Non-canonical Orthodox Church of Ukraine (PCU) will not hold the procession on the occasion of 1032 th anniversary of the baptism of Kievan Rus, the Minister of culture Alexander Tkachenko.
Earlier, the head of the canonical Ukrainian Orthodox Church (UOC-MP) Metropolitan Onufriy because of the threat of coronavirus has decided to cancel the holding of the procession on the anniversary of baptism of Kievan Rus, which was scheduled for 27-28 July.
There is a practice of blessing the new recruits, including the Ukrainian Orthodox Church. But those guys can be sent anywhere, including to the East of the country, in the Donbass. So, the Church blesses this war? And if the soldiers of the Ukrainian army in the Donbass to be on the opposite side of the front with the same soldiers, who also previously blessed to defend the Homeland? Boris, Moscow, 30 years.
In Ukraine ignite passion around the main Orthodox shrines — Kiev-Pechersk Lavra. The dissenters demand that the authorities took her away from the canonical Ukrainian Orthodox Church. The petition for the transfer of the monastery of the self-proclaimed "Orthodox Church of Ukraine" caused a huge resonance. In the media there is a tough campaign against the inhabitants of the monastery. The situation is tense so that believers are afraid of civil war.
A crowd of young men in balaclavas with metal rods in his hands. But on the contrary, elderly women in headscarves with icons and crosses. At that moment, the nationalists rushed to his congregation. The fight to join the fighters "Berkut". They manage to push back the attackers from the gates of the Kiev-Pechersk Lavra.