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European human rights defender urges to curb lawlessness in Kolomyia

European human rights defender urges to curb lawlessness in Kolomyia

On November 22, 2017, at the OSCE conference in Yerevan, the executive director of the observatory on intolerance and discrimination against Christians in Europe said that the authorities of Ukraine s...

Faith Protection - 24/11/2017     1

Vatican takes control of the conflict in Kolomyia, – human rights defender

Vatican takes control of the conflict in Kolomyia, – human rights defender

As reported by Head of the NGO “Public Advocacy” Oleg Denisov, he had a talk with representatives of Vatican concerning the conflict around the Annunciation temple in Kolomyia and now hopes for th...

Events - 24/11/2017     1

“What is this piece of paper for?”:UOC KP believes the canonical recognition unimportant

“What is this piece of paper for?”:UOC KP believes the canonical recognition unimportant

It does not matter to representatives of the Kyiv Patriarchate whether they will be recognized or not. It was reported by chief manager of Volyn eparchy of the Kyiv Patriarchate Mikhail Zinkevich in h...

Events - 24/11/2017     3

Court begins to hear a claim of UOC against the Ministry of Culture

Court begins to hear a claim of UOC against the Ministry of Culture

On November 22, the Kiev District Administrative Court began the hearing of the lawsuit filed by the UOC against the Ministry of Culture regarding the non-registration of statutes of the eparchies and...

Events - 23/11/2017     5

Local historian: UOC-KP brings seized monument of architecture to destruction

Local historian: UOC-KP brings seized monument of architecture to destruction

Law enforcement authorities did not react to multiple reports that the "repair work" in the Holy Cross Exaltation Church of the village of Ugrinov in the Gorokhov district of the Volyn region led to i...

Events - 23/11/2017     3

Hysterical moment: why the UOC defence in the UN enrages the Ministry of Culture officials

Hysterical moment: why the UOC defence in the UN enrages the Ministry of Culture officials

Each time the UOC tries to defend the rights of its believers in international bodies, one official suffers in Ukraine.

Pressing Issue - 23/11/2017     4

UOC: Expansion of Uniates to the East may lead to unpredictable consequences

UOC: Expansion of Uniates to the East may lead to unpredictable consequences

Further expansion of Greek Catholics to the eastern regions of Ukraine will only lead to destabilization of the social and inter-faith peace, said Metropolitan Luke of Zaporozhie and Melitopol in...

Events - 23/11/2017     8

Ministry of Culture suggests local authorities deal with the situation in Kolomyia

Ministry of Culture suggests local authorities deal with the situation in Kolomyia

The difficulty of the situation with the seizure of the Annunciation of the Most Holy Theotokos Church in Kolomyia is that two communities were planning to take it over: the UOC-KP and the UGCC, ...

Events - 22/11/2017     9

Official explains seizure of church in Stary Gvozdets by "spiritual needs"

Official explains seizure of church in Stary Gvozdets by "spiritual needs"

Answering the question of A UOJ journalist about the October takeover of the church in the village of Stary Gvozdets, Ivano-Frankivsk region, by the supporters of the UOC-KP, the Director of the Depar...

Events - 22/11/2017     13

Kingdom of crooked mirrors: why they sling mud at the Church

Kingdom of crooked mirrors: why they sling mud at the Church

How the UOC and the ROC helped in the release of Ukrainian prisoners of war and why this is not covered in the media.

Point Of View - 22/11/2017     20

Sudden: Ministry of Culture accuses UOC of manipulation

Sudden: Ministry of Culture accuses UOC of manipulation

The Ministry of Culture of Ukraine accused the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of manipulation and speculation about the "alleged discrimination against it."

Events - 21/11/2017     11

New church of UOC consecrated in Rovno eparchy instead of the seized by UOC-KP

New church of UOC consecrated in Rovno eparchy instead of the seized by UOC-KP

On November 19, the feast day of Holy Martyrs Galacteon and Episteme, in the village of Malaya Moshchanitsa in the Rovno eparchy of the UOC, the church was consecrated in honor of St. Michael the Arch...

Events - 21/11/2017     15

UOC: A poor country is fed with promises that if there is a SLOC - the problems will disappear

UOC: A poor country is fed with promises that if there is a SLOC - the problems will disappear

Against the background of military actions, the Ukrainian authorities do not want to solve economic problems and tell people that everything "will be like in Europe," and if there is a Single Local Or...

In the World - 21/11/2017     13

Ministry of Culture tries to justify itself before UN for violations of the rights of UOC, – expert

Ministry of Culture tries to justify itself before UN for violations of the rights of UOC, – expert

The head of the NGO "Public Advocacy", Oleg Denisov, refuted the statement of the director of the Department for Religious and Minority Affairs of the Ministry of Culture Andrei Yurash that the UN Hum...

Events - 20/11/2017     23

UOC-KP serves in Little Sophia without permits, - human rights defender

UOC-KP serves in Little Sophia without permits, - human rights defender

The management of the National Reserve "Sophia of Kyiv" cannot provide documents confirming the transfer of the Refectory, known as the Little or Warm Sophia to the Kyiv Patriarchate for the use. This...

Events - 20/11/2017     21