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8 September 2015, 09:59 | Religious relations |
27 August 2015, 12:43 | Religious relations |
World Jewish Congress (WJC) Chief Executive Officer Robert Singer and Ukrainian WJC Vice Presidents Andrey Adamovsky and Boris Fuchsmann on Wednesday met with Patriarch Filaret, the head of the Ukraine Orthodox Church – Kyiv Patriarchate, the leading Orthodox Christian denomination in Ukraine, informs World Jewish Congress.
23 July 2015, 11:14 | Conferences, seminars, researches |
On July 22, the jubilee (tenth) Tatar-Polish-Jewish-Ukrainian inter-religious youth seminar titled “The Ark” held under the slogan “Do justice when striving for peace” was officially opened at the Holy Dormition Lavra of Studite monastery in the village of Univ.
2 December 2014, 10:32 | Church-state relations |
28 November 2014, 17:39 | Authorities Religious Affairs |
On November 26, the Ministry of Culture of Ukraine held a session of the working group for the settlement of ongoing interchurch conflicts.
24 September 2014, 10:35 | Freedom of Conscience |
In Russian-annexed Crimea the persecution of Muslims and Orthodox believers of the Kyiv Patriarchate has become systemic.
20 March 2014, 12:35 | Legislation |
Ukraine’s Parliament guarantees rights of the Crimean Tatar people as part of the Ukrainian state; a total of 283 MPs out of the 309 registered in the session hall voted for a respective statement on Thursday.
5 March 2014, 10:32 | International relations |
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.
7 November 2013, 09:12 | Interchurch relations |
Bishop Mark of Odesa and Balta of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church-Kyivan Patriarchate (UOC-KP) met with Bishop Ordinary of the Odesa-Simferopol Diocese of the Roman Catholic Church (RCC) Bronislaw Bernacki.
22 August 2013, 17:35 | Religious relations |
The three-meter oak cross with a crucifix that was installed in Uman in a place of prayer for the Hasidim should be moved to another location. This opinion is held by the clergymen of two denominations.
12 August 2013, 10:58 | World news |
1 July 2013, 15:23 | Religious relations |
The Kovcheh (Arch) 2013 international interfaith youth seminar for Ukrainian, Polish and Jewish students will be held from June 30 to July 7 in the village of Bilshivtsi, Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast.
27 March 2013, 11:25 | Religion and society |
The Ukrainian Youth Forum "I Am a Citizen of Ukraine," "Interethnic Relations in the Youth and Student Environment" will begin on March 27 in Dnipropetrovsk. The organizer is the Ukrainian Union of Orthodox Women.
7 March 2013, 09:32 | International relations |
On March 6, the delegation of the All-Ukrainian Council of Churches and Religious Organizations met with the European Commissioner for Enlargement and Neighbourhood Policy Štefan Füle, reports the Institute for Religious Freedom.
17 January 2013, 13:46 | Interview |
Rabbi Siva Fainerman of the Progressive Judaism community in Western Ukraine was born in Lutsk on the eve of the German-Soviet war. He knows about the Holocaust from his own life for he and his family survived the Holocaust. Today, he often turns to the topic and tries to talk about the people who helped Jews survive these horrors.
16 January 2013, 12:05 | Religious relations |
For the first time, Ukrainian Christians will mark the Day of Judaism on January 17, 2013. The Commission for Promoting Christian Unity of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church has initiated the celebration.
15 January 2013, 09:58 | UGCC |
On January 18-25, the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church joined the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity held all over the world.
14 January 2013, 10:45 | UAOC |
On 8 January, Archbishop Ihor (Isichenko) of Kharkiv and Poltava of the Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Church (UAOC) visited Poltava and a church in the village of Hlyboka Balka of Reshetyliv District of Poltava Region.
27 December 2012, 09:32 | Church-state relations |
The newly elected deputies approved the list and composition of specialist committees in the Parliament.
20 December 2012, 10:48 | Religion and society |
Chief Rabbi of Kyiv Moshe Reuven Asman asked Ukrainians not to use the word “zhyd” [old: Jew] in public.