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13 January 2017, 10:35 | Religion and society |
Auxiliary Bishop of the RCC Diocese of Kharkiv and Zaporizhzhia Jan Sobilo shared some observations about the life or rather survival of people in the occupied territories of Donbass
9 January 2017, 18:22 | International relations |
The Holy Father dedicated meeting to the theme of security and peace, expressing his heartfelt conviction that every form of religious expression is called to promote peace, and lamenting that at times, especially nowadays, the religious experience may be exploited in the interests of fundamentalism and terrorism.
4 January 2017, 10:24 | Religion and society |
On Christmas Eve, January 6, the head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church Sviatoslav Shevchuk will share a holiday meal usually called a holy supper (свята вечеря) with the internally displaced people from Eastern Ukraine.
Yesterday, on December 25, the parishioners of the church in Chernihiv, named after the Descent of the Holy Spirit, celebrated one of the main Christian holidays – the Nativity of Christ.
25 December 2016, 12:29 | Religious holidays and traditions |
According to Bible tradition, on Christmas day the Virgin Mary gave birth to Jesus Christ. The Son of God was born in a manger in Bethlehem. The angels announced to the shepherds the news of the birth of the Son of God.
23 December 2016, 19:17 | Vatican |
The building, erected in 1897, was the church of St. Anthony until 50's of the last century. Then the Soviets destroyed a part of it, including the Baroque spiers, opened there a cinema theatre, and in the 80's – an organ hall. Since Philharmonic is the municipal institution of the Regional Council, the Roman Catholics reached out to the council members to regain possession of the church.
18 December 2016, 11:13 | RCC in Ukraine |
In spring 2016, the Apostolic Nuncio visited the community of Zaporizhzhia and Donetsk on the feast of Easter.
12 December 2016, 12:30 | Church-state relations |
said the Patriarch of Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church Sviatoslav (Shevchuk) during the Liturgy in the Cathedral of St. Andrew in Odessa on December 11, 2016
1 December 2016, 12:47 | National religious question |
The vice-rector of UCU identified three main components, urging so many Ukrainians vote for independence on December 1, 1991.
1 December 2016, 10:36 | Faith and weapon |
“We came here to this famous hospital, because there a special place and space where you serve and save the lives of our heroes, see the blood, suffering, tears,” the patriarch said.
30 November 2016, 16:58 | Ukraine and world |
The Secretary will meet with Holy See Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin in Vatican City to discuss international issues and peace efforts, including the humanitarian crisis in Syria, violence in Ukraine, and the ongoing dialogue in Venezuela.
29 November 2016, 12:47 | National religious question |
A specially designed draft resolution was brought to Parliament’s consideration to worthily mark the 125th birthday anniversary of Iosyp Slipyy, the Major Archbishop of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, which falls on February 17, Zbruc reports.
29 November 2016, 09:57 | Religion and society |
His Beatitude Sviatoslav, the Patriarch of the UGCC, spoke about church marriage and family in the latest issue of the TV project “Open Church” on Zhyve TV.
26 November 2016, 14:20 | National religious question |
On November 25, Greek Catholic and Roman Catholic bishops of Ukraine issued an appeal on the occasion of the Holodomor Remembrance Day, in which expressed solidarity and prayerful closeness on these days of nation-wide remembrance and mourning for the victims of the Holodomor in Ukraine.
25 November 2016, 10:20 | Faith and weapon |
While in the area of ATO, His Beatitude Sviatoslav Shevchuk, Head of the UGCC, visited one of the local military chapels existing from the beginning of war. The leader of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic community was welcomed by military chaplains and military-clad believers, the “People's Army” website reported on November 25.
The exhibits show a much wider period of the Armenian Church in Lviv. For example, there are Armenian manuscripts and printed books of XVII-XIX centuries
11 November 2016, 11:00 | Vatican |
On Thursday, November 10, 2016, Pope Francis had a private audience with His Beatitude Sviatoslav Shevchuk, Major Archbishop of Kyiv-Galician, head of the UGCC, who stayed in Rome these days, taking part in the Plenary Assembly of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity.
9 November 2016, 17:29 | Apostolic Nunciatura |
Pope Francis said that Ukraine has a special place in his heart and that he prays daily for the return of peace, for consolation for the neediest people and the progress of the country.