Pressing Issue

Church and homosexuality: is dialogue possible?

Church and homosexuality: is dialogue possible?

On June 18, representatives of sex minorities in Kiev intend to hold a "gay pride parade". Why is the Church against?

Pressing Issue - 17/06/2017     36

"This is the end of freedom of conscience in Ukraine": the world’s reaction to anti-church bills

"This is the end of freedom of conscience in Ukraine": the world’s reaction to anti-church bills

Bills № 4128 and № 4511 caused a negative reaction of a number of Ukrainian and foreign denominations, as well of many political and public figures throughout the world.

Pressing Issue - 25/05/2017     53

Why 1+1 unleashes a religious war against UOC

Why 1+1 unleashes a religious war against UOC

There can hardly be any doubt that the hysteria around the Ukrainian Orthodox Church taking place on the air of the 1+1 channel is part of a plan to discredit canonical Orthodoxy in Ukraine.

Pressing Issue - 22/03/2017     107

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     499

Orthodox Mission in the World of Today

Orthodox Mission in the World of Today

An Orthodox mission is a calling of the Church to follow Christ and lead to Christ. Since it was founded, the Church has been destined to teach, save, heal, transfigure, and deify humans and the whole...

Pressing Issue - 30/11/2016     322

Sociology and “sociology” or why logical truths should be regularly proven

Sociology and “sociology” or why logical truths should be regularly proven

A recent survey on the topic “Religious Life of Ukraine”, conducted by “Ukrainian Sociology Service” organization, derailed all sociological information having been collected before. To be reminded, a...

Pressing Issue - 30/11/2016     312

Orthodox Church in Ukraine in the context of the information war. Part 2: “…therefore go and make disciples of all…” (Matthew 28:19)

Orthodox Church in Ukraine in the context of the information war. Part 2: “…therefore go and make disciples of all…” (Matthew 28:19)

How about the Church? How does it respond to the situation at hand, so complicated for it? Even though my words might cause a negative response with a certain part of Orthodox believers, I must say th...

Pressing Issue - 04/11/2016     313

Orthodox Church in Ukraine in the context of the information war.  Part 1: Difficult questions

Orthodox Church in Ukraine in the context of the information war. Part 1: Difficult questions

However, regarding Ukrainian media, their use of the religious factor without any reservations can actually be called a WAR AGAINST THE CANONICAL UKRAINIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH!

Pressing Issue - 31/10/2016     320

Will there be bolshevist take-over in the religious sphere of Ukraine?

Will there be bolshevist take-over in the religious sphere of Ukraine?

Non-democratic, anti-constitutional, discriminatory. These epithets aptly describe draft law 4128 on the simplified change of religious jurisdiction, which is to be considered by the Verkhovna Rada. T...

Pressing Issue - 05/10/2016     277

Will the Ukrainian political elite listen to EU recommendations?

Will the Ukrainian political elite listen to EU recommendations?

The European community has long paid attention to the religious conflict in Ukraine. Started by separate political forces in 2014, the interfaith struggle has increasingly appeared in the reports of i...

Pressing Issue - 03/10/2016     327

How are the problem of loneliness, social networks and Orthodox faith related?

How are the problem of loneliness, social networks and Orthodox faith related?

The problem of loneliness is one of the most urgent and hard-to-solve problems of modern society. Moreover, it is not only an internal, psychological problem of an individual, but also, by and large, ...

Pressing Issue - 13/09/2016     321