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In Gribovitsa Kiev Patriarchate tries to take away UOC priest’s house

In Gribovitsa Kiev Patriarchate tries to take away UOC priest’s house

On the eve of the feast of the Holy Trinity, the police are on duty again near the house of the head of the UOC community of Gribovitsa village. Law enforcers were called by Archpr...

Faith Protection - 18/06/2016     275

At Trinity UOC church in Kozelets is under the threat of seizure

At Trinity UOC church in Kozelets is under the threat of seizure

On June 19, the Day of the Holy Trinity, in the urban village of Kozelets, Chernihiv eparchy of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, supporters of the Kiev Patriarchate are planning to s...

Faith Protection - 18/06/2016     294

Expert: the aim of the West is to undermine the unity of the Orthodox world

Actions of the Ukrainian Parliament remind of the worst deeds of the Bolsheviks, said the director of the Kiev Center for Political and Conflict Studies Mikhail Pogrebinsky to a UO...

Faith Protection - 17/06/2016     279

Metropolitan Anthony (Pakanich): Bill #4128 creates unprecedented ground for manipulation

Metropolitan Anthony (Pakanich): Bill #4128 creates unprecedented ground for manipulation

Bill #4128 amending the Law of Ukraine "On Freedom of Conscience and Religious Organizations" as for the jurisdiction of the religious communities creates opportunities for large-s...

Faith Protection - 17/06/2016     264

Chancellor of the UOC: Verkhovna Rada appeal to Patriarch Bartholomew is a PR project (VIDEO)

Chancellor of the UOC: Verkhovna Rada appeal to Patriarch Bartholomew is a PR project (VIDEO)

Adopted on June 16 appeal of the Verkhovna Rada to the Patriarch of Constantinople on the autocephaly of the Ukrainian Church, in fact, does not affect anything, said the Chancello...

Faith Protection - 16/06/2016     280

Expert: Verkhovna Rada appeal to the Patriarch of Constantinople is a political project which will turn crash

Expert: Verkhovna Rada appeal to the Patriarch of Constantinople is a political project which will turn crash

Adopted on May 16 by the Verkhovna Rada a resolution "On the appeal of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine to His Holiness Bartholomew, Archbishop of Constantinople and New Rome, Ecumeni...

Faith Protection - 16/06/2016     277

MPs want to return Kiev-Pechersk and Pochaev Lavras to the state

MPs want to return Kiev-Pechersk and Pochaev Lavras to the state

Ukrainian people’s deputies have prepared a bill "On the complex of the Kiev-Pechersk and Pochaev Lavras" which make the monasteries historical and cultural reserves, reports&...

Faith Protection - 16/06/2016     299

Church's view: to hold LGBT march is inappropriate and blasphemous

Church's view: to hold LGBT march is inappropriate and blasphemous

The development of any country, any society depends on what fundamental values they are based on. If you deprive them of clear moral compass, undermine their spiritual basis, decli...

Faith Protection - 11/06/2016     356

In Kolosovaya the unknown in camouflage and balaclavas seized UOC church

In Kolosovaya the unknown in camouflage and balaclavas seized UOC church

Today, in the village of Kolosovaya the unknown in camouflage uniforms came to the church of the UOC and cut the locks. The parishioners believe that their church is going to trans...

Faith Protection - 10/06/2016     389

Politexpert: an appeal of the Verkhovna Rada to Patriarch Bartholomew – violation of the norm of separation of Church and State

Politexpert: an appeal of the Verkhovna Rada to Patriarch Bartholomew – violation of the norm of separation of Church and State

On June 8, "defying the constitutional norm of the separation of Church and State, the speaker Parubiy and deputies Vysotskiy, Levus, Kniazhytskiy, Yelenskiy, Matios registered a d...

Faith Protection - 09/06/2016     305

UOJ requested OSCE to assess draft law on church raiding

UOJ requested OSCE to assess draft law on church raiding

The Union of Orthodox Journalists forwarded a letter to Andrey Dzubenko – a national program coordinator of the OSCE Project Coordinator in Ukraine. We are waiting for a reply fr...

Faith Protection - 08/06/2016     313

Legal expert of the UOC: bill #4128 is not agreed with the religious community

Legal expert of the UOC: bill #4128 is not agreed with the religious community

The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine did not agree bill #4128 with the All-Ukrainian Council of Churches and Religious Organizations, which represents the religious community of Ukraine, ...

Faith Protection - 07/06/2016     379

Archpriest Nikolai Danilevich: Bill #4511 may trigger sectarian war

Archpriest Nikolai Danilevich: Bill #4511 may trigger sectarian war

Does the Ukrainian Orthodox Church need a "special status" in Ukraine, supposed by bill #4511? This issue was in the centre of discussion by guests of the programme "Your Freedom":...

Faith Protection - 07/06/2016     255

Human rights activist:  bills № 4128, 4511 are failure to state-church relations reform

Human rights activist: bills № 4128, 4511 are failure to state-church relations reform

Bills № 4128, 4511 represent an attempt to reform a failed model of church-state relations, writes on his Facebook page the head of public organization "Public Advocacy" Ole...

Faith Protection - 03/06/2016     271

Politexperts: bill #4128 could lead to the disintegration of Ukraine (VIDEO)

Politexperts: bill #4128 could lead to the disintegration of Ukraine (VIDEO)

Political experts – director of the Foundation for Humanitarian Strategies Mikhail Pavliv, executive director of the Ukrainian Institute for Analysis and Management Policies Rusl...

Faith Protection - 03/06/2016     313