The mosque was restored with the support of local Muslims and sponsors. Most of the money to restore it was donated by a woman from Kuwait.


The Spiritual Board of Muslims of Crimea must actively oppose Islamist extremists, “to the point of expelling from the mosques those who violate the rules prescribed by the Muftiat,” Dzhemilev says.

“No government program, even the best social service, can replace a child’s father and mother,” said the head of the church.


In Medina the pilgrims visited Mount Uhud, the Quba Mosque, and the Mosque of the Two Qiblas. Later, the pilgrims went to Mecca.



20 October – 29 December, 2013


The Quran, thought to be about 200 years old, is said to be a complete copy with 19 cross-linked workbooks that contain all 114 Suras.

For the Eastern Rite churches, the question of fewer young people coming to the priesthood is fully as critical as it is for the Roman Catholic – and could get worse


As usual, all these events are free and open to the public.


We encourage our faithful, especially those from the villages and areas most affected by the famine, to delegate their representatives to participate in the national mournful events that will take place at the Holodomor Memorial on November 23


Fifty-one of the 54 representatives of the GELCU eligible to vote were present and voted to elect Pastor Serhyi Mashevsky as new head


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