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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.
10 February 2017, 11:45 | Faith and weapon |
28 December 2016, 12:40 | Religion and society |
25 December 2016, 12:29 | Religious holidays and traditions |
According to Bible tradition, on Christmas day the Virgin Mary gave birth to Jesus Christ. The Son of God was born in a manger in Bethlehem. The angels announced to the shepherds the news of the birth of the Son of God.
In his Christmas message Pope Francis referred to Ukraine:“Peace to men and women who are still suffering the effects of conflict in eastern Ukraine, to whichwe all desire to bring relief to the population and to fulfill the obligations undertaken.”
20 December 2016, 21:31 | World of Protestantism |
The best celebration of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation will be its continuing in Ukrainian society, the organizers of the celebration R-500 believe. In particular, head of Evangelical Baptist Union of Ukraine Valery Antoniuk was reported as saying this at a press conference in Kyiv at UNIAN agency on December 20.
Evangelical Christians and their supporters protested against the actions of the occupation authorities in Bakhchysarai, Crimea, where the local Pentecostal church "Voice of Hope" was forbidden to worship in their own building.
6 December 2016, 15:29 | Terrorism |
Note that in September 2014, when Horlivka was already beyond the Ukrainian government’s control, armed men kidnapped Adventist pastor Serhiy Lytovchenko in the house of prayer during communion. The kidnappers justified their actions by saying “this is an Orthodox land and it has no place various sects.” The pastor was liberated from prison only after 20 days.
5 December 2016, 16:20 | Religion and policy |
The Church of Christians of Evangelical Faith “Tabernacle” (Kyiv) has issued a formal appeal “to all Christian communities to support activities and statements in connection with the situation around the affiliate Church “ Voice of Hope” (Bahchisarai town), to which the Crimean government sent a resolution stating the “impossibility to operate the premises.”
9 November 2016, 12:49 | Calvinism |
On November 6, former bishop of the Transcarpathian Reformed Church Lajos Gulácsi died at the age of 92. Today, on November 9, the funeral is to be held.
The meeting of the historical and toponymical Commission of Odessa City Council, held on November 4, 2016, examined the appeal of NGO “Ukraine is me” on the establishment of a memorial sign – a symbol of destroyed churches and priests of Odessa shot by Communists.
31 October 2016, 12:48 | Editorial news |
Initiating a project “Reformation 500: Ukrainian experience,” RISU will inform, on one side, about modern life of Christians-Protestants in Ukraine. And on the other – it will tell more about the history of the spread of various Protestant communities in the Ukrainian lands.
31 October 2016, 12:48 | Vatican |
The Pope departed from Rome’s Fiumicino airport at 8.20 a.m. and arrived at 11 a.m. at Malmö, where the official welcome was held.
7 October 2016, 13:54 | Christians of Evangelical Faith |
Over 2 thousand bishops, leaders of missionary ministries and international charitable organizations from 16 countries came to the Second World Congress of Churches of Evangelical Christians, opened on October 6 in Lviv, in the Church “Golgotha.”
3 October 2016, 13:08 | Christians of Evangelical Faith |
On October 6-9, 2016 in Lviv, the "Golgotha" Church (str. Skrypnyk, 2a) hosted the Second World Congress of Evangelical Christians.
27 September 2016, 14:50 | Vatican
Yesterday, 26 September, an updated programme was published for the Holy Father’s apostolic trip to Sweden, to take place from 31 October to 1 November, for the Lutheran-Catholic Joint Commemoration of the Reformation.
The Christians of Evangelical Faith, who live in Washington state (USA), provided aid to the military hospital in Dnipro in the amount of USD 800 thousand, according to RISU correspondent Sofia Bogutska. Local representatives of the Ukrainian diaspora gathered a huge container of valuable medical goods for trauma and surgical departments.
7 September 2016, 12:43 | Evangelical Christian Baptists |
From August 26 to 27, 2016 an international Christian event - the Second Missionary forum was held at the International Center of Culture and Arts.
26 August 2016, 21:57 | Church-state relations |
The President welcomed the forum and stressed the importance of the decree, which must demonstrate the government’s positing regarding the support of the Protestant religious organizations.
In Dnipro city, representatives of seven Christian denominations, united in the Council of Christian Churches of Dnipropetrovsk Region, presented a video entitled “Our Father” as part of a joint project,” RISU correspondent Sofia Bohutska reports.