It is always hard to report these. A priest was found brutally murdered in his home in Gerakas, Greece, just eight miles to the east of Athens. He is originally from the island of Patmos, reports Romfea. He was reportedly tied to the bed by his hands and legs, and a pillow full of blood […]
On the night of May 9th, close to Sloviansk, Archpriest Pavel Zhuchenko of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church (Moscow Patriarchate) was shot and killed. He served at the St. Dmitry Donskoy church in the city of Druzhkovka (Donetsk region). The circumstances of the priest’s death are unknown.
By Yuri Akbashev The brutal murder of a Russian priest in his church has sent a fresh wave of terror through the Orthodox community in Kabardino-Balkaria. Since the outbreak of hostilities in Chechnya in September 1999, the Orthodox Church across the North Caucasus has been like a city under siege. Now the killing of Igor […]