Moscow Patriarchate condemns the seizure of an Orthodox church in Ukraine

October 16, 2015. In Konstantinovka (Ukraine), the representatives of the non-canonical Patriarchate of Kiev seized a church of the Purification of the Virgin Mary that is currently under construction, as Interfax – religion reports. The parish is located in the country’s east where an absolute majority of believers are adherents of the canonical Ukrainian Orthodox Church (Moscow Patriarchate). The head […]

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An Orthodox church was stoned in Kosovo

October 15, 2015. In Orahovac (Kosovo), unknown persons started to throw stones in the courtyard of the church of the Dormition of the Holy Mother of God, as the official website of the Serbian Orthodox Patriarchate reports. The incident took place after the Liturgy, which had been celebrated in this church on the church feast-day of the Protection of the […]

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Murder of an Orthodox sacristan in Ukraine

October 7, 2015. The sacristan of the church of the Three Hierarchs in Lugansk region (Ukraine) Leonid Zheleznyakov was murdered from a Ukrainian military, as the information service of UOC Moscow Partiarcate reports. The autopsy proved that the body was shot in several parts: head, jaw, neck, hip and arm. There were found signs of struggle and theft. The murderer […]

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Defamation of the Orthodox Church in Ukraine

October 7, 2015. Metropolitan of Borispol and Brovary Antoniy of Ukrainian Orthodox Church (Moscow Patriarchate) commented the attack of Ukrainian media against the canonical Church, as reports pravlife.org. Metropolitan Antoniy invited the faithful to concentrate on liturgical life as a way of reaction against the defamation of the Church. He said that the lies will be soon uncovered after the […]

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