Within the framework of the 6th Ecumenical Social Week,the round table “The process of educating the leading Christian stratum in Eastern Europe”was held on October 4 in Lviv." The session was moderated by Taras Kurylets, licensed Master of Theology, Doctor of St. Thomas Aquinas Pontifical University.

The advantages of Christian education of young people were discussed byRev. Bogdan Prakh, Rector of the Ukrainian Catholic University, Rev. Ihor Boyko, Rector of Holy Spirit Seminary, Rev. Mykolay Baranov, representative of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, the Commission on Christian Ethics and Education, Volodymyr Shnayder, Head of the Department of Youth, Family and Sports of Lviv City Council, Dr. Luiza Tsyupa, Director of the Catechetical-Pedagogical Institute at the Ukrainian Catholic University, archdeacon Ioan Didenko, director of ACF Faith. Hope. Love,Rev.Hryhoriy Draus, chief prison’s chaplain of the Roman Catholic Church in Ukraine, Halyna Sohan, Candidate ofPhilology, Associate Professor of the Lviv Regional Institute of Postgraduate Education.

“To serve toprotect life,” – this is howRev. Ihor Boyko defined the primary focus of educating of young Christians:“If in the world of today, according to Pope John Paul II, there is a ‘culture of death’, the education of students of the School of Bioethics is to spread the ‘culture of life.”