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January 15 – World Religion Day

January 15 – World Religion Day

January 15, World Religion Day is celebrated worldwide on the third Sunday in January each year, reports Golos.ua In 2017, the celebration falls on January 15th. The ceremony i...

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There hasn’t been such and won’t be: a sand art film in memory of Doctor Liza (VIDEO)

There hasn’t been such and won’t be: a sand art film in memory of Doctor Liza (VIDEO)

Master of sand animation Kseniya Simonova has created a sand art film in memory of Elizaveta Glinka (Doctor Liza), an expert in the field of palliative medicine and a charity activ...

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Catholic leader of Syrian calls on the West to stop funding the armed opposition

Catholic leader of Syrian calls on the West to stop funding the armed opposition

The head of the Syrian Catholic Church Ignatius Joseph III urged Western countries to stop funding the militants in Syria and to lift the sanctions against the country, reports Int...

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Tourists at "Borispol" airport met with Christmas flash mob by KTA&S students (VIDEO)

Tourists at "Borispol" airport met with Christmas flash mob by KTA&S students (VIDEO)

January 12, choristers of the Kiev Theological Academy and Seminary conducted a flash mob at "Borispol" airport. They sang Christmas carols and congratulated that day travellers on...

Events - 13/01/2017     17

"Going together": youth pilgrimage with the UOC

"Going together": youth pilgrimage with the UOC

The Youth Department "Going together" began its work at the Pilgrimage Centre of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, reports the site of the Pilgrimage Centre. The Youth Department or...

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Christmas mission of UOC chaplains in ATO zone completed (VIDEO)

Christmas mission of UOC chaplains in ATO zone completed (VIDEO)

Chaplains and seminarians of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church have visited more than ten hot spots in the ATO zone. A UOJ film crew accompanied the priests. Three chaplain and te...

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Hackers hit Vatican

Hackers hit Vatican

The Italian police have exposed hackers who installed spyware on the computers of a number of employees of the Roman Curia - including Cardinal Gianfranco Ravasi, president of the ...

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Officials have chosen a new way to put pressure on the UOC, - human rights activist

Officials have chosen a new way to put pressure on the UOC, - human rights activist

Requirements of the Kremenets City Council officials to dismantle the dome over a cathedral of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church demonstrates the shift of tactics of the Church discrim...

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The Sacred Community of Mt. Athos: the ambiguity of Crete Council documents poses a threat to the unity of the Church

The Sacred Community of Mt. Athos: the ambiguity of Crete Council documents poses a threat to the unity of the Church

The commission of the Sacred Community of Mt. Athos has made the conclusion on the results of the Crete Council. The document was sent to members of the Sacred Community on Novembe...

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Winter on the Holy Mount: Athos monks to see New Year in by the Julian calendar (PHOTO)

Winter on the Holy Mount: Athos monks to see New Year in by the Julian calendar (PHOTO)

Holy Mount inhabitants live under Julian calendar. Therefore, it is still the end of December 2016 on Athos and only in a few days there will be New 2017 Year, according to Russian...

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Bandore chapel sings Christmas carols at Zhuliany airport (VIDEO)

Bandore chapel sings Christmas carols at Zhuliany airport (VIDEO)

On 11 January artistes of G. Mayboroda National Merited Chapel of bandore players of Ukraine organized a Christmas flash-mob “Now we have Christmas!” with carol-singing at the Inte...

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“East-West together”: 250 young citizens of Lugansk go on pilgrimage around Ukraine

“East-West together”: 250 young citizens of Lugansk go on pilgrimage around Ukraine

On 11 January 250 children from Lugansk region started on a journey around Ukraine within the action “East-West together”. Apart from the regional administration, who were seeing o...

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Pope’s Nuncio to Ukrainian religious expert: Your logic leads to acknowledgment of civil war in Ukraine

Pope’s Nuncio to Ukrainian religious expert: Your logic leads to acknowledgment of civil war in Ukraine

A statement made by Director of the Department for History of Religions and Practical Religious Studies of the NASU professor Ludmila Filipovich that the Nuncio’s visit to Donetsk ...

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Home is a powerful resource for family support, if the atmosphere is friendly, – scientists

Home is a powerful resource for family support, if the atmosphere is friendly, – scientists

“Home as a vital environment for human” study proved that unless rest and recreation are promoted at home, there can develop an estrangement state. It is reported by Pravmir. ...

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The faithful and clergy of UOC devote Christmas holidays to works of mercy (PHOTO, VIDEO)

The faithful and clergy of UOC devote Christmas holidays to works of mercy (PHOTO, VIDEO)

The youth and pupils of Sunday schools, led by diocesan clergy of the UOC, congratulated on the Nativity of Christ the disadvantaged people – orphans, lonely elderly, the sick and ...

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