First of all, it should be recalled that Catholicism in Ukraine is represented by several structures. The most numerous of them are the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, in addition, the diocese of the Roman Catholic Church operates in Ukraine.
Christianity, in particular, Orthodoxy, was in the center of the cultural and social life of Ukrainians throughout all centuries.
As with most European countries, Ukrainians were originally a pagan nation of idol worshippers. In 988 AD, Prince Vladimir the Great of Kiev accepted Orthodox Christianity and brought the entire country under the influence of the Byzantine Empire. The period was characterized by mass baptisms when many of the Prince’s subjects converted to Christianity. Despite changes over the past 1000 ...
- January 8, 2019
Since ancient times, religion has taken one of the most important places in Ukrainian culture.