of Rovno regional council provoke religious intolerance

March 16, 2018. The head of the Legal Department of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, Protopriest Alexander Bakhov, commented on the initiative of the political party VO “Svoboda” in the regional council, reports the Information and Education Department of the UOC. “Deputies of the regional council are trying to create an additional source of tension on religious grounds in the western […]

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Documents on violations of believers’ rights in Ukraine transferred to EU

March 6, 2018. An event “Religion and State – Multi-Dimensional Relations” was held by the UNO, within the framework of which the believers’ rights were discussed, in particular. On March 5 during the work of the regular session of the UN Human Rights Council NGO Public Advocacy Oleg Denisov spoke with the delegates about possible ways of overcoming the crisis-hit […]

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Bishops of Local Orthodox Churches express support to Lviv diocese of Ukrainian Orthodox Church over arson attack on Church of St. Vladimir in Lviv

February 6, 2018. Following an arson attack on the Church of St. Vladimir in Lviv, which occurred on February 3, 2018, Archbishop Philaret of Lviv and Galich keeps receiving letters from hierarchs of the Local Orthodox Churches. On February 3, a letter from Bishop Joanikije of Budimlje and Nikšić (Serbian Orthodox Church) came, in which he condemned the actions of […]

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