The Department for External Church Relations of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church continues to publish its Information Bulletin on Rights Violations of UOC parishioners and clergy.

June 6, 2019 – In connection with the growing incidence of offenses committed against the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, and in order to properly inform and bring to attention these cases to the clergy and faithful of other Local Orthodox Churches, state authorities, mass media, human rights and expert organisations, the Department for External Church Relations of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church (UOC DECR) has begun to publish its own bulletin, reports the official website of the UOC DECR

In its bulletin, the DECR of the UOC will provide concise information on the most blatant cases of the violation of the rights of parishioners and clerics of the UOC in Ukraine, in addition to cases of direct interference of the Ukrainian state authorities into the affairs of the Church.  Each such case will be accompanied by hyperlinks for more details.

The first bulletin for the period from 25.01.2019 to 04.04.2019 can already be downloaded today by the following hyperlinks below:

Bulletin-1-25.01.2019-04.04.2019-ENG

The second issue of the Information Bulletin covers the period from April 4 to May 28, 2019: 

Bulletin-2-04.04.2019-28.05.2019-ENG

Source(s):

The official website of the Department for External Church Relations of the UOC – 10 May 2019, “ANNOUNCEMENT: The UOC DECR bulletin on rights violations against UOC faithful and clerics”

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