- Expеrt opinion
- Religious studies
- Religions in Ukraine
- About Us
Ukrainian-Canadian Jesuit David Nazar appointed as a rector of the Pontifical Oriental Institute
27 August 2015, 09:13 | UGCC | 0 | | Code for Blog | |
Father David Nazar, Ukrainian-Canadian Jesuit, has been named rector of the Pontifical Oriental Institute in Rome. Archbishop Terry Prendergast (SJ) reports that on his Twitter https://twitter.com/archterentius/status/636587077929451520
David Nazar is Superior of the Jesuits in Ukraine and a former provincial superior of the English Canadian Jesuits.
Fr Nazar confirmed that appointment to RISU but official web page of Pontificio Istituto Orientale hasn't published news yet.
In exclusive commentary to RISU Fr David Nazar said: "I gladly accepted this appointment, this new service is very interesting for me. This is important work for the good of the Church and, in particular, for the Oriental Churches. Today we have conflicts in the Middle East, particularly in Syria, and military action in Ukraine. Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church is the largest Eastern Catholic Church. So the Church should rethink its mission in these countries and the Pontifical Oriental Institute, as an important institution, is an important element in this process".
David Nazar was born in Canada in the family of Ukrainian immigrants. He worked as a missionary with the native Canadians. For six years he was the Provincial of the English Province of Canada. In 2003 he began his ministry in the Ukraine, led Jesuits in Ukraine and the Jesuit Refugee center in Lviv.
Patriarch heads to Niagara for rare visit | 24 February 2017, 13:05 | Ukrainians outside of Ukraine
Vatican’s appeal in the UN about Ukraine is the diplomatic position of the Holy See, Nuncio Gugerotti | 23 February 2017, 12:22 | International relations
UGCC parish in Chicago collects half a million dollars for wounded soldiers | 23 February 2017, 10:41 | Ukrainians outside of Ukraine
A group of Hasid-pilgrims from around the world visits Brody, Lviv region | 23 February 2017, 10:10 | Religious ceremonies and pilgrimage
Help stop war in Ukraine, aid children in need, head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church issued a statement | 22 February 2017, 19:04 | UGCC
- 20 February 2017, 18:48 |
- 20 February 2017, 11:06 |
- 18 February 2017, 18:31 |
- 17 February 2017, 18:00 |
- 15 February 2017, 22:45 |
Most Popular Articles month
2 February 2017, 10:01 | Interview | 7 February 2017, 20:02
14 February 2017, 14:40 | Interchurch relations | 20 February 2017, 18:48
1 February 2017, 11:10 | Church-state relations | 5 February 2017, 20:55
29 January 2017, 09:27 | Apostolic Nunciatura | 31 January 2017, 20:05
13 February 2017, 11:04 | Religion and policy | 14 February 2017, 22:08