Seizure of an Orthodox Church in Ukraine

December 15, 2015. Representatives of the self-proclaimed Kiev Patriarchate tried to seize the Orthodox Church of St. Anna in the village of Kuta in Ternopil region (Ukraine), as reports information service of the UOC MP.

They gathered in front of the church door, demanding to give them the right to alternate services to the community of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church. Shouting requirements, after a while they attempted to enter the church.

The law enforcement officers intervened to prevent the seizure of the building. The rector of the Church agreed to negotiations on the possibility of alternating the divine services, to prevent the conflicts.


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