Politics

Ukrainian Galician party demands to expel Metropolitan Mokshitsky from Ukraine

Ukrainian Galician party demands to expel Metropolitan Mokshitsky from Ukraine

The Ukrainian Galician Party issued on June 7 an official statement demanding that Archbishop Metropolitan Mieczyslav Mokshitsky of Lvov Roman Catholic Church be personified non gr...

Politics - 09/06/2017     33

Ministry of Culture withholds statistics on UOC, – Bishop Clement (VIDEO)

Ministry of Culture withholds statistics on UOC, – Bishop Clement (VIDEO)

At the press conference on the theme "Anti-religious bills: challenges for Ukrainian society" held on May 16 in UNIAN, Bishop Clement (Vecheria), head of the Synodal Information an...

Politics - 18/05/2017     63

UOC is the only structure to unite the whole country, – Expert

UOC is the only structure to unite the whole country, – Expert

Church and state should coexist rather than interfere into each other’s work. It was said by the Director of the Ukranian Politics Fund Kost Bondarenko at the UNIAN press-conferenc...

Politics - 17/05/2017     53

Ukraine can’t avoid local Church, – Groysman

Ukraine can’t avoid local Church, – Groysman

Prime Minister of Ukraine Vladimir Groysman called the creation of a single local church in Ukraine an inevitable process, reports Zerkalo Nedeli (Mirror of the Week).

Politics - 14/04/2017     142

"The political cartel" uses any leverage to weaken the UOC, – expert

"The political cartel" uses any leverage to weaken the UOC, – expert

The present political leaders of Ukraine show the Ukrainian Orthodox Church that they are ready to use any leverage to achieve their interests. This opinion was expressed by the he...

Politics - 14/09/2016     157

Weakening of canonical Church is strategy of President’s team, – expert

Weakening of canonical Church is strategy of President’s team, – expert

To deprive the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of its congregation is the ultimate goal of President Petro Porosheko’s team, said Mikhail Pavliv, director of the Humanitarian Strategies ...

Politics - 07/09/2016     266

When politicians fail in all other spheres, they tackle a church issue, - expert

When politicians fail in all other spheres, they tackle a church issue, - expert

“It has become customary in our country to interfere into church matters,” noted Andrey Zolotariov, Chairman of the Analytical Center “Third Sector”, commenting on today’s Message ...

Politics - 06/09/2016     244

Metropolitan Theodore (Gayun): Cross Procession to Pochaev unites Ukraine and neighboring states (VIDEO)

Metropolitan Theodore (Gayun): Cross Procession to Pochaev unites Ukraine and neighboring states (VIDEO)

Pilgrims from Poland, Moldova, Georgia and other European countries take part in the Cross Procession to the Holy Dormition Pochaev Lavra, which started in Kamenets-Podolsky on Aug...

Politics - 20/08/2016     190

There is an element of discrimination in the appointment of UAOC bishop as Advisor to the Minister of Defence, – expert

There is an element of discrimination in the appointment of UAOC bishop as Advisor to the Minister of Defence, – expert

There is an element of discrimination against the other denominations on religious grounds in the appointment of a UAOC bishop as Advisor to the Minister of Defence, says Ruslan Bo...

Politics - 19/08/2016     213

The Ministry of Culture engages in protectionism of the Kiev Patriarchate, - experts

The Ministry of Culture engages in protectionism of the Kiev Patriarchate, - experts

Permitting the Kiev Patriarchate to hold services in the Little Sophia and denying the same the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, the Ministry of Culture acted illegally. This was said by...

Politics - 17/08/2016     172

Verkhovna Rada introduces mentoring for orphans

Verkhovna Rada introduces mentoring for orphans

The Ukrainian Parliament adopted a bill on mentors for orphans. The draft amendments to the Law on ensuring organizational and legal conditions for social protection of orphans and...

Politics - 20/07/2016     156

Parliament intends to allow priests to serve at hospitals

Parliament intends to allow priests to serve at hospitals

Bill #4987 on amending the law "Fundamentals of Health Legislation" on the introduction of pastoral care in health has been registered in the Verkhovna Rada, as reported by UN...

Politics - 20/07/2016     175

Christian-Democratic Values Were Crossed Out From the New Democratic Alliance Statute

Christian-Democratic Values Were Crossed Out From the New Democratic Alliance Statute

The new party’s statute crossed out the lines which enshrine that the party is founded on the principles of Christian-democratic ideology. It is reported by ИРС. 

Politics - 13/07/2016     168

Prosecutor General’s Office is requested to deal with political expert who wrote about crucifixion of Cross Procession participants

Prosecutor General’s Office is requested to deal with political expert who wrote about crucifixion of Cross Procession participants

The publication of political expert Yuriy Romanenko on the necessity to crucify “Moscow priests” served as a handle to appeal to the Prosecutor General’s Office. Member of the Parl...

Politics - 07/07/2016     209

Political expert: the state has no right to distinguish between “bad” and “good” Church (VIDEO)

Political expert: the state has no right to distinguish between “bad” and “good” Church (VIDEO)

The very fact that out of all denominations and religious associations of Ukraine only representatives of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church were not invited to the ceremonial meeting o...

Politics - 05/07/2016     215