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Religion and society
Jesuit priest Oleksiy Bredelyev said that their service had been operating in Ukraine since 2008. Nine years ago, they bought a small house on Antonovych street, where a shelter for refugees was arranged. His first visitors were fugitives from Chechnya, Afghanistan, Iraq. Ukraine is seen as a transit country and is not always found themselves on their own. And after Russia had occupied Crimea and invaded the east of Ukraine, fugitives from these regions joined the number of the shelter’s inhabitants.
17 March 2017, 10:35 | Religion and society
13 March 2017, 14:22 | Religion and society
According to the press secretary of the Initiative “Pope for Ukraine” Olena Kulygina, humanitarian aid had reached almost all the towns along the demarcation line in Donbas. The total number of persons covered by the assistance is nearly 200 thousand people.
7 March 2017, 09:18 | Religion and society
On March 4, 2017, the Church of All Saints located at the construction site of the Cathedral of the Resurrection of the UOC, held a memorial service for the homeless who died on the streets. Funeral prayers were led by the Vicar of the Kyiv Metropolis, Bishop Varsonofy of Borodyany. It was reported by the Information and Education Department which cited to the website of the Cathedral of the UOC.
1 March 2017, 12:26 | Religion and society
People live under the constant psychological stress. Imagine they go to bed every night with the idea that the shell may hit their home.
22 February 2017, 10:16 | Religion and society |
A world champion in weight lifting, future priest Mykola Tkachuk, who will perform at an international sports festival “Arnold Classic” in early March in Columbus, Ohio (USA), is going to offer Arnold Schwarzenegger an icon of St. Nicholas as a present.
30 January 2017, 12:05 | Religion and society |
The Synod of Bishops of the UGCC calls upon the clergy and faithful of the UGCC and all people of good will to follow the rules of road safety.
23 January 2017, 11:22 | Religion and society |
On January 27, the International Holocaust Remembrance Day, topical events will be held in Lviv, In particular, meetings, round table and theatrical performance.
13 January 2017, 10:35 | Religion and society |
Auxiliary Bishop of the RCC Diocese of Kharkiv and Zaporizhzhia Jan Sobilo shared some observations about the life or rather survival of people in the occupied territories of Donbass
4 January 2017, 10:24 | Religion and society |
On Christmas Eve, January 6, the head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church Sviatoslav Shevchuk will share a holiday meal usually called a holy supper (свята вечеря) with the internally displaced people from Eastern Ukraine.
28 December 2016, 12:40 | Religion and society |
6 December 2016, 11:47 | Announcements |
On Thursday, December 8, 2016, Lviv will host the Interreligious Symposium “Migration through the prism of interfaith dialogue: a view of Judaism, Christianity and Islam.” The event will be held under the auspices of the religious Administration of Muslims of Ukraine “Ummah” and the Centre for interfaith and inter-religious dialogue “Libertas.”
5 December 2016, 13:26 | Social questioning |
46.2% of Ukrainian who identify themselves as Orthodox, support "Ukraine’s Parliament appeal to Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew requesting autocephaly (self-governance) of the Orthodox Church in Ukraine.” 18.5% do not support; 35.3% found it difficult to answer.
5 December 2016, 09:14 | Religion and society |
The Message of the Synod of Bishops of Kyiv-Galician Major Archbishopric of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church of December 1 concerning the danger of gender ideology to society.
1 December 2016, 10:36 | Faith and weapon |
“We came here to this famous hospital, because there a special place and space where you serve and save the lives of our heroes, see the blood, suffering, tears,” the patriarch said.
30 November 2016, 09:03 | Religion and society |
29 November 2016, 09:57 | Religion and society |
His Beatitude Sviatoslav, the Patriarch of the UGCC, spoke about church marriage and family in the latest issue of the TV project “Open Church” on Zhyve TV.
16 November 2016, 11:45 | Religion and society |
On November 9-12, the church “Philadelphia” in Kyiv hosted the Eastern European Leadership Forum (EELF), which brought together about 650 participants from Ukraine, Belarus and Lithuania, the Christian Mega-portal invictory.com reports, referring to the press center of EELF.
28 October 2016, 10:46 | Church and school |
This position was outlined by Head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church Patriarch Sviatoslav on October 28, 2016, during the 88 General Assembly of Catholic Education in Europe Committee (CEEC) in Ukraine.
26 October 2016, 11:39 | Religion and society |
It is with great sorrow that I learnt the news about the departure to our Lord Jesus Christ for eternal reward of the beloved man, father and grandfather - Mr. Bohdan Hawrylyshyn. On behalf of the Synod of Bishops from me personally I would like to convey condolences to all of you and assure you in my prayers in intention for the departed.