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27 April 2017, 09:33 | National religious question
On Sunday, April 30, all churches of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church-Kyiv Patriarchate will hold funeral prayers for the repose of the victims of the deportation of ethnic Ukrainian population from borderline areas, carried out by the communist authorities in Poland in agreement with the Soviet Union during Operation “Vistula”.
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.
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.
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.
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.
30 January 2017, 15:00 | International relations |
President Petro Poroshenko has urged the German Bundestag to recognize the Holodomor as the genocide of Ukrainian people. President’s press secretary Svyatoslav Tseholko posted it on Monday on Twitter.
29 January 2017, 09:20 | National religious question |
27 January 2017, 15:43 | National religious question |
In Lviv, Ukrainians and Jews pay tribute to Holocaust victims
27 January 2017, 10:06 | National religious question |
26 January 2017, 11:46 | National religious question |
In Prague, on January 25, a ceremony of farewell with the ashes of Ukrainian writer Oleksandr Oles and his wife Vira Kandyba was scheduled at the prayer house of Saints Philip and Jacob,. This was reported by Radio Liberty, WestNews notes.
26 January 2017, 10:07 | Scandals, crime |
It should be noted that on the night of 24 on January 25, unidentified persons painted with red paint the cemetery of the victims of totalitarianism in Bykivnya, near Kyiv, and tried to destroy with a pinch bar the entrance to the Polish military cemetery. This was reported by Director of the National Historical Memorial Preserve “Bykovnya graves” Bohdan Bilyashivsky, Polish Radio reports.
2 December 2016, 09:46 | National religious question |
On December 1, 2016, Patriarch of Kyiv and All Rus-Ukraine Filaret and Head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church Patriarch Sviatoslav took part in the National Forum "Transformation of Ukraine", hosted by the Congress Centre “Ukrainian House.”
1 December 2016, 12:47 | National religious question |
The vice-rector of UCU identified three main components, urging so many Ukrainians vote for independence on December 1, 1991.
29 November 2016, 12:47 | National religious question |
A specially designed draft resolution was brought to Parliament’s consideration to worthily mark the 125th birthday anniversary of Iosyp Slipyy, the Major Archbishop of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, which falls on February 17, Zbruc reports.
26 November 2016, 14:22 | National religious question |
Ukrainian Youth Association of Ukraine initiates act "Communion" as a sign of spiritual unity with the Ukrainian generations affected in times of famine and terror.
26 November 2016, 14:20 | National religious question |
On November 25, Greek Catholic and Roman Catholic bishops of Ukraine issued an appeal on the occasion of the Holodomor Remembrance Day, in which expressed solidarity and prayerful closeness on these days of nation-wide remembrance and mourning for the victims of the Holodomor in Ukraine.