Ukrainians call on UN to protect Orthodox Church


Eastern Europe

A Ukrainian serviceman takes a selfie before going into the Christmas service in the world-famous Lavra in Kyiv. Until recently, this complex was used by the Ukrainian Orthodox Church. But since this year, the church is in use by the new Orthodox Church of Ukraine. Photo AFP, Genya Savilov

The Ukrainian NGO Public Rights has called on the United Nations for the rights of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church (UOC), which belongs to the Moscow Patriarchate.