- Expеrt opinion
- Religious studies
- Religions in Ukraine
- About Us
Patriarch Filaret and U.S. Ambassador Discuss International Relations and Ukraine’s European Integration
26 September 2013, 10:13 | International relations | 0 | | Code for Blog | |
On September 25, 2013, the Patriarch of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church-Kyivan Patriarchate Filaret (Denysenko) received at his residence U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Geoffrey R. Pyatt, who recently began his diplomatic service in Ukraine.
According to the press service of the Kyivan Patriarchate, the patriarch and the ambassador discussed a wide range of issues at the meeting. The parties exchanged views on the status and prospects of interfaith, interreligious, and church-state relations in Ukraine and discussed a number of social developments that are taking place in the country, particularly issues of international relations and European integration of Ukraine.
The meeting was held in a warm atmosphere of mutual understanding.
At the end of the meeting, Patriarch Filaret presented the ambassador with a photo album “The Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Kyivan Patriarchate.” He wished Ambassador Pyatt God's blessing and success in his work in strengthening relations between Ukraine and the USA.
The meeting was also attended by the administrator of the Kyivan Patriarchate, Bishop Agapit of Vyshhorod, and officials from the embassy.
There currently no active polls
- 21 November 2014, 08:16 |
- 20 November 2014, 22:32 |
- 20 November 2014, 09:02 |
- 19 November 2014, 23:41 |
- 19 November 2014, 22:57 |
The exhibition of works by Johann George Pinsel opens in Ternopil | 21 November 2014, 10:23 | Sacral art |
On Dignity and Liberty Day the Roman Catholic Bishops of Ukraine pray for wisdom for officials | 21 November 2014, 10:13 | National religious question |
The UOC-KP sharply criticized withdrawal of signatures from the Unity Memorandum of Rivne by the UOC-MP hierarchs | 20 November 2014, 11:20 | Church-state relations |
The relics of St. John Paul II to be presented for veneration in Kyiv on the occasion of the Dignity Revolution anniversary | 20 November 2014, 10:20 | Religion and policy |
Muslims of Crimea not to revenge for burning of the Mosques, according to Muftiate | 20 November 2014, 09:41 | Islam
Most Popular Articles month
19 November 2014, 14:47 | Interchurch relations | 20 November 2014, 22:32
13 November 2014, 12:56 | James Siemens' column | 21 November 2014, 08:16
24 October 2014, 09:22 | Freedom of Conscience | 24 October 2014, 09:37