The Right Sector and police help members of Kiev Patriarchate to seize an Orthodox church in Ukraine

September 22, 2015. The incident happened on the eve when believers of the canonical Church celebrated the Nativity of the Mother of God near St. George Church in the village of Katerinovka in the Ternopol Region. The Liturgy was celebrated in the open air as followers of the self-proclaimed “Kiev Patriarchate” had barricaded the church earlier, as reports UOC press […]

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Village in Dnepropetrovsk Region defends its canonical Orthodox jurisdiction

September 15, 2015. A meeting was organised by a local farmer in the village of Chumaki, Dnepropetrovsk Region (Ukraine) as reports pravoslavie.ru. He tried to cause a division in the community by preventing people going to the canonical Church under Moscow Patriarchate according to the testimony of Aleksandr Ponomarenko, the head of the Zheltovodsk Deanery. The Orthodox Christians of the […]

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The Serbian Orthodox Church about the safety of Christian cultural heritage in the “State of Kosovo”

September 14, 2015. The Serbian Orthodox Church addressed a letter to Mrs. Irina Bokova, Director-General of UNESCO, as the official website of the Serbian Orthodox Church reports. The Holy Synod of Bishops expresses its profound concern about the eventual acceptance of recent self-proclaimed Government of Kosovo as a member of UNESCO. Since the end of the civil war in Kosovo […]

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Orthodox priest beaten in Albania

September 10, 2015. Fr Christos Pappas, a 77 year-old Orthodox priest in South Albania in the parish of Saint Haralambos (Sarande district) was the victim of an assault and battery. Two men impersonating police officers wearing balaclavas intercepted the priest as he was about to enter his residence. They didn’t steal anything from the house and they left the residence […]

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A new public protest of the Orthodox Church of Albania

September 10, 2015. The Orthodox Church of Albania published a press release in order to reject and protest harshly about the assertions of the official Government Institutions. The Church declared that it did not complain about the events concerning the demolition of the Church of St. Athanasius in Dhermi. The truth is that the Church has already issued three public […]

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