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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     29

"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     64

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     56

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     80

Why Halloween attracts the youth

Why Halloween attracts the youth

The head of the Administrative Apparatus of the Kyiv Metropolia of the UOC Archimandrite Viktor (Kotsaba): – The so-called "holiday" of Halloween, which many people are going to celebrate in the ...

Digest - 29/10/2016     128

When were times easy?

When were times easy?

Today, we often hear that we are living in difficult times. We can’t argue with that. However, there is another question: when times were easy? Can we say that it was easy for our grandfathers to rebu...

Digest - 11/10/2016     146

Church's view: the most powerful weapon

Church's view: the most powerful weapon

Different resonant crimes have been frequently reported in the news chronicles lately. They stir the public, making people think how to protect themselves from potential trouble. Someone cal...

Digest - 03/10/2016     96

Church’s view: don’t scatter

Church’s view: don’t scatter

One of the regular readers of my column asked the question – is it possible to do good without God?

Digest - 11/09/2016     117

Church's view: the place where the horizons are expanding

Church's view: the place where the horizons are expanding

Today, in all schools of Ukraine welcoming speeches are heard. Tens of thousands of children have crossed a school threshold for the first time to obtain knowledge necessary for their development as i...

Digest - 02/09/2016     125

What is freedom and independence?

What is freedom and independence?

If to briefly describe our times, the most suitable word is self-will.

Digest - 27/08/2016     110

Church’s View: Bright day of forgiveness

Church’s View: Bright day of forgiveness

For each of us the Independence Day of Ukraine is the most important of all existing state holidays. This date is worth the struggle, sacrifices and deeds of many generations of Ukrainians who have lo...

Digest - 24/08/2016     104

He just stands before God – for his people, for his Ukraine

He just stands before God – for his people, for his Ukraine

Two years ago, in August, the Ukrainian Orthodox Church got its new head, His Beatitude Metropolitan Onuphry. A lot has already been said about our Primate. In principle, there is nothing to add. We c...

Digest - 19/08/2016     112

Church’s view: seize the moment

Church’s view: seize the moment

Our life is a constant fixation of the "here and now" state. Every moment is unique and impossible to live twice. That is why the past is left behind forever, even as good and precious, but all the sa...

Digest - 17/08/2016     103

Yuriy Reshetnikov: accusing the UOC of “pressure”, representatives of Ministry of Culture demonstrate ultimate cynicism

Yuriy Reshetnikov: accusing the UOC of “pressure”, representatives of Ministry of Culture demonstrate ultimate cynicism

Why do they not want in the Ministry of Culture to respond to the statutes of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church? What stood behind the visit of Constantinople Archbishop Job (Gecha) to Kiev? 

Digest - 12/08/2016     109

Prayer is stronger than hatred

Prayer is stronger than hatred

Ukrainian journalist Maxim Kostenko speaks on the outcomes of the All-Ukrainian Cross Procession.  

Digest - 01/08/2016     149