Statement of Interreligious Council in Russia on attack against believers in Kizlyar

February 19, 2018. The Interreligious Council in Russia has issued a statement on the attack made on February 18, 2018, against believers who were coming out of the St. George church (ROC) in Kizlyar. As a result of the shooting opened by a criminal five women were killed and several people were wounded. We, heads and representatives of the traditional […]

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Reaction of the ROC on the assault on the church of St George in Dagestan

February 19, 2018. Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia has voiced his condolences to the families of the victims of the shooting incident in Dagestan’s Kizlyar on Sunday. “His Holiness Patriarch Kirill has been deeply shocked by today’s bloody events near a church in Kizlyar. He has offered his most sincere condolences to the relatives and loved ones of […]

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Five parishioners killed returning from the office in Orthodox church of St George in Dagestan

February 18,2018. At about 4:30 pm on February 18, an unidentified man has opened shooting from a hunting rifle on townspeople in Dagestan Kizlyar. According to TASS, at this time parishioners left the service from the orthodox church of St. George. This information confirmed Mayor of Kizlyar Alexander Shuvalov. Rector of the Church Father Pavel told RBC that people began to leave the church after the end of […]

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Bishops of Local Orthodox Churches express support to Lviv diocese of Ukrainian Orthodox Church over arson attack on Church of St. Vladimir in Lviv

February 6, 2018. Following an arson attack on the Church of St. Vladimir in Lviv, which occurred on February 3, 2018, Archbishop Philaret of Lviv and Galich keeps receiving letters from hierarchs of the Local Orthodox Churches. On February 3, a letter from Bishop Joanikije of Budimlje and Nikšić (Serbian Orthodox Church) came, in which he condemned the actions of […]

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Ukrainian Security Service opens case against priest for posting St. George Ribbon on Facebook

February 8, 2018. The Security Service of Ukraine initiated an administrative case against cleric of the Vinnitsa Diocese of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church (Moscow Patriarchate), Doctor of Theology Hieromonk Ioann (Kurmoyarov), who posted a card in Facebook depicting St. George ribbon on May 9, 2017. Fr. John explained that he had posted an image of the card on his Facebook […]

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