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His Holiness, the Patriarch of Kyiv and All Rus’ - Ukraine of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Kyiv Patriarchate Filaret and Archbishop Emeritus of the Greek Catholic Church, Lubomyr Huzar addressed the assembly.
17 March 2017, 10:35 | Religion and society
17 March 2017, 10:26 | International relations
“The Orthodox Church, which was under the aegis of the Russian imperial throne until 1917, was divided. It is not just the division between the Kyiv Patriarchate in the jurisdiction of Moscow and the Kyiv Patriarchate, headed by Patriarch Filaret. There is also the Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Church, and there is the division between Orthodox Churches abroad. The Russian Orthodox Church agreed to restore relations with the Moscow Patriarchate, and some parishes of Russian Orthodox Church abroad were in opposition,” he reminded.
15 March 2017, 14:56 | Church-state relations
Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I prays for the unification of the Ukrainian people in the same Church. The mother Church of Constantinople will help Ukraine to get it, informs Mega News.
13 March 2017, 14:22 | Religion and society
According to the press secretary of the Initiative “Pope for Ukraine” Olena Kulygina, humanitarian aid had reached almost all the towns along the demarcation line in Donbas. The total number of persons covered by the assistance is nearly 200 thousand people.
8 March 2017, 10:46 | Church-state relations
The Ministry of Youth and Sports of Ukraine held a discussion to define the format of interaction between authorities, churches and religious organizations, and the public, with a view of creating favorable conditions for spiritual and creative development of Ukrainian youth.
7 March 2017, 09:18 | Religion and society
On March 4, 2017, the Church of All Saints located at the construction site of the Cathedral of the Resurrection of the UOC, held a memorial service for the homeless who died on the streets. Funeral prayers were led by the Vicar of the Kyiv Metropolis, Bishop Varsonofy of Borodyany. It was reported by the Information and Education Department which cited to the website of the Cathedral of the UOC.
7 March 2017, 08:56 | International relations
2 March 2017, 12:00 | Church-state relations
Chairman of Spiritual Education Commission of the Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Church, Bishop Victor (Bed) appealed to the state leadership with a proposal to mark the 100th anniversary of the revival of the Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Church, Keuapc.org reports.
27 February 2017, 10:04 | National religious question
Patriarch Filaret blessed the monument and stressed that Ukrainians, when honoring the memory of poetess Olena Teliha, simultaneously pay homage to all the fighters for the independence of our country.
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.