Churches belonging to Moscow Patriarchate in Ukraine attacked 13 times over past year

January 19, 2017. Churches of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church (UOC) of the Moscow Patriarchate have been attacked 13 times over the past year, UOC Information and Education Department head Bishop Kliment of Irpin said, as reports Interfax. “Only the UOC has been attacked, and the [Ukrainian] Interior Ministry hasn’t solved a single crime in this time. Even following a blatant […]

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Six unknown tried to rob and burn the UOC shrine in Kiev

January 18, 2017. On 18 January nearly 5 a.m. the unknown made an attempt to break into Kiev-based church of Bogolubskaya icon of the Holy Virgin. There were likely six offenders. The church is located in Lukyanovka, on the territory of Kiev city clinical infectious diseases hospital for children, as reports UOJ. “Our duty man heard somebody knocking on the church […]

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Kiev’s Peter Mogila Orthodox church was attacked by unidentified men

January 16, 2017. Moscow calls for a thorough and unbiased investigation of the attack on a Ukrainian Orthodox church of the Moscow Patriarchate in Kiev and punishment of those responsible, Russian foreign ministry’s envoy for human rights, democracy and the supremacy of law, Konstantin Dolgov, as reports TASS agency. Kiev’s Peter Mogila church was attacked by unidentified men in the […]

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Attempt of seizure of Orthodox chapel in Ukraine

January 5, 2016. In village of Nikiforovtsy of the Nemirov district, Vinnitsa region (Ukraine) St. Basil the Great’s chapel was attended by representatives of the Kiev Patriarchate who got off the locks. The intruders did not show any documents proving their ownership of the temple, as reports Union of the Orthodox Journalists. The incident was preceded by a meeting, which, […]

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