Protestants

  • 30 March 2012, 10:21 | Scandals, crime | 

    Pastor Sunday Adelaja Disappears

    The pastor of the Embassy of God, Sunday Adelaja, who is on a recognizance not to leave, has disappeared.

  • 24 February 2012, 11:16 | Other protestants | 

    Bishop of Church of God Elected Head of Ukrainian Inter-Church Council

    Bishop of the “Church of God,” Oleksii Demydovych has been elected new head of the Ukrainian Inter-Church Council and Bishop Pylyp Savochka has been elected the deputy head.

  • 21 February 2012, 17:14 | Religion and science | 

    Slavic Bible Commentary to be published in 2015

    The fourth working meeting of the editorial board of Bible Commentary: The Modern Evangelical Perspective was held in Jerusalem’s AMI Center for Biblical Study and Research on February 7-18, 2012. This meeting ended a nearly two-year period of writing the bible commentary.

  • 3 February 2012, 14:55 | Freedom of Conscience | 

    Evangelical Protestant Leaders To Discuss Media Campaign Against Their Churches

    On February 7, 2012, a meeting of the heads of the Council of Evangelical Protestant Churches of Ukraine regarding the campaign of mass media against Evangelical Churches will be held.

  • 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.