Romanian Orthodox priests gather signatures for constitution amendments in order to secure the traditional family values

January 6, 2015. The Romanian Orthodox Church wants the Constitutional amendment so as to prevent the same-sex marriages, as the website oradestiri.ro reports. The initiative was launched by the Metropolitan of Banat Ioan Selejan, at the end of the Christmas Liturgy in Timisoara. People who attended the Liturgy of Theophany at the Metropolitan cathedral in Timisoara on 6th January signed […]

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Kiev Patriarchate tries to legitimize the seizure of an Orthodox church

January 6, 2016. Representatives of the so-called Kiev Patriarchate try to legitimize the capture of a church in the village Kolodyanka Zhytomyr region (Ukraine), as the website prochurch.ua reports. Representatives of the canonical Ukrainian Orthodox Church and the so-called Kiev Patriarchate supporters met with the head of Novograd Volyn regional Administration, to discuss the situation. The non-canonical believers insist on […]

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Arson of an Orthodox Church in Ukraine

January 5, 2016. Unidentified people attempted to set on fire the church of St. Petro Mohyla of the Second Shevchenko Deanery of Kiev (Ukraine) as the information department of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church (Moscow Patriarchate) reports. The residents of neighbouring apartment houses interfered immediately and the fire was put out before the arrival of the fire-fighters. According to the church […]

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Believers were prevented from exercising their right on praying

January 3, 2016. In Ternopil (Ukraine) representatives of the so-called Kiev Patriarchate blocked once again the entrance of the temple of the Holy Righteous Anna and believers of the canonical Ukrainian Orthodox Church (OUC) were not allowed to worship, as the website prochurch.ua reports. In the morning before the service, the supporters of Kiev Patriarchate occupied the territory at the […]

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