In Lviv region the temple of the UOC-pasted portraits of Stalin

© Photo : Informatino-protii vddl Luvsick parhae with the image of Stalin and the Stalinist Patriarchy inscriptions on the doors of the Church of St. Prince Vladimir of the canonical Orthodox Church of Ukraine in Lviv regionIn Lviv region the temple of the UOC-pasted portraits of Stalin© Photo : Informatino-protii vddl Luvsick Park

Unknown in Lviv region pasted with portraits of Joseph Stalin, the walls of the temple of the Holy Prince Vladimir, the press service of the Lviv eparchy of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church.

Diocese urged to stop inciting sectarian strife and to renounce such actions in churches.

Previously was also reported that in February unknown persons tried to set fire to the Church, the perpetrators were never found.

The report of the UN monitoring mission on human rights in Ukraine reported that from may to August this year, the temples of the UOC has been attacked six times, and criminal cases filed in only two cases.

In mid-October, the Ecumenical Patriarchate announced that it begins the granting of autocephaly of the non-canonical Church in Ukraine. In particular, he recalled the act of 1686 on the transfer of the Kiev diocese in the jurisdiction of the Moscow Patriarchate, and abolished the anathema imposed by the Russian Orthodox Church at the head of the self-proclaimed «Kiev Patriarchate» Filaret and the leader of the non-canonical Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Church Macarius.

In the ROC these solutions are called split and severed Eucharistic communion with the Patriarchate of Constantinople on the canonical territory, including Ukraine and Belarus. Similar decision was taken by the Synod of bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church outside of Russia.

In Lviv region the temple of the UOC-pasted portraits of Stalin© RIA Novosti / Vitaly Policypro Autocephalous

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