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Ukraine and world
9 January 2017, 18:22 | International relations |
The Holy Father dedicated meeting to the theme of security and peace, expressing his heartfelt conviction that every form of religious expression is called to promote peace, and lamenting that at times, especially nowadays, the religious experience may be exploited in the interests of fundamentalism and terrorism.
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.
30 November 2016, 16:58 | Ukraine and world |
The Secretary will meet with Holy See Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin in Vatican City to discuss international issues and peace efforts, including the humanitarian crisis in Syria, violence in Ukraine, and the ongoing dialogue in Venezuela.
22 November 2016, 10:20 | Ukrainians outside of Ukraine |
The Federal Parliament of Canada is set to honor the 83rd anniversary of the Holodomor Genocide in Ukraine.
On November 19, Ukraine’s Parliament Speaker Andriy Paruby during his visit to Turkey met with Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew on the premises of the Patriarchate of Constantinople, the official website of the Verkhovna Rada reports.
16 November 2016, 11:56 | Ukrainians outside of Ukraine |
On Saturday, November 12, 2016 – Hundreds of Ukrainians, guests and supporters gathered, at Manhattan’s St. Patrick Cathedral for an ecumenical requiem service and commemorative program dedicated to the memory of Ukraine’s Holodomor, Stalin’s genocide of millions of Ukrainians in 1932-1933, the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA press service informs.
16 November 2016, 11:49 | International relations |
A total of 73 states voted for the document, 23 voted against, and 76 abstained. Some 41 states were co-authors of the resolution, the mission said.
15 November 2016, 12:34 | International relations |
The draft resolution also notes the necessity of releasing the illegally detained Russian citizens of Ukraine and cancellation of the decision to ban the activities of Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people.
15 November 2016, 09:48 | International relations |
If the Knesset would vote for the resolution, Israel will become the 25th country to recognize the Holodomor, which, according to Appellate court of Kyiv, killed 10 million 65 thousand people, genocide.
14 November 2016, 19:43 | Ukraine and world |
The Press Secretary of the White House issued a special statement regarding the Holodomor commemoration.
10 November 2016, 07:53 | International relations |
On January 21 - February 11, 2017, the IV International scientific and fact-finding trip to India titled “The sacred space of Vaishnavism” will be held involving the students, teachers and researchers of Ukraine.
9 November 2016, 17:29 | Apostolic Nunciatura |
Pope Francis said that Ukraine has a special place in his heart and that he prays daily for the return of peace, for consolation for the neediest people and the progress of the country.
9 November 2016, 10:59 | Ukrainians outside of Ukraine |
On November 7, Patriarch Filaret accompanied by archpriest Oleksandr Trofumliyk, a member of the Supreme Church Council of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church Kyiv Patriarchate, arrived in South Bound Brook.
2 November 2016, 17:02 | Ukrainians outside of Ukraine
A century old history of St. Volodymyr Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral in Chicago, IL became alive over the last weekend of October 2016. Hundreds of parishioners, visitors and local neighbors joined each other in celebration of exactly 100 years of spiritual ministry of the cathedral community in the Metropolitan Chicago area.
26 October 2016, 09:45 | Ukrainians outside of Ukraine |
During the Sobor metropolian Anthony informed the participants that bishop Daniel Zelinskyj is be nominated for elevation to Archbishop. The nomination will be presented to His All-Holiness Patriarch Bartholmew and the Holy Synod for formal election and inclusion in the Dyptychs of the Holy Ecumenical Church.
22 October 2016, 14:38 | Ukrainians outside of Ukraine |
Thanks to the coordinated cooperation between the faithful, hierarchs and priests in Western Europe, where the UGCC has no church entities, 255 religious communities have been successfully opened, 173 of which are under the care of priests.
21 October 2016, 12:36 | International relations |
The leader of the Greek-Catholic Church in Ukraine also underlined the positive value of this unique migration. The faithful of the Eastern Rite Catholic Churches in Western countries are not just objects of pastoral care, but true and proper “agents of the new evagelisation”.
19 October 2016, 14:44 | Ukraine and world |
The annual meeting of the Bishops of the Catholic Eastern Rite Churches in Europe is taking place this year at Fatima (Portugal), 20-23 October.
18 October 2016, 14:02 | Ukrainians outside of Ukraine
Bishop Soter Stephen Ortynsky (1866-1916) was the first Bishop of all Eastern Catholics in the United States.