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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     44

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     65

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     48

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     70

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     77

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     77

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     71

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     76

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     63

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     70

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     105

Cross Procession to unite Ukraine

Cross Procession to unite Ukraine

His Beatitude Metropolitan Onufriy of Kiev and All Ukraine blessed the All-Ukrainian religious procession – the procession of peace, love and prayer for Ukraine.

Digest - 01/07/2016     337

View of the Church: love against lie and aggression

View of the Church: love against lie and aggression

In recent weeks, there have appeared materials in the mass media aimed at discrediting the Ukrainian Orthodox Church. The apotheosis of the relevant efforts has become the recent programme of ZIK TV c...

Digest - 26/05/2016     160

Religious Confrontation in Ukraine: Verkhovna Rada Writes New Laws, UOC Fears New Church Seizures

Religious Confrontation in Ukraine: Verkhovna Rada Writes New Laws, UOC Fears New Church Seizures

A new bill, registered in the parliament, can not only legalize church raiding, but also provoke sectarian conflicts, it says in the UOC. A group of deputies of the Verkhovna Rada registered...

Digest - 31/03/2016     167

Orthodox Churches clearly expressed their attitude to Ukrainian schismatics : Was Patriarch Filaret made to understand?

Orthodox Churches clearly expressed their attitude to Ukrainian schismatics : Was Patriarch Filaret made to understand?

Forgetting Christ’s commandments, embracing ethnophyletism, giving preference to a Caesar, serving Mammon – all of this are symptoms of a serious disease that has affected schismatics of the so-called...

Digest - 25/03/2016     469