History of Christianity in Ukraine
The History of Christianity in what is currently Ukraine is traditionally believed to date back to the early centuries of the apostolic church. It has remained the dominant religion in the territory s...
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Unprecedented: Pope Francis, Russian Patriarch Kirill to meet in Cuba to heal 1,000yr rift
The head of the Russian Orthodox Church, Patriarch Kirill, is to meet his Roman Catholic counterpart, Pope Francis, during a historic visit to Latin America. The groundbreaking meeting is to ...
Christianization of the Rus' Khaganate
The Christianization of the Rus' people is supposed to have happened in the 860s and was the first stage in the process of Christianization of the East Slavs which continued well into the 11th century...
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Christianization of Kievan Rus'
The Christianization of Kievan Rus' took place in several stages. In early 867, Patriarch Photius of Constantinople announced to other Orthodox patriarchs that the Rus', baptised by his bishop, took t...
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Union of Brest
The Union of Brest, or Union of Brześć, was the 1595-96 decision of the Ruthenian Church of Rus', the "Metropolia of Kiev-Halych and all Rus'", to break relations with the Patriarch of Constantinople ...
Khmelnytsky Uprising
The Khmelnytsky Uprising (also known as the Khmel'nyts'kyi/Chmielnicki Uprising or Ukrainian War of Liberation) was a Cossack rebellion in Ukraine between the years 1648–1657 which turned into a Ukrai...
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Russian Orthodox Church
37°37′45″E / 55.71111°N 37.62917°E / 55.71111; 37.62917The Russian Orthodox Church (ROC; Russian: Русская Православная Церковь, Russkaya Pravoslavnaya Tserkov), alternati...
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Western Ukrainian Clergy
The Western Ukrainian clergy of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church were a hereditary tight-knit social caste that dominated Western Ukrainian society from the late eighteenth until the mid-twentieth ...
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Roman Catholicism in Ukraine
The Roman Catholic Church in Ukraine is part of the worldwide Roman Catholic Church, under the spiritual leadership of the Pope in Rome. The present Archbishop is Mieczysław Mokrzycki (ordained on 29 ...
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Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church
The Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church (UGCC) (Ukrainian: Українська Греко-Католицька Церква (УГКЦ), Ukrains'ka Hreko-Katolyts'ka Tserkva), is the largest Eastern Rite Catholic sui juris particular c...
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Ruthenian Catholic Church
The Ruthenian Catholic Church, also in America commonly referred to as the "Byzantine Catholic Church," uses the Byzantine rite and is one of the 23 Eastern Catholic Churches in full communion with Ro...
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Protestants in Ukraine
Protestants in Ukraine number about 600 to 700 thousand (2007), about 2% of the total population. Nearly all traditional Protestant denominations are represented in the country. According to Christian...
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History of Eastern Christianity
Christianity has been, historically a Middle Eastern religion with its origin in Hebrew tribal Judaism. Eastern Christianity refers collectively to the Christian traditions and churches which develope...
History of the Orthodox Church
The Eastern Orthodox Churches trace their roots back to the Apostles and Jesus Christ. Apostolic succession established the seats of Patriarchy (for example see the Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Jerusal...
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Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Canada
The Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Canada (UOCC) is an Eastern Orthodox Church in Canada, primarily consisting of Ukrainian Canadians. Its former name was the Ukrainian Greek Orthodox Church of Canada ...
Ukrainian Orthodox Church (Moscow Patriarchate)
The Ukrainian Orthodox Church (Ukrainian: Українська Православна Церква; Russian: Украинская Православная Церковь) is a self-governing Church of Eastern Orthodoxy in Ukraine, under the ecclesi...
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Bratstvo
Bratstva (literally, "fraternities") were the secular unions of Orthodox citizens in the cities of the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth such as Lviv, Wilno, Lutsk, Vitebsk, Minsk, and Kiev. The Orthodox...
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Gregory Tsamblak
Gregory Tsamblak or Gregorije Camblak (Bulgarian: Григорий Цамблак; Romanian: Grigore Ţamblac); (c.1365-1420) was a Bulgarian writer and cleric, metropolitan of Kiev between 1413 and 1420. A ...
Filaret (Denysenko)
Patriarch Filaret (secular name in Ukrainian Mykhailo Antonovych Denysenko, in Russian Mikhail Antonovich Denisenko, officially His Holiness, the Patriarch of Kyiv and All Rus’ - Ukraine Filaret; born...
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Baptists in Ukraine
The Baptist Church in Ukraine is one of the oldest and most widespread Protestant Christian denominations in the country. Before the fall of the Soviet Union, over half the 1.5 million acknowledged B...
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Vladimir the Great
Vladimir Sviatoslavich the Great (Old East Slavic: Володимѣръ Свѧтославичь Volodiměrъ Svętoslavičь, Old Norse as Valdamarr Sveinaldsson, Russian: Влади́мир, Vladimir, Ukrainian: Володимир, Vo...
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Eastern Orthodox Church by country
Based on the numbers of adherents, Orthodoxy is the second largest Christian communion in the world after the Roman Catholic Church. The most common estimates of the number of Orthodox Christians...
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Polish Orthodox Church
The Polish Autocephalous Orthodox Church, commonly known as the Polish Orthodox Church (Polish: Polski Autokefaliczny Kościół Prawosławny), is one of the autocephalous Eastern Orthodox Churches in...
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Hillsong Church Kiev
Hillsong Church Kiev (formerly Kiev Christian Life Centre) is the Kiev-based offshoot of Hillsong Church in Sydney, Australia.
In September 1992, an outreach began in the October Palace in Kiev wi...
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History of Oriental Orthodoxy
Oriental Orthodoxy is the communion of Eastern Christian Churches that recognize only three ecumenical councils — the First Council of Nicaea, the First Council of Constantinople and the Council of Ep...
History of Oriental Orthodoxy - Wikipedia
Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Church
The Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Church (Ukrainian: Українська автокефальна православна церква, Ukrayinska avtokefalna pravoslavna tserkva, UAPC) is one of the three major Orthodox Churches in...
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