According to the
group, Aid to the Church in Need, family life in Ukraine still bears
the consequences of an atheist regime, which, rooted the Christian
values out of the family and endangers their existence. As a result,
the country proclaimed 2006 as a year of Right Protection of the Child
and the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, in cooperation with the
Christian Churches, declared 2006 the Year of Spiritual Protection of
congress will include workshops on the following themes: The family,
the cornerstone of a civilized society; natural family planning; the
dignity of human life; children, the wealth of nations; parents, first
teachers of love.
of the Moscow Patriarchate, the Kyivan Patriarchate, the Evangelical
Church and the Muslim and Jewish communities are expected to attend.
The congress is currently under the responsibility of Patriarch Lubomyr Husar.
has been chosen to host the 22nd International Congress for the Family,
from May 9th to 11th, under the theme “The Family, a Community of Love.”