Talk about shifting Ukrainian from Cyrillic to the Latin script, of course, has long been a feature of Ukrainian life.  But this year, support for that idea appears to have grown as other post-Soviet states like Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan have made the decision to make this transition.

 

Photo: Worshippers often read from smartphones and tablets, as shipments of Bibles have been intercepted at the Russian border by customs since 2015.

 

“…a new report released by the University of Notre Dame [says] the Kremlin is among the countries in the world where repression of many denominations of Christianity is an increasing fact of life.”

Holy Unction Service at Holy Archangel Michael/St. George Ukrainian Orthodox Church Served by the Ruling Hierarch of the Western Eparchy, His Eminence Archbishop Daniel and the Clergy of MN Area

A message to the Kremlin?

 

President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev

“…the Moscow Patriarch under Kirill is going along in order to demonstrate its loyalty to the state and the institutions that not long along worked so hard to destroy religion as such.”

 

Photo: Archdeacon Kurayev

 

Assassinated outside the Kremlin, the dissenting politician has become something of a cult figure and is the subject of films, poetry and song

 

“My request to you on behalf of my brothers from the past, I ask you to pray and work so our Church could develop, live and in this way glorify God and serve our people!”

 

“The photos on exhibition are intended to raise the issue of destruction of sacred objects, according to Muzeynyy prostir.”

 

The field kitchens are part of the aid provided under the “Pope for Ukraine” program.

 

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