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23 February 2017, 10:41 | Ukrainians outside of Ukraine
The program “Open Church” tells a story of the Ukrainian Church of St. Joseph the Betrothed, Chicago. This relatively new Ukrainian parish has a church, which has been repeatedly noted as an outstanding architectural construction.
22 February 2017, 13:04 | UOC (MP)
The General Prosecutor's Office wants to carry out forensic examination of biological material of the deceased leader of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church Metropolitan Volodymyr. It was stated in the court ruling, Lb.ua reports.
22 February 2017, 10:16 | Religion and society |
A world champion in weight lifting, future priest Mykola Tkachuk, who will perform at an international sports festival “Arnold Classic” in early March in Columbus, Ohio (USA), is going to offer Arnold Schwarzenegger an icon of St. Nicholas as a present.
20 February 2017, 15:11 | Church-state relations
President Petro Poroshenko together with his wife Maryna and families of the Heroes of the Heavenly Hundred took part in the memorial service for the fallen activists of Maidan in St. Michael's Golden-Domed Monastery.
20 February 2017, 11:25 | Religion and policy
13 February 2017, 11:04 | Religion and policy |
“The biggest problem for Ukraine today is the split of the Orthodox Church into two parts – into the Kyiv and the Moscow Patriarchates,” he said.
10 February 2017, 10:00 | International relations |
On February 9, Patriarch Filaret of Kyiv and All Rus-Ukraine met at his residence with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Federal Republic of Germany Wolfgang Ernst Reichel. The meeting was also attended by Administrator of the Kyiv Patriarchate Archbishop Agapit (Humenyuk) and employees of the Embassy of Germany, according to the official website of the UOC-KP.
9 February 2017, 13:24 | Restoration, maintainance of cultural inheritance |
On February 9, at the session of Lviv city council its members approved a detailed plan for renovation of St. George Cathedral with the reconstruction of the Pilgrimage of St. George, landscaping of Metropolitan gardens and proposals to determine the location of the monument to Metropolitan Andrey.
7 February 2017, 10:09 | Conferences, seminars, researches |
As part of the year of Patriarch Josyp Slipyj in the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, Kyiv and other cities of Ukraine will mark the 125th birthday anniversary Patriarch Josyp Slipyj, according to the Information Department of the UGCC.
7 February 2017, 09:16 | Catholic world |
On February 8, for the first time in Ukraine on the occasion of Saint Marun’s day, Father of the Maronite Church, “Lebanese cultural and information center”jointly with a Lebanese Maronite family in Ukraine are to organize a solemn festive evening, according to ‘Day’ newspaper.
On February 1, 2016 at the capital's Independence Square (Maidan) Ukraine said goodbye to seven soldiers of the 72nd separate mechanized brigade who died in Avdiyivka heroically defending Ukraine from attacks of Russian occupation forces.
1 February 2017, 11:10 | Church-state relations |
The Ministry of Culture have expressed concern over the instances of blatant anti-Ukrainian activities conducted by the clergy of the UOC (MP) in the occupied territories and asked the church leadership to give them an adequate canonical and disciplinary assessment. They want to get same assessment of anti-Ukrainian actions of the UOC (MP) from the law-enforcement.
30 January 2017, 11:01 | Church-state relations |
The city government is working on creation of Memorial of the Holocaust victims “Babi Yar” in Kyiv, which will become a museum of memory in the place of a terrible crime and tragedy. This was stated by Kyiv Mayor Vitali Klitschko on International Holocaust Remembrance Day, according to the press service of the KSCA.
29 January 2017, 09:20 | National religious question |
27 January 2017, 10:06 | National religious question |
26 January 2017, 11:46 | National religious question |
In Prague, on January 25, a ceremony of farewell with the ashes of Ukrainian writer Oleksandr Oles and his wife Vira Kandyba was scheduled at the prayer house of Saints Philip and Jacob,. This was reported by Radio Liberty, WestNews notes.
26 January 2017, 10:07 | Scandals, crime |
It should be noted that on the night of 24 on January 25, unidentified persons painted with red paint the cemetery of the victims of totalitarianism in Bykivnya, near Kyiv, and tried to destroy with a pinch bar the entrance to the Polish military cemetery. This was reported by Director of the National Historical Memorial Preserve “Bykovnya graves” Bohdan Bilyashivsky, Polish Radio reports.
25 January 2017, 11:37 | Religion and culture |
On January 24, Kyiv hosted a presentation of two scientific papers by researcher Serhiy Shumylo “St. Paisius Velichkovskyy ‘The Story of the Holy Council’ and unknown letters” and “Elder Ioann Vyshenskyy: Mount Athos ascetic and Orthodox writer-polemyst.”
25 January 2017, 10:18 | Interchurch relations |
Head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church Patriarch Sviatoslav led an interfaith Prayer for Christian Unity, held on January 23, 2017 at the Church of St. Basil the Great in Kyiv, within the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity.