Category Archives: Reaction to discrimination and intolerance

Comminique of the Diocese of Raska-Prizren regarding a series of incidents

May 31, 2018. COMMUNIQUE OF THE DIOCESE OF RAŠKA-PRIZREN regarding a series of incidents in the recent days Serbian Orthodox Diocese of Raška-Prizren strongly condemns the latest series of incidents which indicate that there is a serious deterioration of the security situation in which Serbs with their Orthodox Church live in Kosovo and Metohija. Three days ago dozens of Kosovo […]

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Georgian parliament to consider bill on insulting religious sensibilities

April 26, 2018. The Georgian parliament will soon consider a bill that would introduce criminal penalties for insulting religious sensibilities. A representative of the Georgian Orthodox Church has stated that the patriarchate supports the bill. “I … am ready to join these discussions,” said parliamentary Chairperson Irakli Kobakhidze. “The committee will make a definite decision, after which this question will […]

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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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