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  • 3 November 2015, 13:17 | Analysis

    Christianity and Euromaidan: common and distinctive features

    Euromaidan in itself, from a Christian point of view, is neutral. This is a political event, which led to a number of both positive and negative consequences for Ukraine and moreover, both for domestic and foreign policy.

  • 19 November 2014, 11:57 | Society-digest | 

    Former Soviet Dissident Shares Views on Euromaidan

    A conversation with Ukrainian human rights activist Myroslav Marynovych

  • 22 September 2014, 16:25 | Andrew Sorokowski's column | 

    The Right To Resist

    The Maidan was a defensive collective action of citizens. It sought to defend the people from state action directed against justice -- extra-judicial abductions, torture and killings.

  • 29 April 2014, 12:15 | Open theme | 

    EuroMaidan, WWII Parallels, and ‘Feelings from the Past’

    These past few months, as I experienced a revolution and war for Ukraine’s freedom and integrity, I have often thought of my ancestors and how they must have felt during WWII (and earlier liberation movements) and the partisan struggle to liberate Ukraine from totalitarian powers.

  • 16 April 2014, 10:41 | National religious question | 

    UOC-KP Archbishop on Situation in Donetsk Region: We Sheltered Peaceful Students, Not Armed Militants

    Archbishop of Chernihiv Yevstratiy (Zorya) of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church-Kyivan Patriarchate (UOC-KP) considers it inappropriate to compare sheltering Euromaidan activists in St. Michael’s Monastery with giving asylum to militants in the Orthodox center in Donetsk.

  • 27 March 2014, 23:40 | Reports | view photo | 

    The east is the east and the west is the west. They both meet in Lviv.

    The students of Lviv (in particular those of the Ukrainian Catholic University), took the initiative to overcome the animosity and ignorance between inhabitants of the east and west of the country by inviting their fellow colleagues from various cities in eastern Ukraine to Lviv.

  • 24 March 2014, 14:15 | Charity, social service | 

    ACN sends aid to Kyiv and Crimea

    Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) has announced its plan to send emergency care package to both Kyiv and Crimea. ACN will provide medical help and food for people recovering from the recent Maidan protests in Kyiv. The organization intends to build for some 500 displaced poor families in Crimea a soup kitchen and supply basic provisions, Vatican Radio informs.

  • 19 March 2014, 23:54 | Society-digest | 

    A Priest in Ukraine: Hearing Confessions of Those About to Die

  • 12 March 2014, 15:30 | Judaism | 

    Rabbi Moshe Reuven Azman: There is no Ethnic or Religious Hatred in Ukraine

    There are no signs of anti-Semitism in Ukraine. Regardless of their origin, Ukrainians are uniting to counter a common threat, Moshe Reuven Azman, Chabad Chief Rabbi of Kyiv and Ukraine said during a briefing at the Ukraine Crisis Media Center.

  • 11 March 2014, 19:32 | UOC KP | 

    Archbishop of Simferopol and Crimea, Ukrainian Orthodox Church (Kyiv Patriarchate) Klyment: Ukrainians in Crimea Are in Danger

  • 7 March 2014, 13:31 | Society-digest | 

    Christians in Ukraine: Ecumenism in the Trenches

    The conflict between the state and the society in Ukraine has led to a significant, and positive, shift in perspective among Orthodox, Catholics, and Protestants

  • 7 March 2014, 12:59 | Society-digest

    Head of Ukraine Catholic Church Calls on People to Be Prepared to Die for Country

  • 6 March 2014, 22:35 | Catholic world

    Peace for Ukraine: Statement of Swiss Bishops’ Conference

    Swiss bishops, following Pope Francis’s lead, called for all people of good will to pray for peace in Ukraine. It is necessary to support all initiatives that encourage dialogue and reject violence, reads the statement that was delivered March 6at the end of the meeting of the Swiss Bishops’ Conference, held March 3-5.

  • 5 March 2014, 10:32 | International relations | 

    John Kerry Notes Ukrainian Churches’ Enormous Peacekeeping Role During Revolution

    On March 4, during his official visit to Kyiv, US Secretary of State John Kerry met with representatives of the All-Ukrainian Council of Churches and Religious Organizations. At the meeting, John Kerry commented on the religious community’s enormous peacekeeping role during the events on Independence Square.

  • 3 March 2014, 20:41 | Analysis | 

    Ukrainian Muslims and Maidan

    Judging from this, the situation in the country will remain tense for a long time, in the first place, because of the aggressive actions of its northern neighbor. But even in this difficult time, the Ukrainian people are aware that Muslims are a part of society that is truely contributing to the building of a free and democratic state.

  • 26 February 2014, 10:34 | National religious question | 

    Ukrainian Orthodox Church-KP: Clashes on Maidan Cannot Be Called ‘Fratricidal War’

    Metropolitan Dymytriy Rudiuk of Lviv of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church-Kyivan Patriarchate (UOC-KP) does not believe that the clashes on the Maidan should be called “fratricidal war” as is done by some clerics.

  • 26 February 2014, 10:20 | National religious question | view video | 

    Patriarch Sviatoslav Condemns Attempt to Encroach on the Territorial Integrity of Ukraine

    Patriarch Sviatoslav, head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, urged the international community to follow the events currently taking place in Ukraine, stressing that “the danger has not passed.”

  • 25 February 2014, 10:19 | National religious question | 

    UOC-MP Synod Condemns Criminal Actions of Yanukovych’s Government

    The Synod of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate (UOC-MP) at a meeting on February 24 adopted an appeal to the government in connection with the recent developments in Ukraine, in which the Synod condemned the “criminal actions of the government that provoked the bloodshed on the streets and squares of the gold-domed Kyiv” and assured of prayers for the dead and care of the wounded.

  • 21 February 2014, 12:51 | National religious question | 

    UGCC Bishop Borys Gudziak on EuroMaidan’s Heroes

    On his Facebook page, Ukrainian Greek Catholic Bishop Borys Gudziak posted photos of EuroMaidan’s deceased heroes and urged for the creation of “the lives of the martyrs.”

  • 20 February 2014, 17:53 | National religious question | view photo | 

    On EuroMaidan New Interfaith Chapel Installed

    On the Kyiv Maidan Redemptorist priests of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church again installed a chapel. The tent-chapel is now located between the stage and the statue of the Archangel Michael.