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Fund of Soldiers' Mothers: Do not give in to provocations against the UOC

Fund of Soldiers' Mothers: Do not give in to provocations against the UOC

Anna Vorobyova from Zaporozhye, the full knight of the Order of Princess Olga and the head of the Fund of Soldiers' Mothers, in an open letter called combatants not to give in to p...

Peacemaking - 22/01/2018     5

"The party of war" mobilizes against the Church, – politologist

"The party of war" mobilizes against the Church, – politologist

Politologist Alexei Yakubin analyzes the "Zaporozhye wave" of attacks on the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, relating it to the successes of the peace process and the exchange of prison...

Pressing Issue - 22/01/2018     7

Human rights defender: The Prosecutor's Office violated the presumption of innocence and breeded a fake

Human rights defender: The Prosecutor's Office violated the presumption of innocence and breeded a fake

Human rights defenders from NGO "Public Advocacy" appealed to the Prosecutor General of Ukraine with a demand to remove obstacles to observance of the right to freedom of religion ...

Events - 18/01/2018     34

Human rights defender denies fake about "security" organization of Zaporozhye eparchy

Human rights defender denies fake about "security" organization of Zaporozhye eparchy

The scandalous "security" organization "Radomir" of Zaporozhye eparchy turned out to be a public organization that implemented projects to aid schools and has nothing to do with se...

Pressing Issue - 18/01/2018     25

Metropolitan Vissarion of Ovruch accepts repentance of schismatict priest

Metropolitan Vissarion of Ovruch accepts repentance of schismatict priest

The Ukrainian Orthodox Church rejoices at the return of another schismatic "priest": Anatoly Stanislavovich Vasilenko repented for being a member of the Kyiv Patriarchate. This is ...

Events - 18/01/2018     19

Caution: there is a desire to use the church factor in the political struggle

Caution: there is a desire to use the church factor in the political struggle

Given the latest resonant events in the media around the Church, there is a persistent feeling that the Church is used to "swing" the situation in the country.

Digest - 17/01/2018     24

Radicals near Rada demand the adoption of antichurch bill (PHOTO, VIDEO)

Radicals near Rada demand the adoption of antichurch bill (PHOTO, VIDEO)

On January 16, at about 9:30, a protest action “Stop Revanche” began near the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine. According to the UOJ correspondent, the protesters demand, among other ...

Politics - 16/01/2018     32

Expert: “pandemonium” of media around UOC hides hot-button issues at Parliament

Expert: “pandemonium” of media around UOC hides hot-button issues at Parliament

Heating up by the media and authorities of the tension around the UOC on the eve of a new plenary week in the Verkhovna Rada plays the role of a distracting maneuver from the troub...

Events - 16/01/2018     28

Radicals announce an antichurch march to Rada in Kiev

Radicals announce an antichurch march to Rada in Kiev

On January radical organizations such as S14 (Sich) and “Vilni Liudy” (Free People) are going to hold a march “Stop Revanche”, demanding that the President and Verkhovna Ra...

Events - 15/01/2018     40

UOС spokesman: there are political set-ups behind scandals around the Church

UOС spokesman: there are political set-ups behind scandals around the Church

The Deputy Chairman of the Department for External Church Relations of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, Protopriest Nikolai Danilevich, spoke about political and spiritual reasons fo...

Pressing Issue - 15/01/2018     28

Criminal case against UOC eparchy is violation of the Constitution, – expert

Criminal case against UOC eparchy is violation of the Constitution, – expert

The accusation of UOC representatives of inciting religious hatred and enmity contradicts the Constitution and common sense, commented the chairman of the board of the Institu...

Pressing Issue - 13/01/2018     30

Metropolitan of Zaporozhye thanks for the beginning of investigation into the case of the eparchy

Metropolitan of Zaporozhye thanks for the beginning of investigation into the case of the eparchy

Metropolitan Luke of Zaporozhye (Kovalenko) commented on the situation with the initiation of a criminal case against the Zaporozhye eparchy of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church. ...

Events - 13/01/2018     118

A case started against Zaporozhye eparchy of the UOC for non-recognition of schismatic sacraments

A case started against Zaporozhye eparchy of the UOC for non-recognition of schismatic sacraments

On January 11, the prosecutor's office of Zaporozhye region opened a criminal case against the local eparchy of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church. Representatives of the UOC are accuse...

Events - 12/01/2018     115

Activists from S14 launch protest actions against UOC in Lutsk

Activists from S14 launch protest actions against UOC in Lutsk

Head of the press-service of Volyn eparchy of the UOC Protopriest Oleg Tochinsky reports that activists from S14 and “National Alliance” arranged protest actions at the temples...

Faith Protection - 12/01/2018     38

Political expert: President is responsible for his favoring only one confession

Political expert: President is responsible for his favoring only one confession

Chairman of the Board of the Institute for Ukrainian Politics Kost Bondarenko believes that the top leadership of the state and law enforcement agencies may have a hand in the bloc...

Politics - 12/01/2018     35