SBU will be engaged in the UOC (MP)
Representatives of the UOC (MP) is suspected of inciting religious enmity and hatred.
In Zaporozhye law enforcement officers began an investigation regarding members of the UOC (MP) on suspicion of discrimination and incitement to religious hatred. Commencement is Thursday, January 11 reported on the website of the Prosecutor of Zaporozhye region.
In the investigation, in addition to representatives of the UOC (MP), also appears OO the Union of Orthodox Radomir. It is noted that the action of the clergy and representatives of the organization were aimed at inciting national, religious enmity and hatred, insult the feelings of citizens in connection with their religious beliefs and resulted in grave consequences in the form of the occurrence of clashes and riots in the Zaporozhye region and other regions of Ukraine.
As noted in Prosecutor’s office, the priests selective approach also offend the feelings of believers.
“Representatives of the diocese of Zaporozhye of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate allow selective approach to the implementation of religious rites, giving preference to those persons who held the rites of baptism in UOC than offend the feelings of citizens in connection with their religious beliefs,” the statement said.
In addition, the Prosecutor’s office stated that these individuals condemn the use by Church of the Ukrainian language, than humiliating the national honour of the citizens of Ukraine.
“Some representatives of the religious organizations in recent times allow statements about the unity of the Slavic Orthodox peoples under the spiritual guidance of the Russian Orthodox Church (ROC). Among parishioners spreading information about the necessity of unification of Ukraine with Russia and condemned the European direction of development of our country, condemned the conduct of the antiterrorist operation, as well as justify the actions of the Russian Federation in relation to Ukraine”, — said the Prosecutor.
As reported in connection with the resonance of the event, the investigation will be engaged in the SBU.
We will remind, in Zaporozhye at the funeral the priest refused to bury a child, baptized in UOC-KP.
The incident sparked a wave of protests throughout Ukraine. In particular in Kiev radicals blocked the Kiev-Pechersk Lavra.
Under the churches of the UOC-MP in different cities leave bloody toys.