Vandalism of an Orthodox Cathedral

December 11, 2015. In Rethymnon (Crete/Greece), unknown persons vandalized the cathedral of the diocese of Rethymnon, as the website rethemnosnews.gr reports. During the night they wrote inscriptions by using black spray all around the outside walls of the Church. The inscriptions were blasphemous against Mother of God. Bishop of Rethymnon Evgenios said for the incident: “we understand absolutely the reasons […]

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Attempt of seizure of an Orthodox Church at the northeast of Ukraine

December 11, 2015. Representatives of the self-proclaimed Kiev Patriarchate tried to seize the building of the church of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church in the village of Vyazovo (Sumy region), as information service of the UOC MP reports. For this purpose, the activists used their traditional techniques of collecting signatures among the believers. However, the dissenters failed as the people decided […]

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Orthodox sculptures demolished in Russia

December 10, 2015. In the Central park of Vladimir region (Russia), Orthodox sculptures were demolished, as the website Interfax-religion reports. According to the national tele and radio company “Russia Vladimir“, ten Orthodox sculptures made of white stone have been destroyed with a bulldozer, under the excuse that they were dirty. Broken into pieces, the sculptures then have thrown to the […]

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The Union of Orthodox Citizens criticized the draft about children’s park in Moscow

December 9, 2015. The Union of Orthodox citizens criticized the draft project about children’s park the “Island of Dreams” in Nagatinsky district of Moscow, as the website Interfax reports. The head of the Union Mr. Valentin Lebedev said: “Our joy immediately faded when it became clear that the project envisages the construction of “horror palaces of Dracula “- the dark […]

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