Supporters of the schismatic Orthodox Church in Ukraine (PCU) has captured an Orthodox Church in the village Grinava Ivano-Frankivsk region of Ukraine.
As reported in the press service of the canonical Ukrainian Orthodox Church (UOC), the incident occurred on 5 January. Was captured by the temple in honor of all the saints of the Kiev-Pechersk part of the complex at assumption Church. Were also attacked a Church house where the refectory and Sunday school.
in addition, there have been several attempts to disrupt worship services in the canonical Orthodox Church in Vinnytsia, Rivne, Ivano-Frankivsk and other regions of the country, writes TASS.
Managing the Affairs of the UOC Metropolitan Anthony of Boryspil and Brovary said in late December last year that in fact attacks on churches and their parishioners brought more than 250 criminal cases.
ptsu was established in December 2018 on the basis of the dissident organizations: the Kiev Patriarchate and the Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Church — through the efforts of the government and of the Patriarchate of Constantinople. The only canonical Orthodox Church in Ukraine is the Ukrainian Orthodox Church.