Patriarch Filaret and Fr. Borys Gudziak among Ukraine's 10 Best in 2010
Oksana Bashuk Hepburn in an op-ed in the Kyiv Post posted her BEST and WORST list comprising governments, individuals, publications and organizations which had an impact--for better or for worst -- on the global Ukrainian community in 2010. Three religious people are in the list.
Patriarch Filaret, Ukrainian Orthodox Church-Kyiv Patriarchy for mounting a robust 1021st anniversary of Christianity celebration as an antidote to the state’s Moscow Patriarch-adhering-Orthodox-only event with Russia’s religious and political hierarchy in attendance.
Moscow’s Patriarch Kirill is among top 10 worsts for ‘bad guest in Ukraine behavior’ by mixing politics and religion, preaching reunification of Ukraine with Russia, and demanding a name change to Hetman Ivan Mazepa (anathema to Russia’s past and current czars) Street.