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Faith and weapon
19 December 2016, 09:58 | Faith and weapon |
1 December 2016, 10:47 | Faith and weapon |
With the support of the Foundation of St. Nicholas military chaplains launched a charity initiative ‘Saint Nicholas For The Military’. They plan to buy sweets, tangerines and make icons depicting St. Nicholas and supplication to him. Lviv residents are invited to join the campaign to help Ukrainian soldiers experience the joy of St. Nicholas Day.
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.
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.
28 October 2016, 10:32 | Church-state relations |
At yesterday's session the deputies of Chernivtsi city council renamed the street of Lieutenant Pavlo Nikitin into Kapelanska (the chaplains’) street.
20 October 2016, 11:43 | Faith and weapon |
At the initiative of the Parliamentary Committee on Culture and Spirituality, a meeting on the legislative regulation of military chaplaincy was held.
On the basis of the Jewish unit of the Ukrainian Volunteer Army Corps improvised synagogue opened on September 16, 2016.
12 September 2016, 10:00 | Religious relations |
During the session of Dnipro city council, chair of patriotic education and chaplaincy department of Dnipropetrovsk Diocese of the UOC-KP Father Dmytro Povorotnyy personally conferred on Hasidim Oleksandr (“Asher”) Cherkassky a medal for volunteering. It was reported by Dniprohrad.
1 September 2016, 11:17 | Ukrainians outside of Ukraine |
The event was attended by representatives of the Ukrainian diaspora in the US, Veterans Union of the US Army soldiers of Ukrainian origin, military from Germany, France, Canada, Poland, Georgia, Turkey and Italy.
21 August 2016, 10:40 | Faith and weapon |
Deputy Minister of Defense of Ukraine for European Integration Ihor Dolgov met on August 17 with the newly appointed counsellor to Ukraine’s Minister of Defense on religious matters (civic volunteer) a hierarch of Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Church, Bishop Volodymyr (Cherpak) of Vyshgorod and Podol.
21 August 2016, 10:33 | Scandals, crime |
“In the city of Vasilivka, Zaporizhya region, a pro-Russian criminal group of about 10 people attacked the chaplain of the separate volunteer battalion of Ukrainian volunteer army ‘Aratta’ Father Mykhailo Ilnytskyy and our friends - volunteers and Roman Volytskyy and Stepan Soluka,” the statement reads.
15 August 2016, 11:44 | Faith and weapon |
since the beginning of the war, counting the chaplains, who stayed with the military servicemen and performed their ministry, Ruslan Kohanchuk collected data on 591 chaplains.
25 May 2016, 13:03 | Faith and weapon |
Before the general audience on Wednesday, May 25, 2016, Pope Francis descended from the panoramic car, in which he moved between sectors in St. Peter's Square, and, while welcoming the pilgrims, approached the group of Ukrainian military.
17 May 2016, 12:24 | Faith and weapon |
A group of pilgrims set off from the city of Lviv, where at Sahaydachnyy National Academy of the Military Bishop Mykhailo (Koltun) blessed pilgrims and wished a happy journey.
12 May 2016, 10:05 | Faith and weapon |
9 May 2016, 12:15 | Faith and weapon |
The President stressed that over the past two years Ukraine has been holding back the enemy not only by the force of arms of the Ukrainian soldiers, but also through spiritual strength and unity of the Ukrainian people. A crucial role herein is played by military chaplains.
25 April 2016, 10:08 | Faith and weapon |
In the course of the meeting with heads of churches and religious organizations, President Petro Poroshenko instructed to speed up elaboration of provisions on chaplaincy in the Armed Forces of Ukraine and other military structures.
22 March 2016, 09:41 | Faith and weapon |
The church can be easily disassembled and transported. The constructor of the church is father Vasyl Ivanuik, dean of the Kramatorsk deanery, a military chaplain.
1 March 2016, 10:32 | Faith and weapon |
12 February 2016, 10:55 | International relations |
On February 11, Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador to Ukraine Geoffrey R. Pyatt and the delegation of the United States visited the Garrison church of the Holy Apostles Peter and Paul of the UGCC in Lviv. Its rector Fr Stephen Sus wrote it on Facebook page.