Mychaylo Dymyd



Mychaylo Dymyd
Reverend Archpriest, Dr.
Ukrainian Catholic University

Principal Researcher  of the Maidan and Religion project



About  Mychaylo Dymyd

Ukrainian, born 1959 in Charleroi , Belgium. Citizen of the Kingdom of Belgium. Moved to permanent residence in Ukraine in January 1992. Married with Ivanna Marie – Krypyakevych . They have five children.

Studied in different countries: Belgium , France, Germany , Italy , USA. Apprentice patriarchs UGCC – Joseph – blind and Miroslav Ivan Lyubachivsky . Doctor of Eastern Canon Law at the Pontifical Oriental Institute in Rome.

He worked as a journalist in Italy , Belgium and Ukraine from 1987 to 1996. He founded and led in Ukraine “Radio Resurrection ” and ” Religious Information Agency .” From 2004-2009 canonical written about 200 responses on the website of the UGCC. From 1997 to date, a university professor of ecclesiology and canon law .

Co-founder and first rector of the Lviv Theological Academy (UCU ). From 1997 to 2006, was Executive Secretary of the Commission of the Theological Education and Parenting Church. Founder and Director of the Institute of Canon Law . From 2000-2008 he served as Chairman of the Ukrainian Theological Science Society.

Member of various boards superintendent , editorial and scientific societies. Participated in many international conferences , author of 11 books and over 100 articles on theological and canonical issues. Founder and editor of magazines canonical ” Metron ” and ” canonical source”. From 1994 to 2006 have different responsibilities in the church courts of different instances of the UGCC. A member of various youth organizations from 1971 to the present day. Pastor from 1994. Secretary General of the Third Session of the Patriarchal Cathedral Church. Former Chancellor of the Lviv archdiocese .

Activist of Ukrainian Maidan from 11/26/13 to 01/03/14