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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.
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.
20 October 2016, 11:43 | Faith and weapon |
At the initiative of the Parliamentary Committee on Culture and Spirituality, a meeting on the legislative regulation of military chaplaincy was held.
19 October 2016, 18:15 | Legislation |
Fundamental human right to freedom of religion implies a free change of jurisdiction of areligious community in respect of which there is no clear mechanism for transition.
12 October 2016, 10:30 | Legislation |
Chairman of the Parliamentary Committee on culture and spirituality, MP of People's Front Mykola Knyazhytskyy has proposed to Parliament to approve the draft law on the special status of religious organizations, whose senior centers are located in the state recognized as aggressor country by Ukraine’s Parliament.
6 October 2016, 19:51 | Legislation |
The bill supplemented the definition of non-profit organization in the Tax Code, according to which religious organizations are now considered non-profit if engaged in non-profit activities (including implementation of humanitarian aid, charity, philanthropy, charity, etc.).
6 October 2016, 14:56 | Legislation |
The Committee on Culture and Spirituality recommended the Parliament to adopt in the first reading Bill 4511 on the special status of religious organizations having their governing centers in Russia as the aggressor State.
22 September 2016, 10:02 | Legislation |
All-Ukrainian Council of Churches and Religious Organizations calls on Parliament to support draft law 5050, which eliminates a number of inaccuracies in the Tax Code regarding the non-profit status of religious organizations.
13 September 2016, 13:10 | Jurisprudence |
Ukraine’s Constitutional Court has declared unconstitutional the demand that permission be received from the local authorities for holding a religious peaceful assembly.
1 July 2016, 10:08 | Legislation |
Amendments to the Law of Ukraine "On freedom of conscience and religious organizations" were controversially perceived by the religious community. Some religious representatives have significant concerns about the nature of amendments and the procedure of their review.
22 June 2016, 10:04 | Church-state relations |
People of faith publicly expressed their concerns on possible amendments to the Constitution of Ukraine.
18 May 2016, 11:19 | Legislation |
The Ukrainian Council of Churches and religious organizations expressed readiness for dialogue and cooperation with the leaders and all the panel of judges of Ukraine for justice in the state based on the rule of law.
18 March 2016, 09:37 | Legislation |
The Main Scientific Experts Department of the Ukrainian Parliament recommended rejecting bill No.4128 on the change by religious communities of their affiliation with religious centers.
2 March 2016, 10:50 | Legislation |
This is stated in a letter to the All-Ukrainian Council of Churches and Religious Organizations to the Parliamentary Committee, which will prepare Bill 3501 for the second reading, the Institute of Religious Freedom reports.
1 March 2016, 09:34 | Legislation |
The initiators of the bill No. 4128 were by Victor Yelenskyy, Svitlana Voitsekhovska, Pavlo Kyshkar and four more MPs, the Institute of Religious Freedom reports.
13 November 2015, 14:47 | Legislation |
Deputies voted for the anti-human ideology of gender – UGCC head comments on "anti-discrimination" amendment to Labor Code
13 November 2015, 10:37 | Legislation |
UOC KP: adopting anti-discrimination amendment is a Pyrrhic victory
27 August 2015, 13:30 | Freedom of Conscience |
The document was approved by Presidential Decree № 501/2015on August 25, 2015, the Institute of Religious Freedom reports.
7 August 2015, 12:18 | Legislation |
Court quashesKyiv City Council’s decision to revoke tax exemption from UOC(MP) parishes in Kyiv According to the Legal Department of the UOC, on July 30, 2015,Kyiv Administrative Court of Appealupheld the Resolution of Kyiv Administrative District Court
This Resolution, as highlighted in the statement, put the parishes of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church (Moscow Patriarchate)on unequal footing with other religious organizations in Kyiv.
22 July 2015, 15:11 | AUCCRO, inter-confessional councils |
The All-Ukrainian Council of Churches and Religious Organizations (AUCCRO) appealed once again to the President, the Constitutional Commission and the Parliament explaining its position on the defense of traditional family values.