Ukraine: Tomos on autocephaly included to history of Ukraine program this year

In 2019 the new manuals of the history of Ukraine will be published, they will cover the information of receiving Tomos on the autocephaly for the Ukrainian Orthodox Church. The press service of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine reported this, according to UNN. “Students study the history of independent Ukraine in the 11th grade, and this year we will publish new...

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Ukraine: Religious leaders call for release of captive Ukrainians

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. Letters signed by the Chairman of the AUCCRO Rabbi Yakov Dov Bleich were sent both to the leadership of the Russian...

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Ukraine: Lutherische Gemeinden der Krim sind jetzt Teil der ELKER

Die lutherischen Gemeinden auf der Krim gehören seit dem 1. Januar zur Evangelisch-Lutherischen Kirche Europäisches Russland (ELKER). Am 7. Dezember traf das Konsistorium der ELKER die entsprechende Entscheidung auf der Basis des trilateralen „Abkommens zur Begleitung der evangelischen Gemeinden der Krim“ sowie früherer Entscheide des Synods der ELKER und des Regionalrats der...

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Ukraine: UGCC outlined development model that will make Ukraine successful

In an interview with the Polish Catholic News Agency, the Head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Cchurch, Patriarch Sviatoslav, told Russia is still looking for a way to conquer Ukraine, touched on the issue of the election campaign and indicated which model of national existence could ensure Ukraine's success. According to the Department of Information of the UGCC, the Primate noted that currently...

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Ukraine: Evangelical Churches found civil association All-Ukrainian Council

On January 22, the Ministry of Justice registered the civic association All-Ukrainian Council. Evangelical Churches, known religious and public figures initiated the foundation of this association, the Institute of Religious Freedom reports. The Spiritual Council of the All-Ukrainian Council includes the chairman of the Council of Evangelical Protestant Churches of Ukraine, Senior Bishop of the...

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Ukraine: UGCC bishops called on Ukrainians to vote responsibly

A memo to a Christian voter and a Christian politician was issued by the bishops of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, led by Patriarch Sviatoslav. The document was published by the UGCC Department of Information on February 14, as the election race is gaining momentum in Ukraine. The Bishops of the UGCC emphasize that every citizen must realize their duty to participate in the social and...

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Ukraine: Metropolit Epifanij inthronisiert

Am 3. Februar ist Metropolit Epifanij (Dumenko) von der neu gegründeten Orthodoxen Kirche der Ukraine (OKU) in sein Amt eingesetzt worden. Das Kirchenoberhaupt wurde bei einem Festgottesdienst in der Kiewer Sophienkathedrale von drei Metropoliten – Emmanuel (Adamakis) von Paris vom Ökumenischen Patriarchat, Simeon (Schostazkij) und Makarij (Maletytsch) – inthronisiert. Damit hat Epifanij nun...

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Ukraine: Patriarch Bartholomew becomes Honorary Doctor of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew was conferred on the title of Honorary Doctor of the National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy. President of the Academy Andriy Meleshevych made a public announcement. “By decision of the Academic Council of the Kyiv-Mohyla Academy of December 20, 2018, His Holy Patriarch of Constantinople Bartholomew was conferred on the title of Honorary Doctor of NaUKMA...

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