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16 January 2017, 10:06 | UOC KP |
On January 12, 2017, with the blessing of Patriarch Filaret of the Kyiv Patriarchate, members of the commission for dialogue with the Ecumenical Patriarchate met with representative members of the Holy Synod and the Holy Patriarchate of Constantinople at the official residence of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew at the Phanar (Istanbul, Turkey).
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
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.
28 December 2016, 12:40 | Religion and society |
27 December 2016, 10:38 | Religion and culture |
On December 25, the European square in central Kyiv became the place where 2017 singers simultaneously performed Christmas carols and festive songs.
In his Christmas message Pope Francis referred to Ukraine:“Peace to men and women who are still suffering the effects of conflict in eastern Ukraine, to whichwe all desire to bring relief to the population and to fulfill the obligations undertaken.”
20 December 2016, 21:31 | World of Protestantism |
The best celebration of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation will be its continuing in Ukrainian society, the organizers of the celebration R-500 believe. In particular, head of Evangelical Baptist Union of Ukraine Valery Antoniuk was reported as saying this at a press conference in Kyiv at UNIAN agency on December 20.
19 December 2016, 09:58 | Faith and weapon |
16 December 2016, 12:41 | Armenian AC |
Evangelical Christians and their supporters protested against the actions of the occupation authorities in Bakhchysarai, Crimea, where the local Pentecostal church "Voice of Hope" was forbidden to worship in their own building.
13 December 2016, 07:35 | Religious holidays and traditions |
On December 13 Christians living according to the Julian Calendar honor the memory of St. Andrew the First-called Apostle. Ukrainians honor Apostle Andrew in a special way as he is considered to be the one who brought Christianity to the "Hills of Kyiv."
8 December 2016, 13:14 | Religion and policy |
On Thursday December 8, Ukrainian MPs supported the submission of the Prosecutor General Yurii Lutsenko to sanction the prosecution of MP Vadim Novinsky in the case of unlawful imprisonment of the personal secretary of the late Primate of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church Metropolitan Volodymyr (Sabodan) - Archbishop Oleksandr (Drabynko).
7 December 2016, 14:40 | Religious holidays and traditions |
Ukrainian MPs drafted a law that proposes to celebrate Christmas in Ukraine as a national holiday both 25 December (Gregorian calendar) and 7 January (Julian calendar). They believe that their initiative will not only take into account the religious need of many Protestant and Roman Catholic Christians, but also will unite the Ukrainian society.
6 December 2016, 09:25 | Islam |
In the preamble, the Charter states that “Muslims today are an integral part of Ukrainian society.” The initiative is open and anyone who shares the position set out therein, can join.
5 December 2016, 13:26 | Social questioning |
46.2% of Ukrainian who identify themselves as Orthodox, support "Ukraine’s Parliament appeal to Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew requesting autocephaly (self-governance) of the Orthodox Church in Ukraine.” 18.5% do not support; 35.3% found it difficult to answer.
5 December 2016, 09:14 | Religion and society |
The Message of the Synod of Bishops of Kyiv-Galician Major Archbishopric of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church of December 1 concerning the danger of gender ideology to society.
2 December 2016, 09:46 | National religious question |
On December 1, 2016, Patriarch of Kyiv and All Rus-Ukraine Filaret and Head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church Patriarch Sviatoslav took part in the National Forum "Transformation of Ukraine", hosted by the Congress Centre “Ukrainian House.”
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.
30 November 2016, 16:56 | Religious holidays and traditions |
The residence of St. Nicholas will be officially opened in the Great Lavra Bell Tower in Kyiv on December 1.
29 November 2016, 17:50 | AUCCRO, inter-confessional councils |
Pope John Paul II during his visit to Ukraine (2001) after a meeting with representatives of Ukraine AUCCRO called it “the greatest laboratory of ecumenism.”