May 25, 2015. Unknown individuals have set fire to a hospital church built in honor of holy martyr Panteleimon in the city of Kovel, Volyn Region of Ukraine. The incident occurred in the early hours of May 24. Fire was set to the building on two sides. The firefighters, who were called by an eyewitness, managed to extinguish the fire, […]» Read more
OSCE Conference: “Enhancing efforts to prevent and combat intolerance and discrimination against Christians, focusing on hate crimes, exclusion, marginalisation and denial of rights”.
May 18, 2015. The OSCE Serbian Chairmanship and the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) organised in Vienna a Conference discussing the ways that can be used in order to count the intolerance and discrimination against Christians. The Ambassador Vuk Žugić, Chair of the OSCE Permanent Council and Serbia’s Permanent Representative to the Organization, underlined that Serbia […]» Read more
Church insists on adopting the law excluding abortions from the system of compulsory medical insurance
May 19, 2015. The deputies of the State Duma introduced the draft law to eliminate state support of abortions as reports interfax. Members of all State Duma factions have supported a bill allowing only state-run healthcare institutions to perform abortions and cancelling mandatory health insurance coverage for abortions. The press service of head of the State Duma committee for family, […]» Read more
May 17, 2015. As was announced at a press conference at the Georgian Patriarchate’s office, it was decided to hold a prayer rally on May 16-17 in connection with arrival of the wonder-working Atskursk Icon of the Mother of God to the Georgia’s capital, reports Pravoslavie.ru.» Read more
Demonstration of the Orthodox Church of Moldova to support the institution of the traditional family
May 14, 2015. The Orthodox Church of Moldova invites their faithful to participate in the demonstration of the 23rd of May. It will take place at 10 a.m. in front of the Chuflinskim Fedor Tironovskim monastery in Chisinau with the participation of the bishops as the website of the Metropolia reports.» Read more