Ukrainian Catholic University Calls for Civil Disobedience Against President and His Government

11 December 2013, 10:36 | National religious question | 0 |   | Code for Blog |  | 

“The community of the Ukrainian Catholic University calls for civil disobedience against the president and his government and, together with Euromaidan and – we believe – all the Ukrainian people, seeks the immediate resignation of the current government, the formation of an interim government, and the declaration of early elections for all governmental bodies.”

Declaration
by the Ukrainian Catholic University
of Civil Disobedience

Last night in Kyiv human blood was spilled again. Brutal invaders again attacked peaceful demonstrators. Human Rights Day turned into the Day of Cruelty Against Peaceful People.

President Yanukovych has not learned anything. No one has persuaded him and nothing has stopped him. He and his government are choking in their own impunity and ostensible power. Even the scant opportunity for dialogue that the people gave him was trampled on.

This terrible night of Euromaidan, if not for the heroic opposition of the demonstrators, would have been in line with St. Bartholomew’s Day Massacre and the Night of Broken Glass. After this night, to follow the orders of the government would be contrary to human conscience. When from the Maidan dozens of innocent people, beaten, were taken in police vans to an unknown destination, President Yanukovych stopped being the President of Ukraine and his cronies, the government of our country.

The community of the Ukrainian Catholic University calls for civil disobedience against the president and his government and, together with the Euromaidan and – we believe – all the Ukrainian people, seeks the immediate resignation of the current government, the formation of an interim government, and the declaration of early elections for all governmental bodies.

We urge all universities in Ukraine to make this only possible decision.

We urge the international community not only in words but in deeds to support the Ukrainian people.

We bow our heads in deep respect to the defenders of Euromaidan. You defended the dignity and honor of Ukraine. Thank you!

And together with the bishops of the Synod of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, “we pray to the Almighty for peace, unity, justice, and victory of truth in our nation.

“In the midst of these trials let the words of Jesus Christ, which were heard in all our churches on Sunday, support us: ‘Fear not, only believe, and she shall be saved’ (Luke 8:50).”

 Adopted at a UCU general assembly
December 11, 2013

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    • Илья Ингер | 27 August 2016, 15:38

      Ты! Пидоровафлист чекистский, никак ты, падла, не издохнешь, Мишаня? Иди, помолись своему архигомосеку Гундяю со педофилу Путлером во главе - авось и полегчает тебе, болезный?

    • Anatoliy Buchenko | 27 August 2016, 13:53

      Свідомість простих людей така, що на всіх опитування абсолютна більшість православних в Україні відносить себе до УПЦ КП. Факти - річ уперта)))))

    • Михаил | 26 August 2016, 19:41

      Можно спокойно отнестись к молитве в Софии раввина, муфтия, баптистов. Но присутствие так называемых "упц кп" и "уапц" и, особенно, ряженого клоуна по кличке "патриарх

    • Чуваки | 26 August 2016, 10:32

      Умеющий думать и рассуждать величайшим назовётся в Царствии Небесном. И наоборот, не думающий и не рассуждающий, но торопящийся слепо верить и исполнять всё подряд без разбору, не думая и не

    • Чуваки | 26 August 2016, 09:32

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