Category Archives: Reaction to defamation

Ukrainian media to defame UOC – reaction of the Head of the UOC (Moscow Patriarchate’s) Legal Department

May 23, 2017 – The prayer service under the walls of the Verkhovna Rada caused a flood of fakes, as reports UOJ. The Ukrayinska Pravda published one of them, reports Archpriest Alexander Bakhov, the Head of the Legal Department of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church (Moscow Patriarchate) (UOC-MP). “After the prayer service under the Verkhovna Rada, various “sensations” or fakes appeared […]

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The Mukachevsky diocese rebutes the disinformation campaign about a fight of priests with veterans of the Donbass War

March 31, 2017 – The Mukachevsky diocese commented on the fictional “fight” between a priest of the canonical Ukrainian Orthodox Church (UOC) and veterans of the Donbass War. Certain sources of mass information have spread disinformational articles about a supposed fight that took place between members of the Uzhgorod city council and priesthood from the Ukrainian Orthodox Church (Moscow Patriarchate). […]

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Bishop of the Volyn diocese of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church responds to a defamation attempt of a Ukrainian MP

March 13, 2017 – Sergey Sivak, member of the Volyn oblast council, lied about the fact that the bishop of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate (UOC-MP) supposedly called the Ukrainian flag a “rag”. This was supposedly said during the ceremony to commemorate victims of the Lutsk jail massacre. The defamation was countered by Metropolitan Nathaniel during the […]

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Priests became a suitable target in the information war, according to Metropolitan Luke (Kovalenko)

February 21, 2017 – The Church lives for people and their salvation, while the priests’ duty is to tell about the truth of our faith through love. It was said by Metropolitan Luke of Zaporozhye and Melitopol on 17 February in the greeting speech to the participants of the seminar, dedicated to today’s challenges and search for new forms of […]

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