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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.
24 November 2016, 10:13 | National religious question |
23 November 2016, 08:55 | National religious question |
72% of Ukrainians agree with the view that the Holodomor of 1932-33 was a genocide of the Ukrainian people, while 14% do not agree and 14% are undecided. These are the results of a survey conducted by the sociological group “Rating” in September 2016.
22 November 2016, 11:05 | Announcements |
21 November 2016, 09:46 | National religious question |
On November 21, Ukraine celebrates the Dignity and Liberty Day – a holiday established to commemorate the Orange Revolution (2004) and the Revolution of Dignity (2013-14), which started this day to oppose lawlessness and injustice. Patriarch Filaret spoke to Ukrainian people on this occasion.
The meeting of the historical and toponymical Commission of Odessa City Council, held on November 4, 2016, examined the appeal of NGO “Ukraine is me” on the establishment of a memorial sign – a symbol of destroyed churches and priests of Odessa shot by Communists.
10 October 2016, 14:20 | National religious question |
Transcarpathian regional center hosted the 10th anniversary Festival of Jewish Culture. This year it received its own name – Heymish Ungvar, which means “comfortable, cozy, warm.”
4 October 2016, 17:44 | National religious question |
Mr. Dzyuba was recognized for his decades-long commitment to human rights and fostering dialogue between nations. He was an authoritative voice during the repressive Soviet period, speaking out against xenophobia and anti-Semitism and working for national reconciliation.
As the 75th anniversary approaches of the massacre of 33 thousand Ukrainian Jews at Babyn Yar, Ukraine’s religious leaders have joined in a memorial service for the Nazis’ Roma victims killed at what was then a ravine on the outskirts of Kyiv.
18 September 2016, 11:09 | National religious question |
"Currently the society holds a lively debate about granting autocephaly to the Orthodox Church in Ukraine,” Parubiy said. He noted that in June, Parliament adopted an appeal to Patriarch Bartholomew about the autocephalous status of the Ukrainian Church, in favor of which a large number of MPs voted.
14 September 2016, 14:22 | National religious question
Historians should do their job in favour of reconciliation between the peoples, Polish Foreign Minsiter says.
13 September 2016, 10:26 | National religious question |
“We wish to embrace with special attention and assurances of prayer those directly affected by war: combatants, wounded, families of the deceased and missing, those who have been forced to leave their homes, and those living under occupation and at the boundary line,” goes the Synod’s message.
29 August 2016, 10:50 | National religious question |
A prayer service was held at St.Sophia square in Kyiv to commemorate the Ukrainian soldiers killed near Ilovaisk two years ago. According to a UNIAN correspondent, after the relatives of the victims spoke, a prayer service was held for the health of the living and for those who died near Ilovaisk.
25 August 2016, 10:25 | National religious question |
At St Sophia Cathedral, the leaders of churches and religious organizations prayed for the Ukrainian state, peace and prosperity, for God's protection and blessing for the Ukrainian military servicemen.
23 August 2016, 11:03 | National religious question |
The President recalled of the brave deed by the Hero of Ukraine Volodymyr Rybak, which touched the hearts of millions of Ukrainians. He performed an extremely worthy deed – he sacrificed his life protecting the flag of Ukraine in his native Horlivka.