May 7, 2019 – the Saint Parascheva Church in village Gojbulja (Vučitrn Municipality, Kosovo) was burgled. Namely, some time around 4 p.m. the faithful noticed that the door of the church was burgled, and that the donations in the amount of around 20 Euros, left after the liturgy served a day before, were stolen. The police was informed and responded […]» Read more
The Constitutional Court has opened legal proceedings over a complaint about the discriminatory law against the Ukrainian Orthodox Church.
April 20, 2019 – The Information and Education Department of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church (Moscow Patriarchate), referencing the website of the Constitutional Court Of Ukraine, reports that the Court has opened legal proceedings over a case of constitutional conformity of the Law of Ukraine “On amendments to the Law of Ukraine “On Freedom of Conscience and Religious Organizations” regarding the […]» Read more
April 4, 2019 – the Holy Synod under the chairmanship of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia discussed the situation in Ukraine (Minutes 21), reports patriarchia.ru. Members of the Synod resolved to support the Statement of the Synod of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of April 3. It reads: “The idea of overcoming the church schism in Ukraine […]» Read more
New draft law of Penal code abolishes petty offences inter alia for malicious blasphemy and religious insult.
April 5, 2019 – According to Romfea News, a series of changes having a severe impact on Greek society will emerge from the abolition of the petty offenses with the new draft law of the Penal Code if it remains unchanged and not amended within the framework of consultation. The new draft law is dealing with the revision of the […]» Read more
Problem of violation of the rights of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church’s faithful raised at OSCE meeting
April 2, 2019 – in Vienna, Austria, the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe has finished the Supplementary Human Dimension Meeting on Upholding the Principles of Tolerance and Non-Discrimination, Including in the Promotion and Protection of Freedom of Religion or Belief, where, among the topics raised, was the situation of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, reports the official website of […]» Read more