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The authorities of Ivano-Frankivsk are asked to check the UOC priests for their connection with FSB

The authorities of Ivano-Frankivsk are asked to check the UOC priests for their connection with FSB

60 deputies of Ivano-Frankivsk signed an address to the President of Ukraine in which they demand that the creation of the Unified Local Church be accelerated. It is reported by ...

Politics - 09/12/2017     14

UGCC hieromonk says about possibility of war between Ukraine and Poland

UGCC hieromonk says about possibility of war between Ukraine and Poland

If the modern strategy of Poland is to return eastern regions, then this is the road to the war between Ukraine and Poland. This was stated by Greek Catholic cleric Justin Boyko in...

Politics - 09/11/2017     62

Lviv regional council demands immediate adoption of bill No. 5309

Lviv regional council demands immediate adoption of bill No. 5309

On October 25, deputies of the Lviv regional council adopted an appeal to the people's deputies with a request to immediately adopt bill No. 5309. The bill proposes to amend the na...

Politics - 27/10/2017     54

Synod of UOC-KP decides to support bills Nos. 4128, 5309

Synod of UOC-KP decides to support bills Nos. 4128, 5309

The Kyiv Patriarchate decided to support bills Nos. 4128 and 5309 on introducing amendments to the Law "On Freedom of Conscience and Religious Organizations" at the "synod" on Octo...

Politics - 23/10/2017     72

ROC: US State Department report does not pay due attention to discrimination against UOC

ROC: US State Department report does not pay due attention to discrimination against UOC

The ROC is preparing an official letter to US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in connection with the US State Department report on the situation with religious freedom in the worl...

Politics - 27/09/2017     87

Political analyst: Power methodically narrows the activity of the UOC

Political analyst: Power methodically narrows the activity of the UOC

Prohibiting a standard cross procession in Sumy on the feast of the Intercession of the Most Holy Virgin, the authorities tests a new practice of prohibitions against the UOC, said...

Politics - 23/09/2017     86

“Right Sector” urges to destroy the UOC

“Right Sector” urges to destroy the UOC

The Ukrainian nationalist party “Right Sector” in its updated program called the UOC the “fifth column” and urged to crush it.

Politics - 15/09/2017     196

President promises not to sign anti-church bill

President promises not to sign anti-church bill

On September 7, the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko, in his address to the Verkhovna Rada deputies, said that he would not sign the bill, according to which the candidatures ...

Politics - 08/09/2017     163

Poroshenko personally undertakes to create One Local Church

Poroshenko personally undertakes to create One Local Church

On September 7, pronouncing his address in the Verkhovna Rada, President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko declared he is set to pursue with an idea of creating a Local Orthodox Church.

Politics - 08/09/2017     124

Antichurch laws and Filaret – Hero of Ukraine: what the Verkhovna Rada will be busy with

Antichurch laws and Filaret – Hero of Ukraine: what the Verkhovna Rada will be busy with

The seventh session of the Verkhovna Rada is going to consider 11 bills concerning the religious sphere. All of them are included in the draft agenda awaiting approval.

Politics - 07/09/2017     119

Parubiy gathers enemies of UOC to resolve the issue of the Unified Local Church

Parubiy gathers enemies of UOC to resolve the issue of the Unified Local Church

Speaker of the Verkhovna Rada, Andrei Parubiy, held a meeting on the creation of the Unified Local Church and convened active opponents of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church.

Politics - 05/09/2017     100

Poroshenko is misinformed about the situation in the religious sphere, – expert

Poroshenko is misinformed about the situation in the religious sphere, – expert

Director of the Ukrainian Politics Fund Kost Bondarenko believes that the idea of establishing a Ukrainian Local Church, intensively promoted by the President, has to do with the f...

Politics - 11/08/2017     150

Expert: Power ignores Cross Procession of the UOC out of fear

Expert: Power ignores Cross Procession of the UOC out of fear

The fear of the current Ukrainian authorities for large numbers of people gathering in one place made media keep silent and not promote the Cross Procession. It was declared by exp...

Politics - 02/08/2017     94

Only the Church is able to harmonize hostile parties in Ukraine, – expert

Only the Church is able to harmonize hostile parties in Ukraine, – expert

Publicist and TV anchor Viacheslav Pikhovshek in the author’s program “Subjective Results of the Week” on NewsOne expressed his thoughts on how the conflict in the East of Uk...

Politics - 01/08/2017     89

Author of antichurch bills denies persecutions of the UOC

Author of antichurch bills denies persecutions of the UOC

MP of Ukraine and President of the Ukrainian Association of Religious Freedom Victor Yelensky declared the UOC in Ukraine is not subject to persecutions. The author of antichurch b...

Politics - 27/07/2017     86