January 3, 2020. The bell tower of the Annunciation Monastery in Nizhyn, Ukraine was vandalized on New Year’s Eve, for the third time in a year. On the night of December 31 to January 1, unknown vandals painted on the wall of the bell tower, which faces the street of the Heroes of the Heavenly Hundred, reports the press service of […]» Read more
January 2, 2020. Police in the Vinnitsa Province recently opened criminal proceedings after OCU activists brutally beat several clergymen and laymen while attempting to seize the Holy Protection Church in the village of Novozhivotov (Ukraine), reports the Union of Orthodox Journalists. The attack occurred in the night of December 28 to 29, while the canonical faithful of the church were still carrying […]» Read more
December 30, 2019. His Grace Bishop Metodije of Diokleia, a canonical hierarch of the Serbian Orthodox Church in Montenegro, was beaten by police on December 26 while peacefully participating in a protest against the adoption of a new law that the Church warns will result in the government confiscating Church property. Two faithful were also injured trying to protect His Grace. Despite his […]» Read more
Communique of the Holy Synod of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church on Montenegrin antichurch bill.
December 25, 2019. As regards the latest developments in Montenegro relating to the announced adoption of the draft Law on Freedom of Religion or Belief and Legal Status of Religious Communities, the Holy Synod of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church hereby expresses its support to the archbishops, clergy, monasticism and faithful people of the dioceses: Montenegro and the Littoral, Budimlje-Niksic, Mileseva […]» Read more
December 17, 2019. After the service, the unknown persons, introducing themselves as “ATO soldiers”, broke locks and seized St. Demetrius temple in Probiynivka village in Ivano-Frankivsk. On December 15, in the village of Probiynivka, Verkhovynsky District, Ivano-Frankivsk Region, at about 3 pm, a group of unidentified persons seized St. Demetrius temple of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, broke locks and sealed the […]» Read more