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26 April 2017, 13:53 | International relations
On April 24-28, Vienna (Hall of the Catholic student youth, Ebendorferstraße 8) hosts an exhibition of children's drawings of All-Ukrainian competition “Chornobyl disaster 30 years later - what next?”
26 April 2017, 10:49 | Conferences, seminars, researches
On April 25, 2017, Kyiv hosted a conference on “The nature of war and its religious grounds: the issue of conditions of peaceful coexistence of modern humanity.” The event was held at Ukrinform and was devoted to understanding the interaction of these phenomena. The discussion involved specialists were religious scholars, journalists, religious leaders and civil servants. NAS Ukraine scientists organized the event together with NGO “European Christian Congress” (ECC).
25 April 2017, 19:08 | Scandals, crime
In Kyiv, CID officers arrested gang members who stole from Vernadsky National Library Ivan Fedorov’s old printed Books of the Apostles. This was reported by TV 112 Ukraine citing a source in the police.
25 April 2017, 13:24 | Religion and policy
Patriarch Sviatoslav (Shevchuk) of the UGCC said that currently Ukrainian reconciliation with the Russians is impossible because of the war. But talking about peace, seeking for it, praying is never too early.
25 April 2017, 10:41 | Charity, social service
On April 24, 2017, a psychological rehabilitation center PROMYR intended for people with trauma of war was opened in Slovyansk. The event gathered many guests not only from Donetsk region. Attending the opening were MPs of Ukraine Hanna Hopko, Commissioner of the President of Ukraine for Children's Rights, Chairman of the Initiatives “Pope for Ukraine” Bishop Jan Sobilo.
25 April 2017, 09:55 | Land and property problems
With the help of ordinary church charters, the Ukrainian communities can be deprived of their property and denied any opportunity to influence the order in their church. Most believers do not know anything about the new documents that clergymen extensively approve.
21 April 2017, 12:40 | Faith and weapon
Military chaplains will start working in all combat troops of the Armed Forces of Ukraine since May 15, the head of the Chief Department of moral and psychological support of the Armed Forces Major General Oleh Hruntkovskyy was reported as saying at a briefing by "Religion in Ukraine" which quotes Seo-top-news .com.ua.
21 April 2017, 11:50 | Religion and policy
Head of Chernihiv Diocese of the UOC-KP Archbishop Yevstratii (Zorya) commented on banning Jehovah's Witnesses in Russia. Archbishop says that one might disagree the dogmatic teaching of “witnesses” but hanging a label “extremists” as it did in Russia, is unacceptable. Archbishop of Chernihiv said on his Facebook page.
12 April 2017, 12:03 | Extraordinary situations
On Wednesday night, April 11, the church of Evangelical Christians-Baptists “Salvation” located on 3 Komarova lane was burnt, according to the press service of the regional Emergence Service department.
10 April 2017, 11:31 | Religion and policy
The leader of the Spiritual Administration of Muslims of Ukraine ‘Ummah’, Mufti Said Ismagilov commented on the new blunders of the Russian media.
On the feast of the Annunciation, April 7, Patriarch Sviatoslav (Shevchuk), the Head of the UGCC, visited Poltava. The purpose of his visit was to bless a land plot for a new church and meet with the faithful.
5 April 2017, 11:35 | Charity, social service
"SEED - food for every day. Providing people in the area of military conflict with seeds for home gardens” - Charity Association “Emmanuel” has started a new project in the framework of the Initiative “Pope for Ukraine.”
5 April 2017, 11:08 | Charity, social service
On the paschal week, the Department of Social Protection of Lviv City Council is to organize the traditional Easter breakfast for the people who, due to certain life circumstances, are unable to live the spiritual atmosphere of the Resurrection of Christ in their family, this activity is aimed to save the familial spirit of the holiday and to enable the neediest to try themselves to Easter dishes.
4 April 2017, 12:57 | Religion and policy
After Kozlovsky’s detention, his family began looking for a way to take Svyatoslav away from there. During a search of all the documents were confiscated, it was impossible to cross the dividing line and move to the territory controlled by Ukraine.
30 March 2017, 12:20 | Religion and society
Member of Ukrainian Parliament (faction “Poroshenko Bloc”) Dmitry Golubov offers to allow abortion for medical reasons only or if conception occurred as a result of rape.
29 March 2017, 16:20 | Temples, church property
The church will bear the name “Surb Sarhis” in honor of the young commander, Sarhis, who was martyred for the Christian faith in 363. According to Nshan Antonyan, it will be built at the expense of the community and sponsors, in particular, “Union of Armenians of Ukraine” is ready to help.
29 March 2017, 13:45 | Charity, social service
On March 28, in Zaporizhia representatives of Maltese Aid Service, who arrived from Ivano-Frankivsk, officially handed over to Caritas Ukraine three field kitchens for use in the buffer zone, and the components for their functioning (fuel products) are provided as part of the Initiative “Pope for Ukraine.”
27 March 2017, 15:16 | Church-state relations
On the day of "Earth Hour", March 25, 2017, at the Mariyinsky park in Kyiv, the "Avenue of the green future" was planted as part of the national campaign “Plant a Tree of Peace,” according to the Bureau of the UGCC on environmental issues.
26 March 2017, 11:21 | International relations
The war has claimed over 10,000 lives, and has injured 23,000 people. 2,000 of those killed were civilians, most of whom died as a result of indiscriminate shelling in civilian areas.
24 March 2017, 12:00 | Religion and policy
Former State Duma deputy Denis Voronenkov was shot dead in the center of Kyiv on March 23. Unknown opened fire when Voronenkov came out from the hotel together with his security guard.