Tag: Ukraine

Two Ukrainian priests released by Russia after 19 months of detention

Pope Francis publicly expressed his thanksgiving after the priests' release.

Ukrainian Christians face harsh persecution from Russian forces

Religious liberty advocates report the destruction of hundreds of churches, underscoring the severity of the situation.

Ukrainian Christians are the target of Russian forces

Hundreds of churches have been destroyed, according to religious liberty advocates.

Ukrainian priest could be imprisoned for 12 years for 'espionage'

A priest, who disappeared in May last year, could face 12 years in prison

Christian leaders 'killed, tortured and disappeared' in occupied Ukraine

A Christian religious freedom charity says Christian leaders are being "killed, tortured and disappeared" in parts of Ukraine

Russian authorities ban Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church in Zaporizhzhia

Russian forces in Zaporizhzhia already expelled UGCC clergy in the occupied territories and held two abducted priests.

Russia closes churches in occupied regions of Ukraine

Russian forces continue to close churches in the conquered regions that belonged to Ukraine

Russian hieromonk was sentenced to jail for opposing the war in Ukraine

Religious leaders are expected to support the war effort by the authorities.

Russian missile strike destroys historic Odesa cathedral

Odesa’s Transfiguration Cathedral was hit and badly damaged by a Russian missile on Sunday

The Hungarian Caritas delivers several truckloads of aid to Ukrainian Christians

Hungarian Catholic Caritas continues to support the Roman Catholic and Greek Catholic Caritas groups operating in Transcarpathia.