Pressing Issue

"Autophecal" from President: Why is Poroshenko again prying into the Church affairs?

"Autophecal" from President: Why is Poroshenko again prying into the Church affairs?

An analysis of the church issue in the message of the head of state to the Verkhovna Rada.

Pressing Issue - 10/09/2017     60

Why the spokesman for the Kyiv Patriarchate insults Orthodox hierarchs

Why the spokesman for the Kyiv Patriarchate insults Orthodox hierarchs

Under further deepening despair, the schismatics already openly spit in the face of those from whom they are seeking the canonical status for the UOC-KP.

Pressing Issue - 07/09/2017     175

Uniates advance: if UGCC can claim Pochaev Lavra

Uniates advance: if UGCC can claim Pochaev Lavra

The Greek Catholic media are again preparing the ground for the seizure of the Pochaev Lavra.

Pressing Issue - 21/08/2017     105

Elephant in church shop: Poroshenko’s new religious embarrassment

Elephant in church shop: Poroshenko’s new religious embarrassment

Why the President of Ukraine intrudes again into Church affairs.

Pressing Issue - 03/08/2017     88

Mother complex: what Church is the Mother for Ukraine

Mother complex: what Church is the Mother for Ukraine

A few comments on the Message by Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople to Ukrainian journalists.

Pressing Issue - 19/07/2017     104

Bill No. 5309: the Church is swung but not yet struck

Bill No. 5309: the Church is swung but not yet struck

What does the approval of a new antichurch bill at the Verkhovna Rada mean and what should the Orthodox do in this situation?

Pressing Issue - 14/07/2017     99

Now I see, now I can’t see: a selective vision of “defenders” of the temple in Kolomyia

Now I see, now I can’t see: a selective vision of “defenders” of the temple in Kolomyia

While Kiev Patriarchate is engaged in mass raiding and destruction of temples, the authorities are seeking out slightest evidence to convict the UOC in the bad treatment of cultural monuments.

Pressing Issue - 11/07/2017     78

By hook or by crook: Bill No 4128 rammed through again

By hook or by crook: Bill No 4128 rammed through again

"1+1" has delivered a new plot aimed to exacerbate a religious situation in Ukraine and lobby the adoption of anti-church laws.

Pressing Issue - 27/06/2017     118

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     131

"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     147

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     191

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     823

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     390

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     359

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     378