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26 April 2017, 13:24 | National religious question
Today Ukraine remembers one of the largest man-made disasters in the world - the Chornobyl accident. Sorrowful events dedicated to the commemoration of the deceased and injured liquidators were held in each locality.
24 April 2017, 12:21 | Church-state relations
The Ministry of Culture of Ukraine held a working meeting of leaders (representatives) of structural division son religious issues of Kyiv city and regional administrations, which discussed topical issues of the current state of church-state relations in Ukraine.
On April 23, 2017, the governor of St Michael’s Monastery, Archbishop Agapit (Humenyuk) celebrated All-Ukrainian prayer service for the fallen defenders and performed the rite of blessing at the Wall of Remembrance for those fallen for Ukraine in 2014-2017, which is placed on the walls of St Michael’s Golden-Domed Monastery of Kyiv.
On Tuesday, April 11, the exhibition devoted to the life and ministry of Patriarch Josyp Slipyy of the UGCC entitled “Patriarch Josyph Slipyy: Be yourself” was opened in the sidelines of the Ukrainian Parliament.
30 March 2017, 12:20 | Religion and society
Member of Ukrainian Parliament (faction “Poroshenko Bloc”) Dmitry Golubov offers to allow abortion for medical reasons only or if conception occurred as a result of rape.
29 March 2017, 16:20 | Temples, church property
The church will bear the name “Surb Sarhis” in honor of the young commander, Sarhis, who was martyred for the Christian faith in 363. According to Nshan Antonyan, it will be built at the expense of the community and sponsors, in particular, “Union of Armenians of Ukraine” is ready to help.
27 March 2017, 16:05 | Legislation
“We have proposed a moderate position—to forbid discrimination of any kind and for any reason in work relationships,” said People’s Deputy Pavel Unguryan, on the essence of the Verkhovna Rada’s compromise.
27 March 2017, 15:16 | Church-state relations
On the day of "Earth Hour", March 25, 2017, at the Mariyinsky park in Kyiv, the "Avenue of the green future" was planted as part of the national campaign “Plant a Tree of Peace,” according to the Bureau of the UGCC on environmental issues.
24 March 2017, 10:41 | World news
The Russian Ministry of Justice has suspended the activities of the religious organization calling itself Administrative Center of Jehovah’s Witnesses “due to its extremist activities”.
His Holiness, the Patriarch of Kyiv and All Rus’ - Ukraine of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Kyiv Patriarchate Filaret and Archbishop Emeritus of the Greek Catholic Church, Lubomyr Huzar addressed the assembly.
15 March 2017, 14:56 | Church-state relations
Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I prays for the unification of the Ukrainian people in the same Church. The mother Church of Constantinople will help Ukraine to get it, informs Mega News.
14 March 2017, 09:39 | Inter-Orthodox relations
The main objective of the ROC is not to aggravate the situation but keep the UOC (MP) under its control. This opinion was expressed by a sociologist of religion, author of the book titled “Russian Orthodox Church. Status and Problems” Mykola Mytrokhin on Radio Krym.Realiyi.
8 March 2017, 10:46 | Church-state relations
The Ministry of Youth and Sports of Ukraine held a discussion to define the format of interaction between authorities, churches and religious organizations, and the public, with a view of creating favorable conditions for spiritual and creative development of Ukrainian youth.
2 March 2017, 12:00 | Church-state relations
Chairman of Spiritual Education Commission of the Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Church, Bishop Victor (Bed) appealed to the state leadership with a proposal to mark the 100th anniversary of the revival of the Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Church, Keuapc.org reports.
1 March 2017, 09:24 | Religion and policy |
We do not want the peace on the condition of slavery, we do not want Ukraine to become part of the Russian Empire again. We do not want such peace. We want a just peace
28 February 2017, 09:45 | National religious question
Heroes are born by love – the love for one’s homeland, one’s native land, one’s people,” said the patriarch.
27 February 2017, 10:04 | National religious question
Patriarch Filaret blessed the monument and stressed that Ukrainians, when honoring the memory of poetess Olena Teliha, simultaneously pay homage to all the fighters for the independence of our country.
20 February 2017, 15:11 | Church-state relations
President Petro Poroshenko together with his wife Maryna and families of the Heroes of the Heavenly Hundred took part in the memorial service for the fallen activists of Maidan in St. Michael's Golden-Domed Monastery.
20 February 2017, 11:25 | Religion and policy