Faith Protection

Christians – to lions! What stage will the persecution of the Church in Ukraine reach?

Christians – to lions! What stage will the persecution of the Church in Ukraine reach?

The current frenzy in the media and circles of the "patriotic" public is far from new. It is enough to look at the history of early Christianity.

Faith Protection - 31/05/2017     119

Again Ptichia…

Again Ptichia…

A supporter of the Kiev Patriarchate wants the court to uphold the decision, which was adopted at a time when the plaintiff was an eighteen-month child.

Faith Protection - 11/11/2016     116

Sudobychi: two-year inter-faith conflict

Sudobychi: two-year inter-faith conflict

In fact, the situation established in recent years in the village of Sudobychi, Dubno district, Rivne region, is simply absurd. However, the believers of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, who at least on...

Faith Protection - 07/11/2016     443

Appeal of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross community of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Ugrinov

Appeal of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross community of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Ugrinov

Appeal of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross community of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church vil.Ugrinov, Gorokhov district, Volyn region We are seeking the support of our constitutional rights – t...

Faith Protection - 02/11/2016     443

Chudnitsa: How words of one man can deprive the community of their right to pray, cause infarction and revolt the entire village

Chudnitsa: How words of one man can deprive the community of their right to pray, cause infarction and revolt the entire village

We have written time and again how civil servants who, under the Constitution of Ukraine, are supposed to stay apart from religious issues, turn into outraged leaders of inter-faith disputes. Currentl...

Faith Protection - 25/10/2016     398

Who does a young and active community of the UOC in Lutsk prevent?

Who does a young and active community of the UOC in Lutsk prevent?

The frozen construction of a UOC church has been standing since the spring of 2016 at the boundary of Lutsk and one of the adjacent village councils.

Faith Protection - 23/08/2016     368

Spiritual Foundation of Cross Procession

Spiritual Foundation of Cross Procession

Cross processions form an integral part of the Orthodox Church life.

Faith Protection - 11/07/2016     501

Uniate Drang nach Osten

Uniate Drang nach Osten

In his homily on the occasion of the feast of Pentecost, the head of Ukrainian Uniates archbishop Sviatoslav Shevchuk declared the need for "expansion" to the east of Ukraine.

Faith Protection - 27/06/2016     449

Pan-Orthodox Council and "conspiracy theory"

Pan-Orthodox Council and "conspiracy theory"

Viewing the news feed of any religious resource in recent weeks, you realize that the most top-end topic now is the Pan-Orthodox Council. There is a reason for such close attention paid to it. In fact...

Faith Protection - 08/06/2016     538

Strange statement of rector of Transfiguration Church Bishop Alexander (Drabinko)

Strange statement of rector of Transfiguration Church Bishop Alexander (Drabinko)

Not long ago, Bishop Alexander (Drabinko) commented on the petition for transfer of the Kiev-Pechersk Lavra to schismatics from the self-proclaimed "Kiev Patriarchate". Alas, almost every paragraph of...

Faith Protection - 01/06/2016     439

The Church in Ptycha is ALIVE!

The Church in Ptycha is ALIVE!

"The church, which has been in the siege and in anticipation of worship and the faithful who will pray in it for two years, is alive; it is filled with incredible grace, aromas and care of it", shares...

Faith Protection - 18/05/2016     492

"Cultural" Terror: How Officials in Volyn Region are Involved in the Persecution of the UOC Community

"Cultural" Terror: How Officials in Volyn Region are Involved in the Persecution of the UOC Community

The seizure of the Holy Protection Church in the Volyn village of Hribovitsa put in a difficult position the cultural department of the local district administration. On the one hand, they had to turn...

Faith Protection - 15/04/2016     461

Sue Us Right Now or Cossacks Are Not to Blame

Sue Us Right Now or Cossacks Are Not to Blame

Human rights defender in the Rivne eparchy Catherine Ivaniuk received a very unusual telephone call on 31 March, 2016. "Sue us", an unknown voice on the phone literally begged for it! The ca...

Faith Protection - 11/04/2016     468

Who Prevents Orthodox Church in Khmelnitsky?

Who Prevents Orthodox Church in Khmelnitsky?

In Khmelnitsky representatives of the “Svoboda” party and local authorities prevent the construction of an Orthodox church. For more than 10 years the Orthodox community has been standing for the righ...

Faith Protection - 09/03/2016     732

Conflict in Kuty as an Example of "Peaceful" Raiding of Kyiv Patriarchate

Conflict in Kuty as an Example of "Peaceful" Raiding of Kyiv Patriarchate

For more than a month in the village of Kuty, Sumy district, Ternopil region, there has been an ongoing conflict over the Holy Righteous Anna Church between a religious community of the UOC and a n...

Faith Protection - 08/02/2016     492