Volyn region

  • 5 June 2018, 11:41 | UOC (MP) | 

    Archimandrite Cyril (Hovorun): UOC-MP leaders and believers have ideological contradictions

    Most faithful of the UOC-MP disagree with the statements made by their church leadership. Archimandrite Cyril (Hovorun) expressed this opinion in an interview with V 24.

  • 29 May 2018, 10:39 | Inter-Orthodox relations | 

    Patriarch Bartholomew will be simply unable to deny autocephaly to Ukrainians, Patriarch Filaret

    Primate of the UOC-KP Patriarch Filaret expressed confidence that Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew will soon be obliged to provide the Tomos of autocephaly of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church. He said this during a sermon on May 28 at the Lutsk Holy Trinity Cathedral, Volynska Pravda reported.

  • 14 June 2017, 10:53 | History, archaeology | view photo | 

    Mass graves of NKVD victims found in Lutsk

    Near the Castle of St. Michael the Archangel’s Monastery UOC-KP, in the area of Stary Lutsk Reserve on June 13, a mass grave of victims of the shootings of June 23-24, 1941 was exhumated. All these people - Lutsk prison inmates, mostly political, were suspected of having links with the OUN, former priests, teachers and doctors and intellectuals. According to preliminary data, in the first days after the attack of Nazi Germany on the Soviet Union, about 2,000 people were executed. Later these events were called a tragedy of Lutsk prison. It was reported by RISU correspondent Larysa Andriychuk.

  • 5 May 2017, 14:05 | Journalistic investigations | view photo

    Historical memory or legal rights: Baptists in Volyn struggle for the future of an ancient church

    The ruins of the old church in the district center of Rozhische in Volyn have become the subject of controversy between the Protestants and the Orthodox. The temple was built in the nineteenth century by the Baptists, “the Soviets” expropriated and placed manufacturing plants in the church.

  • 29 March 2017, 16:20 | Temples, church property

    Armenian Church to be built in Lutsk

    The church will bear the name “Surb Sarhis” in honor of the young commander, Sarhis, who was martyred for the Christian faith in 363. According to Nshan Antonyan, it will be built at the expense of the community and sponsors, in particular, “Union of Armenians of Ukraine” is ready to help.

  • 7 March 2017, 10:10 | Religion and culture

    An icon made … of 106 thousand matches in Lublyntsi

    Craftsman Ivan Semeniuk presented a unique image of the crucifixion of the Savior at the Church of the Great Martyr and Healer Panteleimon UOC-KP located in the village of Lublyntsi, Kovel district deanery, on the occasion of the Feast of Orthodoxy.

  • 26 October 2016, 10:09 | Restoration, maintainance of cultural inheritance | 

    Memorial signs installed on sites of defunct Jewish cemeteries

    In the center of Lutsk, memorial signs have been mounted on the sites of the former Jewish cemeteries.

  • 16 August 2016, 12:13 | Restoration, maintainance of cultural inheritance | view video | 

    A scandal breaks out in Volyn due to the circus in place of Jewish cemetery

    In the city of Kovel, Volyn region, an international scandal has broken out - foreign publications write that in the place of mass executions of the Holocaust victims the traveling circuses and menageries have given performances for decades.

  • 2 June 2016, 13:05 | Restoration, maintainance of cultural inheritance | 

    Remains of ancient Capuchin monastery in Volyn region collapsed

    So far, only walls with semi-circular niches have remained Volodymyr-Volynskyy, which, according to critics, are typical for monastery buildings of the 18th century.

  • 5 January 2015, 09:47 | Faith and weapon | 

    A priest of UOC (MP) liberated his parishioner from captivity