Radicals disrupt consecration of Orthodox memorial cross

December 16, 2017. On December 16, in Malin, Zhytomyr region, provocateurs disrupted the service of the UOC and the consecration of a renewed memorial cross, writes “Zhitomir Info”. Hardly had Metropolitan Vissarion of Ovruch and Korosten started consecrating the cross, when activists in camouflage and balaclavas arrived in several cars. Provocateurs immediately began to call the faithful separatists, shouting that […]

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Ministry of Culture asserts its innocence in delaying the registration of UOC statutes

December 14, 2017. Representatives of the Ministry of Culture of Ukraine Andrei Yurash and Dmitry Yatsishin refused to recognize as illegal the actions taken against the statutes of the UOC under registration and consider the claim of the Church to be groundless. They stated this on December 13, during the next court session, reports a UOJ correspondent from the courtroom. […]

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Metropolitan Nicholas of Fthiotida: “The governement is deliberately reducing the number of parish priests”

December 13, 2017. A hierarch of the Greek Church, His Eminence Metropolitan Nicholas of Fthiotida, has commented on state policies resulting in the sharp decline in the number of parish clergy in Greece, which he argues is deliberate, reports AgionOros. “When the crisis began, the authorities established that in place of ten retiring state employees (including priests), only one new […]

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Believers of Stary Gvozdets urge the President to stop discrimination of the UOC

December 11, 2017. The believers from Stary Gvozdets village and the UOC clergy addressed the President with a protest against the discrimination of the UOC, arbitrariness of the authorities and against anti-church bills. It is reported by the First Cossack. “Mr. President, you used to go to our churches, visit our monasteries. For the sake of peace and order in […]

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Believers of Stary Gvozdets urge the President to stop discrimination of the UOC

December 11, 2017. The believers from Stary Gvozdets village and the UOC clergy addressed the President with a protest against the discrimination of the UOC, arbitrariness of the authorities and against anti-church bills. It is reported by the First Cossack. “Mr. President, you used to go to our churches, visit our monasteries. For the sake of peace and order in […]

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