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2 February 2017, 10:01 | Interview |
An important result of the Havana encounter was that our Church initiated a conversation with the Apostolic See [on these points]. Certainly, even before this event, we always strove to inform the Vatican regarding the truth concerning the war in Ukraine.
The RISU correspondent spoke with Victor Yelenskyy, the head of the subcommittee on freedom of conscience and church-state relations of the Parliamentary Committee on Culture and Spirituality, on major religious events and processes in 2016.
31 December 2016, 19:28 | Interview |
27 December 2016, 14:21 | Interview |
The history of the accession of the Kyiv Metropolis to the Russian Church in 1686 is shrouded in many myths and manipulations.
After the Second World War a large number of Ukrainian citizens who had justified fears of the Soviet Union and its regime, were leaving not only for the United States or Canada, but also for New Zealand. Then the Ukrainian community consisted of about three thousand people.
Archbishop Job (Getcha) of Telmessos, representative of the Patriarch of Constantinople, gave direct answers to direct questions: what will happen to the Churches which did not participate in the Pan-Orthodox Council, what is the destiny of eschatological marginal currents, why the issue of autocephaly was blocked, and if the Orthodox Ukrainians may hope for autocephaly.
Protecting the human right to freedom of religion is not a common business. It requires constant attention and activity due to various challenges and threats. For 15 consecutive years, the Institute for Religious Freedom has performed an important mission of protecting freedom of conscience and religion in Ukraine and internationally.
6 July 2016, 13:14 | Interview |
RISU interviewed Andriy Yurash, Chair of the Department for Religions and Nationalities Ministry of Culture of Ukraine to shed light to some of the reforms.
6 April 2016, 09:51 | Interview |
This aid is obviously intended to all those who suffer from violence in the East , both to those who remained in those areas and those who left and were forced to move to the government-controlled areas.
21 March 2016, 10:17 | Interview |
The Havana Declaration, signed by the Pope of Rome and Patriarch Kirill of the Russian Orthodox Church in February 2016, provoked a large number of responses in church circles.
21 January 2016, 11:32 | Interview |
RISU took the opportunity to talk with Archimandrite Cyril (Hovorun), former spokesperson of the UOC (MP), Senior Lecturer at Stockholm School of Theology and National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy, Researcher at Yale and Columbia Universities (USA).
30 December 2015, 12:40 | Interview |
Renowned sociologist of religion and Ph.D., MP, President of the Ukrainian Association of Religious Freedom Victor Yelenskyy spoke with RISU to trace the latest religious and social events and be able to draw conclusions for the future.
24 December 2015, 13:40 | Interview |
In May 2014 Patriarch Sviatoslav (Shevchuk) appointed Bishop Borys Gudziak, Eparch of St. Volodymyr in Paris, as Head of the Office of External Relations of the Ukrainian Greek-Catholic Church.
23 November 2015, 10:10 | Interview |
Many Ukrainian carefully listen to the quiet voice of His Beatitude Lubomyr (Husar), who stepped aside from the leadership of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, but remains an active community leader.
Professor of Ukrainian Catholic University, Protestant theologian Ph.D. Mykhailo Cherenkov shared his vision of these years’ dynamics and the way that can give a new impetus to the religious environment.
12 October 2015, 12:30 | Interview |
Apostolic nuncio to Ukraine Archbishop Thomas Gullickson has got a new appointment. With his honest and distinct position on the side of the Ukrainian people, Archbishop Gullickson has earn great love and respect from the Ukrainians - Roman Catholics, Greek Catholics, Orthodox and people of good will.
11 August 2015, 09:52 | Interview |
Head of the Department for Religions and Nationalities to the Ministry of Culture Andriy Yurash.
16 June 2015, 15:47 | Interview |
9 April 2015, 09:50 | Interview |
RISU decided to ask Archbishop Ihor (Isichenko) what was actually was discussed at the Council and what was the reason for turning to the head of the UGCC?
Father Stepan Sus is an experienced military chaplain. He is Chairman of the said Center for Military Chaplains and Rector of the garrison Church of Sts. Peter and Paul in Lviv.