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14 March 2017, 09:39 | Inter-Orthodox relations
The main objective of the ROC is not to aggravate the situation but keep the UOC (MP) under its control. This opinion was expressed by a sociologist of religion, author of the book titled “Russian Orthodox Church. Status and Problems” Mykola Mytrokhin on Radio Krym.Realiyi.
The transfer of the parish of St. Stephen Protomartyr from the UOC (MP) to the Kyiv Patriarchate community in the village Kotyuzhyny, Zbarazh district of Ternopil region has almost completed. The relevant documents are currently being prepared.
14 February 2017, 14:40 | Interchurch relations |
Ukrainian military chaplains of different denminations and religions have joined the world campaign “22 Push-ups challenge” in support of Ukrainian military – Fr Lubomyr Yavorsky, Deputy Head of the Department of the Patriarchal Curia of the UGCC of the Pastoral care for Armed Forces of Ukraine, said on his Facebook page.
25 January 2017, 10:18 | Interchurch relations |
Head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church Patriarch Sviatoslav led an interfaith Prayer for Christian Unity, held on January 23, 2017 at the Church of St. Basil the Great in Kyiv, within the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity.
16 January 2017, 10:06 | UOC KP |
On January 12, 2017, with the blessing of Patriarch Filaret of the Kyiv Patriarchate, members of the commission for dialogue with the Ecumenical Patriarchate met with representative members of the Holy Synod and the Holy Patriarchate of Constantinople at the official residence of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew at the Phanar (Istanbul, Turkey).
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.”
29 November 2016, 17:50 | AUCCRO, inter-confessional councils |
Pope John Paul II during his visit to Ukraine (2001) after a meeting with representatives of Ukraine AUCCRO called it “the greatest laboratory of ecumenism.”
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.
10 November 2016, 09:16 | AUCCRO, inter-confessional councils |
At the initiative of a number of religious organizations that are not members of the All-Ukrainian Council of Churches and Religious Organizations (AUCCRO) a working group has been established to prepare a constituent assembly of All-Ukrainian Religious Council (AURR).
3 November 2016, 12:07 | AUCCRO, inter-confessional councils |
On November 2, Sarmat military base in Kramatorsk of Donetsk region hosted a meeting of the All-Ukrainian Council of Churches and Religious Organizations.
3 November 2016, 11:46 | AUCCRO, inter-confessional councils |
All-Ukrainian Council of Churches and Religious Organizations appealed to all people affected by the war, living in the ‘gray zone’ and the zone of combat action assuring that they are willing to help them heal wounds and give the opportunity to feel themselves worthy citizens.
4 October 2016, 17:44 | National religious question |
Mr. Dzyuba was recognized for his decades-long commitment to human rights and fostering dialogue between nations. He was an authoritative voice during the repressive Soviet period, speaking out against xenophobia and anti-Semitism and working for national reconciliation.
On October 2, thousands of people walked in the columns of "March for Life" along the main street of Zaporizhya. This is the second march in the city, organized by the Spiritual Council of Christian Churches of Zaporizhya.
30 September 2016, 17:14 | International relations |
"OSCE should defend the fundamental right for freedom of religion for those, who have suffered daily in eastern Ukraine because of the Russian aggression", stated Maksym Vasin, CEO of the Institute for Religious Freedom, at the OSCE HDIM (Session 12) on September 27, 2016 in Warsaw.
23 September 2016, 16:02 | Announcements |
Traditionally during the autumn season the representatives of various faiths, religious organizations, education, authorities, business, public sector, media and all people of good will gather and share their experience and work out solutions towards social problems.
22 September 2016, 10:02 | Legislation |
All-Ukrainian Council of Churches and Religious Organizations calls on Parliament to support draft law 5050, which eliminates a number of inaccuracies in the Tax Code regarding the non-profit status of religious organizations.
20 September 2016, 16:17 | Religious relations |
This year, Christians were invited to pray in the Basilica of St. Francis, while those from other religions will pray in the town that for centuries has drawn admirers of the saint who abandoned family wealth for an austere existence of preaching tolerance.
20 September 2016, 11:44 | Religious ceremonies and pilgrimage |
Metropolitan Luka of Zaporozhye and Melitopol, together with representatives of the Zaporozhye diocese of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, went on a pilgrimage visit to Japan, reports the Information and Education Department of the UOC.
20 September 2016, 10:43 | Interchurch relations |
Speaking on September 16 at a meeting of a joint Catholic-Orthodox theological commission, the chief ecumenical officer of the Russian Orthodox Church said that the activity of the "Uniates" - the Eastern churches in communion with Rome - is the greatest obstacle to greater unity between Catholics and Orthodox.