Human rights defender from Ukraine calls to stop injustice and violence against Orthodox believers

December 21, 2015 Oleg Denisov, Human rights activist, legal Adviser of the Kyiv Metropolis of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church (Moscow Patriarchate), made the open statement addressed to the Council of Europe, Council of Europe High Commissioner for Human Rights, OSCE High Commissioner on National Minorities, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, UN Special Rapporteur of the Human Right Commission on […]

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The letter of the metropolitan of Rivne and Ostrozhsk Bartholomew to the Ukrainian President to stop the violence against Orthodox believers

December 20, 2015 the metropolitan of Rivne and Ostrozhsk Bartholomew (Ukrainian Orthodox Church, Moscow Patriarchate) sent the letter to the President of Ukraine Piotr Porashenko to stop the violence against Orthodox believers in the village of Ptycha (Dubno district, Rivne region). Here you can find the full text in English. “Dear Mr. President! In Rivne region, on St. Nicholas, terrible […]

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Greek hierarchs about the new law of civil partnership for same-sex persons

December 20, 2015. The adoption of the new law about civil partnership for same-sex persons provoked the reaction of the Greek Hierarchs, as the website pravoslavie.ru reports. Metropolitan of Piraeus Seraphim talked about the state persecutions against Christian faith: “The politicians shamelessly refer to the European consensus concerning legalization of sodomy, but they conceal the fact that post-Christian Europe has […]

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Albanians protested claiming the ownership of a Serbian monastery

December 17, 2015. Hundreds of Albanians have protested against a court ruling to suspend the decision on the confiscation of land of the Visoki Decani monastery, as the website inserbia reports. The half-hour protest went without incidents on Thursday afternoon, and saw participants chant “UCK” (“Kosovo Liberation Army”; KLA), “Constitutional Court violates the Constitution,” “Hands off from the land,” “No […]

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