On October 16, 2021, at about 16:00, a group of OCU raiders from the village of Novozhivotov, Vinnitsa region, again broke into the Holy Intercession Church. This was announced by Archpriest Dmitry Tsmokalo, Dean of the Oratory District of the Tulchin Diocese of the UOC, writes the Telegram channel “Pershy Kozatsky”.
It is reported that at the moment the doors in the seized temple are blocked.
Epiphanius’ supporters refuse to leave.
The police are present at the scene. Believers of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church expect provocation tomorrow as well.
As previously reported, on the patronal holiday, October 14, supporters of the OCU have already tried to seize the UOC temple in the village. Novozhivotov.