Update on “Sanctuary: The Spiritual Heritage Documentation Project”

Iconostasis painted by Wadym Dobrolige. On April 16, professors John-Paul Himka and Natalie Kononenko gave a presentation in the CIUS lecture series on the Sanctuary Project, whose main focus has been documenting sacral culture on the Canadian prairies for the past six years. Work on this project comes at a crucial time because the iconic onion-domed churches that have been an integral part of the prairie landscape are rapidly disappearing as their congregants move from…

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Video: “Maidan: The Church in the Public Square”

Video: “Maidan: The Church in the Public Square”

Video of a Seminar from the Very Rev. Fr. Dr. Cyril Hovorun, “Maidan: The Church in the Public Square” Featured Image: Priest on duty during Euromaidan, December 2013. Photographer: Ivan Bandura Abstract This seminar has focused on the role of the Ukrainian churches in the Maidan, which had a strong religious dimension. As mass protests developed in Kyiv in late 2013, representatives of Ukraine’s many churches were there in the square among the people, providing those…

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