Protestants

  • 26 January 2012, 12:21 | Protestants

    Evangelical Protestants Concerned About Condition of Ukrainian Society

    Representatives of Evangelical religious denominations in Ukraine stressed that it is necessary to increase the role of Churches in Ukraine to improve the moral qualities of the society.

  • 25 January 2012, 15:31 | Interchurch relations | 

    Interdenominational Prayer Meeting Held in Zaporizhia

    On January 21, in the eastern Ukrainian city of Zaporizhia, in the Church of St. Paul of the Roman Catholic Church, an interdenominational prayer meeting was held as part of the World Week of Prayer for Christian Unity.

  • 25 January 2012, 13:16 | Interchurch relations | 

    Reps of Different Denominations Pray for Christian Unity in Lviv

    Representatives of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church (UGCC), Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Church (UAOC), Roman Catholic Church (RCC), Armenian Apostolic Church and the Church of Christians of Evangelical Faith participated in an interdenominational prayer for unity held on January 24 in the chapel of the Ukrainian Catholic University (UCU).

  • 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.

  • 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, 19:02 | Charity, social service | view photo | 

    Ukrainian Pastor Launches Missionary Trip to Kenya

    The pastor of the Church of Good Changes from Mariupol, Director of the Republic Pilgrim Charitable Foundation, Hennadii Mokhnenko with a group of volunteers launched a missionary trip to Kenya, Africa on 16 January.

  • 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 .

  • 27 December 2011, 14:14 | Religion and policy | 

    Evangelical Bishop: Unpleasant Smell of Dictatorship Is Penetrating Each Area of Life

    According to the bishop, many of our misfortunes are caused by the fact that Ukrainians have not learned to appreciate freedom and cannot unite at important moments.

  • 27 December 2011, 12:40 | Religious holidays and traditions | 

    Bishops of Three Denominations in Odesa Address Residents on Christmas

    Bishops of three Christian denominations of Odesa, Bishop Bronislav Bernatskyi of Odesa and Simferopol of the Roman Catholic Church, Bishop Vasyl (Ivasiuk) of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church and Bishop Uland Schpalinger of the German Evangelical Lutheran Church of Ukraine jointly addressed the residents of Odesa and all people of good will on occasion of Christmas.

  • 24 November 2011, 15:51 | World news | 

    Belarusian Christians Sue Minsk Police

    Christian organizations in Minsk filed a lawsuit today against police in connection with the violent dispersal on November 22 of Christians gathered in the Belarusian capital's October Square, RFE/RL's Belarus Service reports.

  • 26 October 2011, 12:18 | Theology and religious education | view photo | 

    Biggest Problems of Theological Education of Protestant Churches in Post-Soviet Space Named

    The biggest problem of the theological educational institutions in the post-Soviet space is not money but philosophy, action and integration in church life.

  • 25 October 2011, 09:19 | Theology and religious education | view photo | 

    Protestant Conference "Theological Education-10" Launched in Irpin

    On 24 October, in the town of Irpin of Kyiv Region, a conference on theological education of Protestant Churches in the post-Soviet countries began. The Euro-Asian Accreditation Association is to discuss the results of the 14 years of its work at the event.

  • 23 October 2011, 13:35 | Protestants

    Ukrainian Swedes of Village of Zmiivka in Kherson Oblast Celebrate Services in Church of Kyivan Patriarchate

    Swedes from the village of Zmiivka in Kherson Oblast in southern Ukraine have preserved their national culture for 230 years in the Ukrainian steppes.

  • 18 October 2011, 09:49 | Freedom of Conscience | view video | 

    Odesa Catholics and Protestants Indignant At Policy of New State Authorities

    During a round table on the diversity of denominations in Odesa, a priest of Odesa-Simferopol Eparchy of the Roman Catholic Church in Ukraine, Viacheslav Kovalskyi stated that there have been no problems for the Church until recently.

  • 12 October 2011, 16:43 | Scandals, crime | 

    Pentecostals in Ternopil Complain to Public Prosecutor About Actions of Police

    The Ternopil Region Association of Churches of Evangelical Faith (ACEF) approached Public Prosecutor of Ternopil Oblast Ivan Melnychuk and Commissioner on Human Rights in the Supreme Council of Ukraine Nina Karpachova with a request to interfere in the matter of a cruel beating by Ternopil police of the youth leader of the Church of Christians of Evangelical Faith in the town of Zbarazh.

  • 31 August 2011, 15:27 | Religion and culture | 

    Book Fair Forum Marketsquare Europe – 2011 to Be Held in Ukraine

    The European Forum of Christian Book Publishers and Distributors MarketsquareEurope – 2011 will be held in Ukraine this year. The forum is organized by the Christian Trade Organization International and Association of Christian Publishers of Ukraine.

  • 31 August 2011, 13:42 | Faith and weapon | 

    Ukrainian Baptists Elect Another Representative in Council on Pastoral Care of Ministry of Defense

    Deputy Head of the All-Ukrainian Union of Churches of Evangelical Christians Baptists (AUCECB) Mykhailo Andrashko was elected new representative of the Council on Pastoral Care of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine.

  • 29 August 2011, 15:25 | Protestants | 

    Evangelical Protestants of Ukraine indicate problems in church-state relations

    The participants of the session of the Council of Evangelical Protestant Churches of Ukraine voiced an opinion that due to the lack of dialogue with the Ministry of Justice and Ministry of Foreign Relations of Ukraine, problems are arising in the area of church-state relations, including in the legislative area, the Institute for Religious Freedom, Kyiv.

  • 20 August 2011, 10:45 | Christians of Evangelical Faith | 

    Ukrainian Evangelical Christians celebrate 90th anniversary of the Pentecostal movement in the former Soviet Union

    A reproduction of the Old Testament Tabernacle (the tent-sanctuary where the Ark of the Covenant containing the Tablets of Stone on which the Ten Commandments were inscribed was preserved) will be exhibited in an open-air museum in Odesa. The Old Testament Tabernacle will be reproduced in Ukraine for the first time as part of the celebration of the 90th anniversary of the Pentecostal movement in the former Soviet Union during the Awakening 90 International Jubilee Conference that will held from September 7 to 11 in Odesa.

  • 11 August 2011, 17:16 | Religion and culture | 

    Christian Festival Held in Ternopil

    A large-scale Christian festival “I Believe in Jesus” was held in the western Ukrainian city of Ternopil on August 3-7.