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:
The second issue of the Information Bulletin covers the period from April 4 to May 28, 2019:
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”
- April 20, 2019 – The Constitutional Court has opened legal proceedings over a complaint about the discriminatory law against the Ukrainian Orthodox Church.
- April 9, 2019 – Problem of violation of the rights of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church’s faithful raised at OSCE meeting
- April 8, 2019 –The Holy Synod of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church has issued an official statement about the current situation in Ukrainian and World Orthodoxy