"We are proud when we are called Banderistes," said Metropolitan Epifaniy, the primate of the new Orthodox Church of Ukraine, during his visit at Lviv National Agrarian University, as part of his pastoral visit in the region.

“We are proud when we are called Banderists”
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Email
  • Vkontakte
  • Messanger
  • Telegram
  • WhatsApp
  • Twitter
  • Pinterest

“The history of the university shows that many of its graduates were actually those who, not in words but in deeds, loved their Ukrainian land and people. Among them, it is worth mentioning and remembering the genius of Stepan Bandera’s Ukrainian national spirit, who helped consolidate the nation. He is a glorious graduate of your university. And when we are called ” Banderists”, we are proud of it,” said the Metropolitan.
“For some people, such a name is offensive, but for us, it’s an honor. Because our land gave birth to such glorious heroes, who at one point said that the time would come when one would say, “Glory to Ukraine! and that millions would answer, “Glory to the heroes! “. We have waited with you for this time, so now we must rejoice to be the heirs of our heroes, and to have the opportunity to understand and continue what they have outlined,” added Metropolitan Epifaniy.

Metropolitan concluded his speech by wishing success and academic achievements to the university, to its faculty and students, for the good of Ukraine.

Source in Ulrainian (from the official site of the Orthodox Church of Ukraine – Constantinople Patriarcate)

Dear readers,

This is one of the five free articles that you can read in their entirety.

To access the unlimited number of full articles, please:

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Email
  • Vkontakte
  • Messanger
  • Telegram
  • WhatsApp
  • Twitter
  • Pinterest

About the Author

Emma Cazabonne

Emma Cazabonne

Emma Cazabonne was born and raised in France, where she taught English. She moved to the United States in 2001, and she now teaches French. Beside her anthology on Cistercian texts, she has translated and published articles on Cistercian spirituality, the Middle Ages, and Orthodoxy. She converted to Orthodoxy in 2008. Her husband is an Orthodox priest. If you are interested in having your book translated into French, she can be contacted here https://wordsandpeace.com/contact-me/

Orthodoxie.com Newsletter

Don't miss out on important news and updates. Subscribe to our free bi-weekly newsletter.



Divider

Popular Posts

Métropolite Emmanuel : « Ceux qui n’acceptent pas le Tomos refusent d’être au sein de... 104872

« Le texte du Tomos, qui a établi les fondations de la nouvelle Église autocéphale, n’est pas le résultat de négociations entre les deux...

Pour la première fois, un Grec a été sacré évêque de la nouvelle Église d’Ukraine 104850

Le dimanche 26 mai a eu lieu en la cathédrale Saint-Michel de Kiev, le sacre du nouvel évêque d’Olbia, Mgr Épiphane Dimitriou, jusqu’à présent cler...

Le patriarche œcuménique a reçu l’ambassadeur des États-Unis en Grèce 104855

Le patriarche œcuménique a reçu, dans sa suite à l’hôtel Grande-Bretagne à Athènes, l’ambassadeur des États-Unis en Grèce, Geoffrey Pyatt.

May 14 (old calendar) / May 27 (new) Living with the Church 104837

May 14 (old calendar) / May 27 (new) Martyr Isidore of Chios (251). Ven. Isidore, Fool-for-Christ, Wonderworker of Rostov (1474). St. Nikita, Bisho...

May 27 Living with the Church 104835

May 27 Hieromartyr Therapon, Bishop of Sardis (3rd c.). Translation of the Relics of Ven. Nilus of Stolobensk (1667). St. John the Russian (Confess...

14 mai (ancien calendrier) / 27 mai (nouveau) 104817

14 mai (ancien calendrier) / 27 mai (nouveau) Saint Isidore de Chios, martyr (251) ; saint Maxime, martyr (250) ; saint Pons, martyr à Cimiez (257)...

27 mai 104815

27 mai Saint Théraponte, évêque de Sardes, martyr (IIIème s.) ; sainte martyre Théodora, vierge et saint martyr Didyme le soldat, d’Alexandrie (304...

“De plus en plus de Français ne croient plus en Dieu” 104830

Un article de l'hebdomadaire "Le Point" consacré à une enquête sur les valeurs des Français.

May 13 (old calendar) / May 26 (new) Living with the Church 104812

May 13 (old calendar) / May 26 (new) 5th SUNDAY OF PASCHA — Tone 4. Samaritan Woman. Virgin Martyr Glyceria at Heraclea, and with her, Martyr Laodi...

May 26  Living with the Church 104810

May 26 5th SUNDAY OF PASCHA — Tone 4. Samaritan Woman. Apostles Carpus and Alphæus of the Seventy (1st c.). Greatmartyr George the New at Sofia (Bu...

13 mai (ancien calendrier) / 26 mai (nouveau) 104808

13 mai (ancien calendrier) / 26 mai (nouveau) 5ème dimanche de Pâques, de la Samaritaine. Sainte Glycérie, martyre à Héraclée, et saint Laodice, ga...

26 mai 104806

26 mai 5ème dimanche de Pâques, de la Samaritaine. Saints Carpe et Alphée, apôtres (Ier s.) ; saint Abercius et sainte Hélène martyrs (Ier s.) ; sa...