Unknown tried to burn the temple bell tower at the children’s rehabilitation center in Odessa


In the night of 4 to 5 November 2018, unknown persons had committed the attempted arson of the bell tower of the Church of the mother of God “Support to the humble” located at reabilitacionno center. Janusz Korczak in Odessa. Reported Information-enlightenment Department of the UOC with reference to the press service of the Odessa diocese.

Also the attackers tried to break down the front door. Thanks to the vigilance the security agencies, the fire was promptly noticed and localized. The arsonists fled in an unknown direction. To the place of incident was caused by firemen and police.


Near the temple, a bell tower, which tried to burn the housing of a children’s rehabilitation centre and residential block of flats. Children and adults with mental and physical disabilities, who are undergoing reabelitatsii the center of them. Janusz Korczak, are parishioners of Church of the icon “Look down on humility”.

“The attempted arson of the temple, where spiritual help and support for those who have a child struggling with severe illnesses, is not only an infringement on people’s Shrine, but an expression of extreme contempt for the people who need special care and warmth”, — declare in a press-service of the Odessa diocese.

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