Ukrainian Orthodox Bishop objected to the propaganda against traditional family

August 14, 2015. Archbishop Luka of Zaporizhia and Melitopol of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church (Moscow Patriarchate) addressed to the Mayor of Zaporizhia because of an outdoor advertising in municipal property. This advertising was about to show how men “win hatred with love”. The Archbishop expressed the opposition of the faithful Orthodox residents of Zaporizhia and asked from the Mayor to […]

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Ukrainian Orthodox Church confirms 3 clerics arrested in Donbass

August 12, 2015 President of Mercy Without Borders fund, archpriest Zakharia Kerstyuk has confirmed information on detention in Donbass of clerics of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church reporting to Moscow Patriarchate. He posted the confirmation in Facebook. “Ukrainian military used brute force and arrested the nun Varvara (secular name Tatiana Shirolapova), archimandrite Nikon (Alexander Dublyazhenko) and priest Ledonid Mironenko,” father Zakharia […]

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Desecration of St Columba’s grave on Iona

August 7, 2015. Unknown perpetrators desecrated Saint Columba’s grave in Iona (Scotland) as the website of the Express reports. This small island in the Inner Hebrides off the Ross of Mull on the western coast of Scotland was a monastic centre in the past and it is the place where Saint Columba is buried after bringing Christianity in Scotland (597 […]

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