A cleric from the Church of Cyprus visits Orthodox communities in Western Ukraine who had their churches forcibly seized

From 6 to 9 June, 2019 Archimandrite Nektarios (Bakopoulos), Secretary of the Tamassos Eparchy of the Orthodox Church of Cyprus, and accompanied by the Archpriest Mykolay Danylevych, Deputy Chairman of the Department for External Church Relations of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church (UOC DECR), visited the parishes from the three Western Ukrainian Eparchies that had suffered  as a result of illegal […]

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The Department for External Church Relations of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church continues to publish its Information Bulletin on Rights Violations of UOC parishioners and clergy.

June 6, 2019 – In connection with the growing incidence of offenses committed against the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, and in order to properly inform and bring to attention these cases to the clergy and faithful of other Local Orthodox Churches, state authorities, mass media, human rights and expert organisations, the Department for External Church Relations of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church […]

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Four churches of the canonical Church have been attacked in Rovno region in Ukraine

May 12, 2019 – In the last two days, worship buildings of the canonical Ukrainian Orthodox Church have been attacked in four villages of the region by the supporters of the newly formed and State backed religious organization, according to Informational and Educational website Orthodox Life (“Pravolsavnaya Zhizn”) that functions with the blessing of the head of Ukrainian Orthodox Church, […]

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Sacrilege offenders caused damage to the Cathedral of Apostle Paul and St. Astius in Fier in Albania.

June 4, 2019 – According to Romfea News,  the offenders cause damage and stole money as well as devotional items from the Cathedral of Apostle Paul and St. Astius in Fier Albania. The incident in Fier was reported to the Albanian police, which is currently conducting an investigation. Sources: Romfea News – Sacrilege offenders caused damage to the Cathedral of […]

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