Prominent academic with PhD in theology and inter-religious dialogue and founder of the interfaith centre, “Libertas,” the first of its kind in Ukraine.
He has been awarded with several distinctions related to his innovative approach on interfaith dialogue and social issues.
Currently, he teaches at the Ukrainian Catholic University in Lviv, Ukraine and coordinates an international group of alumni of the John Paul II Center for Inter-religious Dialogue.
Dr. Taras is author of three books and strongly committed to promoting interfaith and intercultural dialogue as he believes that people of different faiths have a lot to offer to humanity through their religious experiences and traditions.
He is adviser for religious and social issues to the Mayor and Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Lviv, Ukraine.