|Orthodox Christians Face Persecution in Ukraine|
|by Tom McGregor||Tue, Oct 14, 2014, 01:09 AM|
Orthodox Christians face serious persecution in the Ukraine.
According to Russia Today, "Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate has been receiving threats, including that of violence against the clergy, as radical nationalist movements try to take over churches and force them under the Kiev Patriarchate."
A pro-Kiev jihadist flier is quoted as saying that, “For every Ukrainian soldier killed in Crimea, one priest from Moscow Patriarchate will be killed. Blood for blood.”
As reported by RT, "Using both the years-long strife between the Ukrainian Orthodox Church and its breakaway Kiev branch, as well as allegations of the Moscow-tied Orthodox priests particularly supporting anti-government fighters in eastern Ukraine, radical activists have distributed leaflets with alarming threats addressed to the clergy and parishioners."
The Ukrainian Insurgent Army (UPA) appears to be leading the persecution against the Christian Orthodox Church in the Ukraine.
To read the entire article from Russia Today, link here:
written by Nikolaus Wiese , October 14, 2014
Youshould not spread that disgusting propaganda of the russian media like "Russia Today"! - Ukraine is a christian country where the majority are orthodox christians and respects all religions. Orthodox, Roman- and Greek-Catholic, Protestant, Jewish and Muslim Churches and communities cooperate together in the All Ukrainian Council. The chairman is then the head of the Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate. Eache Ukraibian is free to choose his religion.
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