Religion and culture

  • 10 December 2010, 12:38 | UGCC | 

    Musical Edition of Parastasa Service Book Presented

    The first volume of the musical edition of Parastasa service book containing the rite of funeral of laymen and children at ordinary and Easter times, accompanied with a CD, was presented at the Ukrainian Catholic University in Lviv on December 9.

  • 8 December 2010, 10:50 | Children young people and religion | 

    Magazine for Blind Children Presented in Lviv

    The editorial staff of the children's publication Land of Little Angels on December 7 presented in Lviv the first Ukrainian magazine for blind children of a very young age.

  • 16 November 2010, 09:52 | Religion and culture | 

    Minister of Culture Assures that No Museum Will Be Evicted from Cave Monastery

    Representatives of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism state that no museum will be evicted from the territory of the Kyivan Cave Monastery until another appropriate building is found for it.

  • 15 November 2010, 11:26 | Religion and culture | 

    Role of Religious Communities in Management of Objects of World Heritage

    The participants of the seminar marked the International Year for the Rapprochement of Cultures, proclaimed by the UN General Assembly, which has become a valuable tool for exchanging experiences and dialogues between cultures and is aimed to foster respect for the confession of each person

  • 12 November 2010, 10:54 | National religious question | 

    Priests of Russian Orthodox Church: Russian Language in Ukraine Should be Official

    Priests of the Russian Orthodox Church firmly defend the general position of the church that the Russian language should be granted official status in Ukraine.

  • 11 November 2010, 13:14 | Religion and culture | 

    Moratorium for Eviction of Museums from Kyiv Cave Reserve Recommended

    The Supreme Council’s Committee on Matters of Culture and Spirituality considered the question of eviction of Ukraine’s museums from the territory of the Kyiv Cave Historic and Cultural Reserve.

  • 9 November 2010, 13:07 | Sacral art | 

    Restored Icons Exhibited in Lviv

    The Museum of Sacred Art of Blessed Clement Sheptytsky in Lviv exhibits the restored icons of the 17th-19th centuries. The icons were restored as part of the project Conservation and Display of the Studion Icon Collection.

  • 9 November 2010, 12:45 | National religious question | 

    Patriarch Lubomyr: Church Must Address Each Nation in its Own Language

    In his speech at the round table "The Church and the Ukrainian Language,” the head of Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church Patriarch Lubomyr stressed that the human community is naturally divided into nations, so the church must address each nation in its own language.

  • 27 October 2010, 12:57 | Religion and culture | 

    Monk Wrote Song to Be Performed by Ukrainians at Eurovision

    The secretary of Archbishop Mark of Berlin and Germany, Hegumen Danylo (Irbits), wrote the words for a song which may be performed at Eurovision 2011, reported Fr. Danylo to a correspondent of

  • 27 October 2010, 09:32 | Restoration, maintainance of cultural inheritance | 

    Expert: Chersonese Must Not Be Passed to Church

    Chersonese may soon be included on the list of UNESCO's world heritage sites. This idea, however, is to be abandoned if a part of the territory of the reserve is passed to the permanent use of the church.

  • 15 September 2010, 11:20 | Religion and society | 

    Capuchin Monk Ksawery Knotz to Attend Forum of Publishers in Lviv

    The author of the bestseller "Sex which you do not know. For married couples who love God," Fr. Ksawery Knotz, a Capuchin monk from Poland, has become an honored guest of the 17th Forum of Publishers in Lviv.

  • 8 September 2010, 17:50 | Religion and culture | 

    17th International "Forum of Publishers" to Be Held in Lviv

    This year, as part of the 17th International Pulishers' Forum on September 15-19 September, the 5th International Literature Festival (September 15-19), business forum (September 16-18), Competition Best Book of Forum-2000 will be held, and the Western-Ukrainian Library Forum (September 15-17) will be conducted for the first time.

  • 3 September 2010, 12:45 | Religion and society | view photo | 

    Prison Art Exhibition Opened in Lviv

    An exposition of works of decorative and applied art by prisoners was opened on 3 September in the museum of the Sambir-Drohobych Eparchy in Truskavets. Part of the works will be exhibited in the Palace of Art in Drohobych.

  • 31 August 2010, 12:31 | Religion and society | 

    Monks from Donetsk Begin to Embroider Cloth of Unity of Ukraine

    A cloth, which monks from Donetsk began to embroider and which is designed to become a symbol of unification of Ukraine, was sent on 30 August from the Sviatohirska Monastery of the Holy Assumption in Donetsk Region on a tour round the country.

  • 31 August 2010, 11:51 | Islam | 

    Diplomats From 40 Countries Attend Iftar on Occasion of Ramadan in Kyiv

    The Spiritual Board of Muslims of Ukraine on 26 August organized a traditional iftar (celebratory supper) on occasion of Ramadan. The supper was attended by diplomats from over 40 countries and Ukrainian authorities such as the presidential administration, Cabinet of Ministers, Supreme Council.

  • 30 August 2010, 10:22 | Church-state relations | 

    Statue of Lenin to Be Remelted Into Sculpture of Bishop

    At the session of the Uzhhorod City Council on August 27, it was decided to pass free of charge the statue of Lenin, which was located in the Narodna Square of Uzhhorod, to the Mukachevo parish of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church (UGCC).

  • 25 August 2010, 13:20 | Religion and culture | 

    School of Traditional Boyko Icon Painting Held in Lviv Region

    In the monastery of St. Onuphrius in Lavriv (western Ukraine)is taking place the International Boyko Icon-Painting School during the International Festival "Carpathia 2010.”

  • 20 August 2010, 15:46 | Religion and culture | 

    Mother Teresa Honored in Luhansk

    The exhibition devoted to the 100th anniversary of the birth of Mother Teresa started in Luhansk regional universal scientific library.

  • 20 August 2010, 13:51 | Church-state relations | view photo | 

    The Peresopnytsia Gospels 'Celebrates' 450th anniversary

    The Ukrainian government ordered the special celebration of 450th anniversary of the famous issue of Gospels in old Ukrainian language - the Peresopnytsia Gospels.

  • 18 August 2010, 10:39 | Protests and conflicts | 

    Society for the Protection of Historical and Cultural Monuments to be Evicted from Kyiv Cave Reserve

    The society stresses that his eviction "will certainly lead to the destruction of one of the largest civil organizations" and warned that such a move will by negatively evaluated by the cultural community.