Religious ceremonies and pilgrimage

  • 3 June 2012, 21:14 | Religious ceremonies and pilgrimage | view photo | 

    Closing Ceremony of 1st Eucharist Congress of Roman Catholics Held in Lviv

    On June 3 in Lviv, several thousands of Roman Catholics participated in the ceremony of closing of the First Eucharist Congress. The main event, a celebratory mass, was led by Vicar General of Pope Benedict XVI, Cardinal Angelo Comastri.

  • 30 May 2012, 08:24 | Religious ceremonies and pilgrimage | 

    Catholic Eucharist Congress Held in Zaporizhzhia

    The First All-Ukrainian Eucharist Congress of the Roman Catholic Church, which started on 26 May in Kyiv, continued in the eastern Ukrainian city of Zaporizhzhia. The most important events took place in the Sanctuary of God the Merciful Father.

  • 28 May 2012, 11:08 | Religious ceremonies and pilgrimage | 

    First National Eucharistic Congress of the Roman Catholic Church in Ukraine Launched

    In Kyiv, in the Cathedral of St. Oleksandr, the first National Eucharistic Congress of the Roman Catholic Church in Ukraine was launched on May 26.

  • 7 May 2012, 09:35 | Religious ceremonies and pilgrimage | 

    Ecumenical Prayer Meeting Held in Lviv on City Day

    On May 6, during the celebration of the Day of the City in Lviv, a joint prayer was held with the participation of representatives of all the churches of the city. The prayer was led by Patriarch Filaret.

  • 2 April 2012, 10:08 | Religious ceremonies and pilgrimage | 

    Communities of Kyivan Patriarchate and UGCC Conduct Joint Religious Procession in Ternopil Region

    In the village of Lanivtsi of Ternopil Region, the communities of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church-Kyivan Patriarchate (UOC-KP) and the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church (UGCC) conducted a joint service and religious procession.

  • 19 March 2012, 12:53 | Religious ceremonies and pilgrimage | view photo | 

    UGCC Again Points to Sins of Abortion During Religious Procession in Lviv

    On March 18, in Lviv, a religious procession was held. Some 40-50 thousand people participated in it.

  • 23 January 2012, 14:29 | Interchurch relations | 

    Different Denominations Pray Together for Unity in Kyiv

    On January 22, representatives of Christian Churches of Ukraine jointly prayed for the unity of Christianity in the Church of St. Basil the Great of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church in Kyiv.

  • 21 January 2012, 11:11 | Religious ceremonies and pilgrimage | 

    Ecumenical Prayer for Unity of Christians to Be Held on January 22 in Kyiv

    Patriarch Sviatoslav of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church (UGCC) initiated an ecumenical prayer to be held at 6 p.m., on January 22, in the Church of St. Basil the Great of the UGCC.

  • 18 January 2012, 18:44 | Interchurch relations | 

    Lutherans and Catholics Call On Orthodox Metropolitan Ahafangel to Join Prayer for Unity of Christians

    Lutheran and Catholic bishops addressed Metropolitan Ahafangel (Savin) of Odesa and Izmail of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church-Moscow Patriarchate with an open letter.

  • 17 January 2012, 10:26 | Interchurch relations | 

    Christians of Odesa To Hold Joint Prayer For Unity and Reconciliation

    On 18 January, in the Roman Catholic Cathedral of the Assumption of the Holy Virgin, the Week of Prayers for the unity of Christians and reconciliation between people, nations and communities will begin .

  • 13 January 2012, 10:17 | Religious ceremonies and pilgrimage | 

    Data Base of Shrines of UGCC for Pilgrims Created

    The newly created website of the Patriarchal Pilgrimage Center (PPC) presents information on 83 shrines.

  • 5 January 2012, 12:34 | Religious ceremonies and pilgrimage | 

    Million of Tourists Visited Kyiv Cave Reserve Last Year

    The number of the visitors of the Kyiv Cave National Historic and Cultural Reserve have grown considerably during the New Year celebration time.

  • 30 December 2011, 10:48 | Religious ceremonies and pilgrimage | 

    Berlin Hosts Taize Youth Meeting

    The 34th European Meeting of Youth, which is organized annually by the Taize community, will be for the first time held in Berlin from 28 December, 2011 to 1 January, 2012.

  • 20 December 2011, 12:00 | Religious ceremonies and pilgrimage | 

    Bethlehem Light of Peace Comes to Lviv

    On December 20, Lviv Plast members are to receive from their Polish colleagues the Bethlehem Light of Peace.

  • 14 November 2011, 09:09 | Religious ceremonies and pilgrimage | view video | 

    Euro Stadium Arena Lviv Consecrated

    The new stadium built in Lviv for Euro 2012 was consecrated on November 13 by representatives of six denominations.

  • 8 November 2011, 09:20 | Religious ceremonies and pilgrimage | 

    Relic of Saint Demetrios Venerated in Ukraine

    On November 7, with the blessing of the Head of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church-Moscow Patriarchate (UOC-MP), Metropolitan Volodymyr, the right hand of the Holy Great Martyr Demetrius was brought to Ukraine.

  • 3 November 2011, 09:42 | Religious ceremonies and pilgrimage | 

    UGCC primate calls on 'all the Ukrainian people of God to join pilgrimage to Rome'

    The pilgrimage will take place on the occasion of the blessing of the restored Cathedral of St. Sophia at the feast of the Protection of the Virgin Mary, October 14, 2012. Also, it will celebrate the 120th anniversary since the birth of Patriarch Josyf Slipyj.

  • 1 November 2011, 09:02 | Religious ceremonies and pilgrimage | 

    Annual Prayer of Ukrainian-Polish Reconciliation Conducted in Lviv

    Joint prayers in the Lychakiv Cemetery in Lviv at the burial places of the Ukrainian and Polish soldiers, who perished in the Polish-Ukrainian War of 1918-1920, have been conducted on 1 November for ten years.

  • 19 September 2011, 10:26 | UGCC | 

    New Bishop of Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church Ordained

    The head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, Patriarch Sviatoslav (Shevchuk), on September 18 ordained the Apostolic Administrator of the Buchach Eparchy of UGCC, Fr. Dmytro Hryhorak, eparch of Buchach.

  • 30 August 2011, 09:41 | Islam | 

    Crimean Muslims Celebrate Oraza-Bairam

    Today is the first day of the two main feasts in Islam, Id-al-Fitr. In the Crimea, where Ukraine’s largest Muslim community live, it is called Oraza-Bairam. In the morning, celebratory collective prayers began in all the mosques of the peninsular.