Two Orthodox Churches Robbed in Volyn on Same Day
Two churches of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, in the village of Holoby of Kovel District and in the village of Ludyn of Volodymyr Volynskyi District of Volyn Oblast were attacked by unknown persons on November 17. The perpatrators broke the locks and grates and broke in. They threw the shrines off the altars and stole the altar Gospel from the first church and an ancient icon and a Eucharist cup from the other one.
The police are looking for the criminals.
The ruling Bishop Volodymyr (Melnyk) called the priests to intensify the security measures, be on alert, especially in churches where ancient shrines and church plates are kept, reported Orthodoxy in Ukraine.