The Ukrainian Orthodox Church against homosexual propaganda

November 19, 2015. The deputy chairman of the Department for external Church relations of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church Archpriest Mykolay Danylevych said that the Ukrainian Orthodox Church does not support discriminations against homosexual people but she is against the homosexual propaganda, as the official website of the UOC MP reports. During the press conference after the meeting of the Ukrainian […]

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Act of Vandalism against an Orthodox Church in Ukraine

November 19, 2015. The Church of the Holy Trinity under the jurisdiction of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate (UOC MP) was robbed and desecrated as the official website of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate (UOC MP) reports. The Church is located in the city Rokitnoe in Rivne region in Western Ukraine. According to the […]

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Desecration of an Orthodox Church in Crimea

November 13, 2015. The church of the Icon of the Mother of God Sovereign in Simferopol (Crimea) is desecrated, as the website Interfax-religion reports. On 10th November, unidentified persons wrote on the wall of the church the inscription “Heil Hitler,’ SS lightning bolts and a swastika. The believers partially painted over the inscriptions in order to restore the damage of […]

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The Serbian Orthodox Church calls for dialogue to save Orthodox heritage in Kosovo

November 11, 2015. The Serbian Orthodox Church welcomes the decision of UNESCO, which rejected the proposal to receive Kosovo into its organization, as the official press release of the Serbian Church mentions. The Holy Synod of the Serbian Church says that: “The entire time Serbia and the Serbian Orthodox Church sought for the delaying of this debate in order to […]

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Instagram deletes account for revealing destroyed Orthodox churches in Kosovo

November 7, 2015. Hoping to foil Kosovo’s attempt to become a member of UNESCO, ethnically Serbian student activists in the self-proclaimed state created a page on Instagram called “No to Kosovo’s Membership in UNESCO.” There they posted photos of numerous Orthodox Christian places of worship and significance, including monasteries, churches and cemeteries, which were demolished in the years after ethnic […]

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