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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
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, 15:00 | International relations |
President Petro Poroshenko has urged the German Bundestag to recognize the Holodomor as the genocide of Ukrainian people. President’s press secretary Svyatoslav Tseholko posted it on Monday on Twitter.
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, 15:43 | National religious question |
In Lviv, Ukrainians and Jews pay tribute to Holocaust victims
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.
28 December 2016, 12:40 | Religion and society |
On St. Nicholas Day, December 19, the main Christmas tree was opened at Festivalna square and the second regional New Year and Christmas festival began. A special highlight was the establishment of a religious borough “Christmas crib” for the first time in recent history of the city.
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.
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
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.
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.
26 November 2016, 14:22 | National religious question |
Ukrainian Youth Association of Ukraine initiates act "Communion" as a sign of spiritual unity with the Ukrainian generations affected in times of famine and terror.
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, 10:51 | Social questioning |
Ukrainian Sociology Service company and the Institute of Sociology of NAS of Ukraine issued a survey about the establishment of the unified Orthodox Church in Ukraine, Religion in Ukraine reports.