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26 FebruarySociety
Compared to many other countries in Europe, Ukraine’s religious life is very active, although there is no state religion. So how do politics and religion work together here?
26 FebruarySociety
The Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate is expanding its influence and propaganda in Donbas
31 March, 2016
The pope sacrificed his principles and the trust of a part of his faithful for the sake of a “deal” that looks like nothing more than the division of spheres of influence between competing bureaucrats under cover of “communicating” and “dialog” between two parts of a sundered religious community
31 March, 2016Society
Patriarch Filaret of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church – Kyiv Patriarchate on church canonicity and manipulations around it, and independence of Ukrainian Church
23 July, 2015History
How Ukrainians have developed tolerance for other religions
16 July, 2015Society
Believers in Eastern Ukraine faced brutal intolerance, repression and murder
12 May, 2015History
The beginning and end of World War II brought about political collusions that greatly discredited the leaders of Western democracies
3 October, 2013News
The Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate backs Ukraine’s decision to pursue closer ties with the European Union, writes expert for the Window on Eurasia
20 September, 2013Navigator
Slender Gothic towers, lavish Baroque iconostases, and solid timber domes that trace back to pre-Christian times – The Ukrainian Week takes you on a tour of the unique wooden churches scattered along the Polish-Ukrainian border
15 August, 2013
While all of Russia is still recovering from the emotional shock over the events surrounding Alexei Navalny, its spiritual leaders are again announcing the end of the world as they speak to their “flock”. This time, the Apocalypse has stealthily snuck up from behind in the form of evil homosexuals who have forced the civilized world to legalize same-sex marriage
7 August, 2013News
6 August, 2013Politics
The celebration of 1025 years of the christening of Kyiv Rus sums up the failure of Russia’s religious expansion in Ukraine headed by Patriarch Kirill
1 August, 2013News
Putin’s visit left the impression that Ukrainian-Russian relations will remain stagnant, writes Maksym Bugriy in Eurasia Daily Monitor
31 July, 2013News
Celebrating of the 1,025th anniversary of the baptism of Kyivan Rus, a medieval federation of eastern Slavic princedoms, in Kyiv amid rising concerns in Russia over Ukraine’s future the Economist reports.
28 June, 2013News
Kyiv City State Administration supports draft amendments to the law regulating the return of places of worship to religious communities describing them as “timely and important”. The draft amendments entail privatization of the Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra, reports Batkivshchyna’s MP Oleksandr Bryhynets as his press service reports
21 February, 2013
The sudden resignation of Pope Benedict XVI, the first time a Pontiff has voluntarily left office for almost 600 years, has thrown the Catholic world into turmoil and comes at a difficult time for the Church as it struggles to assert its authority in a secular world and contain the unfolding scandal of child sex abuse by priests who were sheltered by the Church from prosecution.
8 November, 2012History
The creation of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church (Kyiv Patriarchate) 20 years ago was as resolute a step as proclaiming the independence of the Ukrainian state
8 November, 2012Society
Filaret’s position saved the Kyiv Patriarchate from a rift and dissolution in the “Russian World”
24 August, 2012
Having saved 150 Jews during the war, Andrey Sheptytskiy, Metropolitan of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church (uniate church), deserves the Israeli title of “Righteous Gentile”
22 March, 2012Society
The Church of England and Catholic Church condemn plans to allow gay marriages
14 March, 2012Society
Metropolitan Sofroniy Dmytruk talks about the intrigue surrounding the election of the Primate of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate
25 November, 2011
After OWS protests blockaded St Paul's Cathedral, Anglican church faces dilemma whether to support the state or maintain the protesters
8 September, 2011World
Kalugin, currently a professor at the Center for Counterintelligence and Security Studies, speaks about Vladimir Putin’s use of Stalinist methods and the Russian Orthodox Church as a servant of the FSB
23 August, 2011Politics
Cyril’s imperial policy is leading the Russian Orthodox Church to isolation
14 June, 2011Investigation
Is the Moscow Patriarchate laying its hands on a historical monument?
10 May, 2011History
Andrey Sheptytsky was the Greek-Catholic Metropolitan who was first met with distrust but later gained respect even from his enemies
16 March, 2011Society
Quitting the "boob tube" is becoming more and more justified for Ukrainians. Their reasons are many
14 March, 2011Society
Filaret, Patriarch of Kyiv and All Rus-Ukraine, talks about raider attacks on churches belonging to the Kyiv Patriarchate and the delusion of a “Russian world”
11 March, 2011Society
The new head of Ukraine’s Greek Catholic Church will have to be a team player
14 January, 2011Politics
By openly preferring the Russian Orthodox Church, the Administration is violating the balance among confessions in Ukraine and fostering a state religion
13 January, 2011Politics
Who exactly made the decision to spoil this unique historic site, where once stood the first Christian stone church in Ukraine?
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The shadow of Kremlin’s prisoners over the 2018 World Cup
today, Alla Lazareva,
After the US withdrawal from the Iran treaty, indignant EU governments are looking for new ways to keep agreements with Tehran
yesterday, Michael Binyon,
Hungary and Poland are challenging the EU’s commitment to liberal democracy
22 June, The Economist,
How to overcome Russian cultural domination
21 June, Denys Kazanskyi,
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