A conflict between Greek Catholics and the Orthodox of the Moscow Patriarchate breaks out in Kolomyia

6 June 2017, 09:30 | Interchurch relations | 0 |   | Code for Blog |  | 

On June 4, a conflict erupted between the faithful of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church and the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Moscow Patriarchate around the building of a church in Kolomyia.

 

According to IRres, which is citing a local television station STC, it is a wooden Church of Annunciation of the 17th century. The activists of the UGCC came to the church building and organized a meeting in which it claimed the rights to it. Allegedly, only Greek Catholics ruled there, but in the Soviet times the church was passed to the Orthodox.

 

The local community and the priests tried to convince the faithful of the UOC to leave the Moscow Patriarchate. Those, in turn, expressed outrage to this proposal.

 

As a result, priests of the UOC MP allowed the UGCC representatives to enter the church and celebrate the Liturgy there.

 

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  • Mauricio | 14 July 2018, 16:37

    moscow, russia, putin .... same rubbish. As their vessel sinks, they want their neighbours to sink with them. They better worry about china who hast taken vast lands in siberia and eastern russia.

  • В. Ясеневий | 14 July 2018, 12:52

    Десь пропали відомі Михаил і Н. Григорьев. А може вже покинули ненависну їм Україну і спасаються в свїй любій благоддатній расеї?

  • В. Ясеневий | 14 July 2018, 12:38

    І чи обов'язково є Христос там, де є Папа? До 1054 року без найменшого сумніву Ісус був "біля Папи". А після??? Не знаю. Правда в наш час картина повністю змінилася.

  • Fr. Valerii | 14 July 2018, 11:49

    Папа не може бути неправдивим. Є три опції: 1) Папа, 2) Антипапа, 3) Седе Ваканте.

  • Юзьо | 14 July 2018, 08:14

    Помісні Церкви мають свою гідність і мають право ставити питання про свій статус. Чи то так важливо принизити людину і цілу Церкву, чи це додасть католицькості Риму?

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