Temples, church property

  • 7 December 2011, 09:40 | Temples, church property | 

    Kyiv City Council Refuses to Prohibit Construction Near Holy Sophia

    Deputies of the Kyiv City Council refused to cancel the decision to allocate to the Investment Building Group Ltd a land plot in the buffer zone of Sophia of Kyiv for construction.

  • 1 December 2011, 12:00 | Islam | 

    New Mosque Built in Kyiv

    The Spiritual Directorate of Muslims of Ukraine has organized a press tour around the new Ar-Rakhma Mosque in Kyiv.

  • 30 November 2011, 10:48 | Temples, church property | 

    Synagogue At Grave of Rabbi Nakhman To Be Transfered to Jewish Community

    The Uman Synagogue, which was once attended by Rabbi Nakhman, will be returned to the ownership of the local Jewish community.

  • 25 November 2011, 11:16 | Restoration, maintainance of cultural inheritance | 

    Head of Kyiv City Administration Promises to Conserve Foundation of Tithe Church This Year

    Work on the conservation of the foundation of the Tithe Church will be executed this year.

  • 17 November 2011, 10:09 | Church-state relations | 

    Jews in Chernivtsi Will Have Synagogue

    The head of the Chernivtsi Regional State Administration, Mykhailo Papiev, promised the Jewish religious community Ruzhyn Sandhora that they will have a synagogue.

  • 24 October 2011, 13:15 | Restoration, maintainance of cultural inheritance | 

    Kyivan Patriarchate Warns That Renewal of Tithe Church Can Cause Religious Confrontation

    Bishops of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church-Kyivan Patriarchate expressed concern over the possibility of constructing a new church in the place of the Tithe Church in Kyiv and its transfer to the Moscow Patriarchate.

  • 12 October 2011, 09:33 | Church-state relations | 

    Metropolitan Volodymyr Calls President and Parliament to Support Renewal of Tithe Church

    The head of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church-Moscow Patriarchate (UOC-MP), Metropolitan Volodymyr, sent the following open letters to Ukraine’s president, the head of the presidential administration, and heads of factions in the Supreme Council of Ukraine regarding the renewal of the Tithe Church.

  • 23 September 2011, 10:47 | Temples, church property | 

    Committee of Supreme Council Does Not Support Privatization of Pochaiv Monastery

    A special committee of the Supreme Council did not support the draft resolution to exclude the Pochaiv Monastery from the list of objects which are not subject to privatization.

  • 22 September 2011, 10:39 | Temples, church property | 

    Metropolitan Volodymyr Issues Address on 1000th Anniversary of St. Sophia Cathedral

    The press service of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church-Moscow Patriarchate published an address of its head, Metropolitan Volodymyr, on the occasion of the 1000th anniversary of the foundation of the St. Sophia Cathedral.

  • 19 September 2011, 18:28 | Restoration, maintainance of cultural inheritance | 

    Eight wooden Ukrainian churches included in UNESCO list in 2013

    Eight wooden Ukrainian churches, four in Lviv region, two in Ivano-Frankivsk region, and two in Transcarpathian region, have been chosen to be put on the UNESCO World Heritage list, a the leading researcher of the Ukrzakhidproectrestavratsia Institute in Lviv, Vasyl Slobodian, has told the Dzerkalo Tyzhnia newspaper.

  • 7 September 2011, 10:39 | Land and property problems | 

    Bill Proposing Privatization of Pochayiv Monastery Provokes Protests

    On September 6, Ukrainian deputies Yurii But (a member of a pro-regime deputy group Reforms for the Future) and Dmytro Shentsev (a member of the Party of Regions faction) submitted to the Supreme Council a bill proposing to allow privatization of the buildings of the Pochayiv Monastery. The monastery is currently under the jurisdiction of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church-Moscow Patriarchate.

  • 10 August 2011, 09:36 | Temples, church property | 

    Flooded church in Kyiv Oblast is being restored

    The flooded Holy Transfiguration Church in the former village Husyntsi near the town Rzhyshchiv in the Kyiv Oblast will be connected with the left bank of Dnipro river with the bridge.

  • 5 August 2011, 13:31 | Scandals, crime | 

    Priest on Hunger Strike Faints in Front of Mariupol City Hall

    A parish priest of a community of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church-Kyivan Patriarchate, Fr. Volodymyr Koskin, on August 1 lost consciousness in front of the City Council of Mariupol of the Donetsk Oblast.

  • 4 August 2011, 11:29 | Restoration, maintainance of cultural inheritance | 

    Synagogue in Sataniv endangered

    Orthodox and Roman Catholic priests, public figures, cultural and regional experts, and representatives of the authorities have sounded an alarm on the catastrophic condition of an outstanding architectural monument of Podillia, the fortified synagogue in Sataniv.

  • 19 July 2011, 12:46 | Restoration, maintainance of cultural inheritance | 

    15th-century wooden church in Lviv region missing roof, frescos being ruined

    For more than a month a unique wooden church in Drohobych, Lviv region, the 15th-century St. George’s Church, has been without a roof. Rain has been falling on the walls and the 17th-century frescos since the roof was damaged from hail.

  • 13 July 2011, 12:04 | Temples, church property | 

    First time in 65 years parish holiday celebrated in former Jesuit Church in Lviv

    On July 12, in Lviv, the first Liturgy with the participation of the clergy and parishioners was celebrated in the former Jesuit Church, today the Sts. Peter and Paul Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church.

  • 12 July 2011, 07:55 | Church-state relations | 

    UGCC wants to take part in rebuilding Tithe Church in Kyiv

    Head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church Sviatoslav (Shevchuk) asks for the UGCC along with other denominations to be allowed to participate in the construction of the Tithe Church, reads a letter from the primate to the head of the Kyiv City State Administration Oleksandr Popov, UNIAN reports.

  • 7 July 2011, 07:18 | Protests and conflicts | 

    Roman Catholics in Sevastopol to hold campaign to demand return of their church

    The Roman Catholic community in Sevastopol will hold a campaign to demand the return of their church, which was built 100 years ago and taken away from the parish in 1930, the head of the Roman Catholic community in Sevastopol, Father Yurii Ziminskii, said during a press conference, UNIAN reports.

  • 6 July 2011, 11:21 | Restoration, maintainance of cultural inheritance | 

    UOC-MP to support any project for developing territory of Tithe Church as long as it has control over future church

    The Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate (UOC-MP) is ready to support any project for developing the territory of the Tithe Church as long as the church belongs to the Moscow Patriarchate, UOC-MP press secretary archpriest Heorhii Kovalenko told Ukrayinskyi Tyzhden.

  • 14 June 2011, 17:24 | UGCC | 

    First Greek Catholic Church in Crimea Consecrated

    The newly built Church of the Holy Trinity was consecrated on 13 June, in the neighbourhood of the rest home “Pryberezhnyi” (city of Yalta, Crimea). The consecration was administered by the curial Bishop Bohdan (Dziurakh), Secretary of the Synod of Bishops of UGCC and Exarch of Odesa and Crimea, Vasyl (Ivasiuk) jointly with the parish priest of the community of Yalta, Dean of the Crimean Deanery, Proto-Presbieter Ihor Havryliv and other priests of the exarchate and the Roman Catholic Church in Ukraine.