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  • 20 May 2019, 13:03 | Church-state relations | 

    All-Ukrainian Council of Churches and Council of Evangelical Protestant Churches greeted Zelensky on assuming the office of President of Ukraine

    Bishop Vitaly Krivitsky, chairing the AUCCRO, conveyed greetings to Volodymyr Zelensky on the occasion of the inauguration as head of the Ukrainian state on May 20 in Kyiv, the Institute of Religious Freedom reports.

  • 26 March 2019, 15:40 | National religious question | 

    AUCCRO: Elections must not be AGAINST but FOR the values and a person set to implement them

    The All-Ukrainian Council of Churches and Religious Organizations issued an Appeal to Ukrainians on the occasion of the 2019 presidential elections.

  • 25 March 2019, 08:58 | National religious question | 

    March 30 declared National Day of Prayer and Fasting in the intention of the presidential elections in Ukraine

    On the initiative of the All-Ukrainian Council of Churches and Religious Organizations and with the support of the President of Ukraine, March 30, 2019, was proclaimed Day of Prayer and Fasting in the intention of honest and peaceful presidential elections.

  • 19 March 2019, 10:31 | Terrorism | 

    AUCCRO condemns terrorist attack in New Zealand

    Ukrainian religious leaders condemn any acts of violence on the grounds of religious hatred or other motives in whatever place and under whatever slogans they are committed.

  • 11 March 2019, 13:33 | AUCCRO, inter-confessional councils | 

    AUCCRO to be led by RCC Bishop Kryvytskyi

    During the on-site meeting in Jerusalem March 7, the All-Ukrainian Council of Churches and Religious Organizations elected Vitaliy Kryvytskyi, the Ordinary of the Kyiv-Zhytomyr Diocese. The predecessor of Bishop Vitaliy in this post was the Chief Rabbi of Kyiv and Ukraine Yaakov Dov Bleich, CREDO reports. It was on his initiative that the official delegation of the AUCCRO visited the state of Israel for the second time.

  • 6 March 2019, 14:18 | International relations | 

    It is crucially important for Ukraine that our pain is understood in Israel, Primate of UGCC said to President of Israel

    Ukraine has been a victim of Russian aggression over the past five years. It survived the annexation of Crimea, the occupation of some areas of Donbas, while Russian "Grads" and bullets do not differentiate between a Catholic, an Orthodox, a Muslim or a Jew – they kill everyone. Now the Ukrainian people, which is an interfaith and multi-ethnic society, is wounded. And we all pray for peace,” the head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church addressed the President of the State of Israel Reuven Rivlin with such words. This is reported by the Department of Information of the UGCC.

  • 6 March 2019, 13:52 | International relations | 

    UGCC Patriarch in Israel: religious values are strength of democracy

    An example of Israel shows that democracy can be strong when based on religious values. And it is religious values ​​that are the strength of democracy.

  • 5 March 2019, 15:34 | AUCCRO, inter-confessional councils | 

    AUCCRO met with President of Israel and government officials

    During the high meetings in Jerusalem, the delegation of the All-Ukrainian Council of Churches and Religious Organizations stressed the need to preserve the visa-free regime between Ukraine and Israel.

  • 4 March 2019, 14:56 | International relations | 

    AUCCRO delegation starts official visit to Israel

    The All-Ukrainian Council of Churches and Religious Organizations will hold high-profile meetings in Jerusalem.

  • 24 February 2019, 11:54 | Church-state relations | 

    Ukraine’s Prime Minister supports initiatives of AUCCRO to protect families and children

    The Head of Government and the All-Ukrainian Council of Churches and Religious Organizations agreed to continue cooperation aimed at fostering the governmental family policy.

  • 31 January 2019, 11:04 | Monitoring

    The New Head of Ukraine’s Church Council Is a Brooklyn-Born Rabbi

    Observers of international politics have been captivated by the geopolitical maneuvering currently going on within Orthodox Christendom, as a national Ukrainian church fulfills its long-held dream of separating from under Moscow’s domination. What few have noticed, however, is that the incumbent head of the ecumenical council overseeing church matters in Ukraine is not a priest but a rabbi.

  • 23 January 2019, 11:36 | International relations | 

    Ukrainian religious leaders call for release of captive Ukrainians and other hostages of Kremlin

    The All-Ukrainian Council of Churches and Religious Organizations appealed to a number of institutions to facilitate the release of captive Ukrainians, political prisoners and other hostages held in Russia and in the occupied territories of Crimea, Donetsk and Luhansk Oblasts.

  • 3 January 2019, 12:04 | Islam | 

    Ukrainian Muslims to gather for All-Ukrainian Congress of Muslim Communities

    Ummah, the Religious Administration of Muslims of Ukraine, and the Religious Administration of Muslims of Crimea have issued a joint statement saying that to consolidate Muslims more intensively in the context of a larger need for a greater consolidation of the entire Ukrainian society, Muslim spiritual leaders -- in particular the Religious Administration of the Muslims of Crimea, the Religious Administration of Muslims of Ukraine Ummah, independent communities and other Muslim organizations of Ukraine -- will convene the All-Ukrainian Congress of Muslim Communities in the first half of 2019. All Muslim communities and organizations of Ukraine will be invited to participate in this event, reports Religion in Ukraine.

  • 20 December 2018, 13:07 | International relations | 

    AUCCRO calls on Kremlin to release Ukrainian sailors and other captives

    Heads of Ukrainian Churches and Religious Organizations demand that the Russian authorities release Ukrainian sailors from under arrest, following the Russian armed aggression in the Kerch Strait three weeks ago.

  • 19 December 2018, 13:05 | Interchurch relations | 

    UGCC Head: Now Greek Catholics and Orthodox will in one voice tell truth about Ukraine

    On December 17, 2018, His Beatitude Svyatoslav, the Primate of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, met with Eduard Hooks, the Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to Ukraine, at the latter’s request, in the administrative building of the Patriarchal Center of the UGCC in Kyiv. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss the social and religious situation in Ukraine. It was reported by the Department of Information of the UGCC.

  • 12 December 2018, 10:02 | Church-state relations | 

    AUCCRO warns against forced implementation of gender ideology

    The All-Ukrainian Council of Churches and Religious Organizations strongly opposes the use of law enforcement agencies by Ukrainian officials to propagate any ideologies (in particular, the gender ideology), for the purposes of censorship and restrictions of freedom of conscience, opinion, and expression.

  • 24 October 2018, 11:04 | Church and school | 

    AUCCRO strives to develop religious school network

    The All-Ukrainian Council of Churches and Religious Organizations has agreed to establish an inter-confessional cooperation for the development of a network of general education schools founded by churches and religious organizations.

  • 22 September 2017, 10:30 | International relations | 

    Member of the European Parliament and AUCCRO discuss the role of religion in society

    The conferencethemed “The Role of Religion in European Integration - in the Perspective of Ukraine and the European Union” was held in Kyiv with the participation of members of the European Parliament and members of the All-Ukrainian Council of Churches and Religious Organizations.

  • 19 November 2015, 12:08 | Religion and society | 

    AUCCRO denounces amendments to laws in Labor Code on "gender identity" and "sexual orientation"

    Representatives of the All-Ukrainian Council of Churches and Religious Organizations strongly condemned the bill on amendments to the Labor Code and asked the President to refrain from signing it. According to them, these corrections lead to positive discrimination of sexual minorities, propaganda and discrimination of other parts of society. During a press conference on Thursday, November 19, the Council members presented their position.

  • 10 November 2015, 10:27 | International relations | 

    AUCCRO asks Obama to help overcome humanitarian catastrophe in Ukraine

    The All-Ukrainian Council of Churches and religious organizations sent a letter to President Barack Obama asking for help to overcome the humanitarian crisis in the country.