Publications

Publications

“Dostoyevsky takes against any wars and revolutions”

“Dostoyevsky takes against any wars and revolutions”

Fedor Dostoyevsky is an outstanding writer, an Orthodox philosopher and a Christian thinker. To him the notions of “God” and “Church” are not just mere verbiage, but extremely important aspects of hum...

Culture - 21/02/2017     21

Church's view: Mirage in the desert

Church's view: Mirage in the desert

Politics and faith are incompatible things. They may come into contact but mustn’t merge into a single and strong whole. As such a step is inevitably resulted in the formation of false ideas and ...

Digest - 08/02/2017     32

UOJ Statement on Pressure from the Authorities

UOJ Statement on Pressure from the Authorities

An address to the President of Ukraine, deputies of the Verkhovna Rada, public activists, human rights defenders, journalists, as well as bodies and representatives of the UNO and EU international adv...

Events - 26/01/2017     73

Journey of the Kiev Patriarchate delegation to Phanar: much ado about nothing?

Journey of the Kiev Patriarchate delegation to Phanar: much ado about nothing?

On 15 January an official site of the “Kiev Patriarchate” published a message about a purported trip of the UOC KP delegation to Istanbul, where a meeting was held with the members of the Constantinop...

Point Of View - 18/01/2017     81

Corruption in 'patriot' ranks or How Filaret earns dividends

Corruption in 'patriot' ranks or How Filaret earns dividends

Representatives of the Kiev Patriarchate love speaking out against corruption in the state and supporting various anti-corruption initiatives. Recall Filaret’s statements à la "Corruption for Ukraine ...

Point Of View - 15/01/2017     76

Non-recognized: 25 years UOC KP ≠ 140 years ROC (in lay terms)

Non-recognized: 25 years UOC KP ≠ 140 years ROC (in lay terms)

Our readers are already familiar with yard-keeper Markiyan, who conducts his studies of complicated church-related problems. He tries to dig out the truth about the issues, viewed on in Ukraine from d...

Point Of View - 13/01/2017     97

"Are you for or against Christ?"

"Are you for or against Christ?"

The coming of Christ the Savior into the world changed not only the starting point of our civilization but civilization itself. Literature, music, art, architecture, science, economics and even poli...

Digest - 09/01/2017     66

Nationalism – religion, and Bandera – its prophet?!

Nationalism – religion, and Bandera – its prophet?!

On January 1st most Ukrainian citizens celebrated the arrival of the New Year. For Ukrainian nationalists, on the contrary, this day is associated not with the New Year feast, but with the birthday of...

Point Of View - 02/01/2017     90

5 most important church milestones of 2016

5 most important church milestones of 2016

The year of 2016 has been rich in significant events in the religious plane, some of which marked true “tectonic upheavals” in the Orthodox world. The UOJ has made a selection among the most important...

Events - 31/12/2016     80

Metropolitan Anthony – about the problems of the passing year and plans of UOC for 2017

Metropolitan Anthony – about the problems of the passing year and plans of UOC for 2017

In 2016 the Church has faced a number of serious problems: ongoing church raiding and a wave of arsons and robberies of our churches in different regions of the country, said the Metropolitan.

Digest - 30/12/2016     59

In word, but not in deed: how Greek Catholics fight for peace in Ukraine

In word, but not in deed: how Greek Catholics fight for peace in Ukraine

December 16, ways of reconciliation in the Ukrainian society were discussed in Kiev. The event, as the site of the Ukrainian Greek-Catholic Church reports, was organized predominantly by Greek Catholi...

Point Of View - 23/12/2016     80

Coca-Cola, Santa Claus and corporate parties. To the discussion on the date of Christmas celebration

Coca-Cola, Santa Claus and corporate parties. To the discussion on the date of Christmas celebration

Every year, Ukraine is increasingly imposed unusual ways of thinking, motivating these innovations with the Pro-European course of the state. Recently, the Ukrainian Parliament has started the procedu...

Point Of View - 16/12/2016     109

Priest Igor Shumak: There are no contradictions between science and religion

Priest Igor Shumak: There are no contradictions between science and religion

Igor Shumak is a head of the Ukrainian R&D Institute of glass reinforced plastics and fiber, graduated at one time from Taras Shevchenko Kiev National University, finished a post-graduate school i...

Interview - 16/12/2016     82

Indifference – a lifestyle or a present-day problem?

Indifference – a lifestyle or a present-day problem?

Recently, social networks have blown up with the news that in the centre of Kiev a child died of starvation. The mother locked two children without food and water for 9 days. Investigation is under wa...

Pressing Issue - 15/12/2016     106

Touching the mystery of death

Touching the mystery of death

What do people fear most? Variants are possible, but probably death causes most questions, as well as fear. First of all, the inevitability of death frightens most. It is inevitable for everyone. To...

Digest - 13/12/2016     82