Criminal prosecution for offence of religious feelings

December 16, 2015. The Investigative Committee of Kirov region (Russia) started a criminal prosecution against two inhabitants, as the website of the Investigation Department of Kirov region reports. The prosecution is based on the Criminal Code (public actions, expressing obvious disrespect for society in order to insult religious feelings of believers). According to the investigators, at the evening of September […]

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Sacrilege action against an Orthodox Church

December 15, 2015. Eight icons were stolen from the Church of Saint Dimitrios in Pogoni region (Greece), as the website romfea reports. The unknown perpetrators violated the doors of the church. The Church of Saint Dimitrios is a historical monument that was built before 1814. It was an important place of prayer for Greeks during the years of Revolution against […]

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Persecution of an Orthodox priest in Ukraine

December 15th, 2015. In the village Ptichnoye of Rivne region (Ukraine) the supporters of the Kiev Patriarchate continue to exert pressure on the superior of the local Church of the Dormition of the priest Nicholas Sisonyukn as reports Union or the Orthodox Journalists. In an interwiew the priest said that, the persecutors damaged many times his car by using nails […]

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Seizure of an Orthodox Church in Ukraine

December 15, 2015. Representatives of the self-proclaimed Kiev Patriarchate tried to seize the Orthodox Church of St. Anna in the village of Kuta in Ternopil region (Ukraine), as reports information service of the UOC MP. They gathered in front of the church door, demanding to give them the right to alternate services to the community of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church. […]

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The Ukrainian Orthodox Church found fraud in the collection of signatures for the transfer of the Kiev Caves Lavra

December 14, 2015. The press service of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church (Moscow Patriarchate), claims that there is fraud in the collection of signatures for the transfer of Kiev Caves Lavra, as the website Interfax-religion reports. Many users of the Internet, which in the e-mail came dispatch to confirm the signing of the said petition, explained that when the user opens […]

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