In post-synodal message, hierarchs recall that withholding wages, unfair remuneration and lack of social protection for workers are sins that cry to heaven for vengeance
Coronavirus is a serious and long-lasting problem. And the only protection now is to cultivate the rules of hygiene.
The Primate of the Orthodox Church of Ukraine (OCU), Metropolitan Epifaniy, has supported the protests in Belarus and called on the Belarusian people to “protect their dignity and freedom [and] the democratic and independent future of their country”.
The Bishops of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church have expressed their “spiritual solidarity” with Lebanon after the “great desolation” caused by the blasts in the port of Beirut on August 4.
The Ukrainian President’s Office expects the honorary title of ‘Righteous Among the Nations’ to be bestowed upon Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky, the Primate of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church (1900-1944), in the near future.
Prayer and charity: these are the two arms Pope Francis has repeatedly extended from the beginning of his pontificate to the “dear Ukrainian people”, especially to those afflicted by a 6-year war on the eastern border of the nation.
Ukrainian Christians have weighed in on the push to turn the museum of the mosque-basilica of Hagia Sophia in Istanbul back into a mosque again, saying that the “neutral status” of the monument is the “key to friendship” between the Muslim and Christian religions.
The EU Bishops of COMECE have joined their Ukrainian counterparts in condemning the “deplorable” practice of surrogate motherhood.
The major archbishop of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church (UGCC), Metropolitan of Kyiv Sviatoslav Shevchuk, shared his thoughts on peace in Ukraine and Europe in an English-language interview.
The head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church (UGCC), Sviatoslav Shevchuk, has said that the key to building a new world after the coronavirus pandemic is the commandment of love, which renews those who practice it and who live by it.
(Source: CD/RISU) Just before the coronavirus quarantine, the Vatican opened the archives of Pius XII, the Pope during the period…
Today it is said that medicine cannot stop the spread of coronavirus. However, a pandemic can certainly be stopped by the personal responsibility of everyone.
More than one-third (34 percent) of Ukrainians identify with the newly created independent Orthodox Church of Ukraine (OCU).
Among the youngest bishops of the Catholic Church, Ukrainians confidently take the leading positions.
Many countries of the world combat surrogacy. And all who want to buy a baby in Europe, unfortunately, go to Ukraine today.
In a wide-ranging ‘State of the World’ address Thursday to diplomats accredited to the Holy See, Pope Francis denounced that the “very weak” response of politicians to climate change is “a source of grave concern”.
The Primate of the Orthodox Church of Ukraine, Metropolitan Epifaniy of Kyiv and all Ukraine, believes that the Russian government of the Crimea is trying to completely oust the Ukrainian Church and compares the situation on the peninsula with “Stalin’s times”.
On Christmas Day the Pope has urged politicians and the international community to find solutions for the “dark economic, geopolitical and ecological conflicts” affecting various places around the world, from the Middle East to Latin America to Ukraine to Africa.
“Today in the world, in Europe, many Christians are persecuted and give their lives for their faith, or are persecuted ‘with white gloves’, that is, set aside, marginalized”, the Pope denounced in his Wednesday general audience.
Bishop Dionisio Lachovicz, the papal delegate to the Ukrainian Catholic Apostolic Exarchate of Italy, has insisted that married priests are a “gift” to the Church.
The major archbishop of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, Sviatoslav Shevchuk, has denounced that “Ukraine is suffering because an aggressor wishes to destroy our state”.
Noted Austrian priest and theologian Paul Zulehner has warned Europe’s “hard-won freedom” is at risk from “illiberal democracies” in countries such as Hungary and Poland.
Lviv will host the 30th Colloquium of the European Parishes (CEP), which brings together priests and lay people who would like to ensure a more dynamic life of their parishes.
According to the Head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, the central theme of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Bishops’ conversation with Pope Francis was the war in Ukraine and the humanitarian crisis caused by the war.