Piraeus Metropolis administrative building attacked, icon of Christ damaged

November 27, 2019. The administrative building of the Metropolis of Piraeus of the Greek Orthodox Church of Greece was attacked, reports Romfea. The ruling hierarch, Metropolitan Seraphim of Piraeus, is known as a traditional and outspoken hierarch. Most recently he has taken a strong stand against the recognition of the Ukrainian schismatics, calling, instead, together with Metropolitan Seraphim of Kythira, […]

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OCU adherents seize the temple of the canonical Church in Riasniki

November 23, 2019. Members of the OCU broke into the Holy Protection temple of the UOC in the village of Riasniki, Rovno region. On November 23, at 5:00 a.m., supporters of the OCU broke open the door to the Holy Protection temple in the village of Riasniki, Goshcha district, Rovno region, and entered the church where, according to eyewitnesses, they were doing […]

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Rector of UOC church of Rososhka in Transcarpathia threatened with murder

November 16, 2019. A local resident who had previously served a sentence for robbery told the clergyman that he “received an order to kill the Moscow priest”. On November 16, 2019, the editorial office of the LiveJournal received a message stating that Father John Deket, rector of the St. Elijah Church of the UOC in the village of Rososhka, Rakhov […]

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Inter-Parliamentary Assembly on Orthodoxy calls attacks on UOC terrorism

November 14, 2019. The actions of radicals in Ukraine in relation to the canonical Church are manifestations of terrorism, but their attacks remain unpunished, the IAO Secretariat noted. During a session of the International Secretariat, chairmen and rapporteurs of commissions of the Interparliamentary Assembly on Orthodoxy in Athens, its president Sergei Gavrilov stated that the attacks of the radicals on the […]

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