Russian Foreign Ministry speaks of OSCE’s lack of action toward seizure of churches of the canonical Ukrainian Orthodox Church

December 29, 2015. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia is worried about the situation surrounding the Assumption church of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church in the village of Ptichya in the Rovno region and calls on the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) to assess appropriately the Kiev authorities’ attitude towards the seizure of churches belonging to the […]

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Metropolitan Onoufry urges to end the war of defamation of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church

December 29, 2015. On the annual assembly of Kiev Diocese, Metropolitan Onufry of Kiev and all Ukraine has spoken about the issue of defamation of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church as press service of the UOC MP reports. “Today all of us are witnesses to the open and planned informational war against the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, using unchecked and sometimes even […]

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Increase of robberies of Orthodox Churches in Odessa

December 28, 2015. Twenty failed attempts of robberies and burglaries of churches occurred during the last month in Odessa and its region (Ukraine). The Orthodox Metropolitan of Odessa region Agafangel announced it in a letter addressed to the clergy and faithful of his diocese, as the website of the diocese reports. According to the bishop, the thieves carried out of […]

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Seizure of a church in Ukraine

December 27, 2015. Priests of the so-called “Kiev Patriarchate” and a group of radicals of the “Right Sector” took by force the church of Saint Nicholas in the village Zhytomyr Kolodyanka (Ukraine), as the official website of Moscow Patriarchate reports. Archpriest Stefan Markiewicz, dean of Novograd Volyn district of Zhytomyr diocese of the Transfiguration, told about it to the Union […]

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Protest of the Holy Synod of the Serbian Orthodox Church about the abolition of religious course

December 25, 2015. The Holy Synod of the Church of Serbia expressed its protest for the sudden decision of the Minister of Education of Serbia Mr Srdjan Verbić to abolish the religious course from the elementary and secondary school, as the official website of the Serbian Orthodox Church reports. The Holy Synod reminds to the Minister of Education that he […]

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