Picket set up outside Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra against certain practices by UOC of Moscow Patriarchate

22:40, 08 January 2018
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A rally has unfolded outside the Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra in Ukraine’s capital Kyiv, as reported by a Ukrainian public organization C14.


Protesters were seen holding posters saying  "FSB get out of Lavra!"

Read alsoBaby's tragic death exposes divide between Kyiv, Moscow patriarchates of Ukraine's Orthodox Church - mediaThe rally comes following reports on the refusal by priests of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate to perform burial rites for Ukrainian troops killed in the Anti-Terrorist Operation in Donbas and those who were baptized by priests who are not part of the Moscow Patriarchate.

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