Russian Synod issues statement in support of persecuted Serbian Church in Montenegro

July 10, 2019. Meeting at Valaam Monastery yesterday, the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church issued a statement concerning the present persecution and legal threat against the Serbian Orthodox Church on the territory of Montenegro, reports Patriarchia.ru. In May, the Montenegrin Cabinet approved a draft law according to which, “All religious buildings that were property of the State of Montenegro before […]

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The third issue of the UOC DECR Information Bulletin regarding violations of believers’ rights is available for download

June 18, 2019 – The Department for External Church Relations of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church (UOC DECR) continues to publish its Information Bulletin on Rights Violations of UOC parishioners and clergy, according to the announcement on the official website. The third issue of the Information Bulletin covers the period from May 29 to June 10, 2019. One can view and […]

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OSCE Mission Observers visit Zaporizhzhya Diocese of the Ukraininan Orhtodox Church (Moscow Patriarchate) and express concerns about the provocative publications in mass media

June 18, 2019 – a meeting with representatives of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine took place on the premises of the Zaporizhzhya Diocese’s Administration of the Ukraninan Orhtodox Church (Moscow Patriarchate). The Secretary of the UOC Zaporizhzhya Diocese, Archpriest Gennadiy Yelin, posted details of the meeting on his Facebook page, reports the UOC Department of Information and Education. […]

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