|Director of the Institute (1997–2007).
Senior vice rector of the Ukrainian Catholic University (since 2005), vice rector of the LTA (UCU) for external relations (2000-2005); member of a focus group on ecumenical questions for the Head of the UGCC, and councillor of the UGCC Ecumenical Committee.
Researcher at the Kyiv Institute of East European Studies at the Ukrainian National Academy of Sciences (1993–1999); lecturer at the Drohobych Institute of Management on the history of Christianity in Ukraine (1992–1994); lecturer at the Drohobych Pedagogical Institute (1991–1993); journalist for a local Drohobych newspaper “Halytska zorya” (1990–1997).
Member of the Ukrainian Academic Theological Society (since 1998)and of the Ukrainian-American Bureau of Human Rights Protection (since 1993); founder of the Ukrainian association of Amnesty International and the first head of its national committee (1993–1997); founder of the first group of Amnesty International on the territory of the former USSR (Drohobych, 1991).
Co-founder of the human rights organization Ukrainian Helsinki Group (1976) and former Soviet political prisoner, serving 10 years for human rights activity (1977–1987): seven years in the labour camp ВС-389/36 (village Kuchyno, Perm region) and three in exile in Kazakhstan.
Education: fellowship at Nijmegen Catholic University (Netherlands), at the Institute of Eastern Christian Studies (Ottawa, October – November 1999), at the Centre of Human Rights Studies at Columbia University (New York, September – December 1996); Lviv Polytechnic University, engineering of semiconductor technologies (1967–1972).
Publications: “The Gospel according to God’s fool” (1988), translated into German and French (1990, 1991); two collections of essays, “Ukraine on the Margins of Holy Scripture” (1991) and “Ukraine: A road through the desert” (1993); a monograph, “The Ukrainian Idea and Christianity” (2003); pamphlets, “Redemption of communism” (1993), “Human rights” (1994), “Okumenische Prozesse in der Ukraine” (1999), “An Ecumenist Analyzes the History and Prospects of Religion in Ukraine” (2004); approximately 100 articles and papers dedicated to problems of theology and analysis of religious and social processes in Ukraine, published in Ukrainian and foreign press.
Laureate of prizes: the journal “Suchasnist'” (Modernity) – for a political research paper, “Redemption of communism” (1993); Valeriy Marchenko prize from the Ukrainian-American Bureau of Human Rights Protection – for the best article in the Ukrainian press on the topic of protection of human rights (1995); Zeev V. Zhabotynsky prize from the Ukraine – Israel Society(1999). Received the title of a Galician knight in the nomination “Public man” (1999).
Laureate of honours: “For courage” of the first degree (according to the decree of President V. Yushchenko of 8.11.2006); Cavalry cross of Honor for service to Poland (according to the decree of President of Poland L. Kaczynski of 6.11.2006) for his contribution to Ukrainian-Polish reconciliation; “For intellectual courage” from the Chapter of the YI order (2004).