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16 April 2017, 16:47 | Vatican |
"May the Good Shepherd come to the aid of Ukraine, still beset by conflict and bloodshed, to regain social harmony. May he accompany every effort to alleviate the tragic sufferings of those affected by the conflict", - said the Pontiff.
22 February 2017, 19:04 | UGCC
Despite efforts the past three years, a “stable cease-fire” has never been achieved, “therefore, we ask international organizations to continue diplomatic approaches to stop the aggressor and end the war so that true peace can be reached,” he said in a written statement received by Catholic News Service February 22.
7 February 2017, 09:16 | Catholic world |
On February 8, for the first time in Ukraine on the occasion of Saint Marun’s day, Father of the Maronite Church, “Lebanese cultural and information center”jointly with a Lebanese Maronite family in Ukraine are to organize a solemn festive evening, according to ‘Day’ newspaper.
29 January 2017, 09:27 | Apostolic Nunciatura |
You as his messenger attended even those places where our bishops can not get to accomplish their pastoral ministry [meaning territories of Donetsk and Luhansk regions temporarily under control of Russia-backed militants, RISU]. To the parishes in Donetsk and Luhansk, over which we have a duty to care, a hand of the Church reached through your visit”, said the patriarch
25 December 2016, 12:29 | Religious holidays and traditions |
According to Bible tradition, on Christmas day the Virgin Mary gave birth to Jesus Christ. The Son of God was born in a manger in Bethlehem. The angels announced to the shepherds the news of the birth of the Son of God.
5 November 2016, 14:58 | UGCC |
The Ukrainian Greek Catholic bishop of Paris bishop Borys Gudziak on plenary meating infromed French as well as many other European and North African bishops present at the conference about the situation in Ukraine.
24 October 2016, 14:21 | UGCC |
The meeting ended on Sunday, October 23, with the celebration of the Divine Liturgy at the Holy Trinity Church presided over by His Beatitude Svlatoslav Schevchuk.
21 October 2016, 12:36 | International relations |
The leader of the Greek-Catholic Church in Ukraine also underlined the positive value of this unique migration. The faithful of the Eastern Rite Catholic Churches in Western countries are not just objects of pastoral care, but true and proper “agents of the new evagelisation”.
19 October 2016, 14:44 | Ukraine and world |
The annual meeting of the Bishops of the Catholic Eastern Rite Churches in Europe is taking place this year at Fatima (Portugal), 20-23 October.
26 September 2016, 11:27 | Church-state relations |
The church should be more actively involved in social processes, Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko said at the meeting with the Synod of the Belarusian Orthodox Church on 22 September, BelTA has learned.
20 September 2016, 16:17 | Religious relations |
This year, Christians were invited to pray in the Basilica of St. Francis, while those from other religions will pray in the town that for centuries has drawn admirers of the saint who abandoned family wealth for an austere existence of preaching tolerance.
20 September 2016, 10:43 | Interchurch relations |
Speaking on September 16 at a meeting of a joint Catholic-Orthodox theological commission, the chief ecumenical officer of the Russian Orthodox Church said that the activity of the "Uniates" - the Eastern churches in communion with Rome - is the greatest obstacle to greater unity between Catholics and Orthodox.
18 September 2016, 10:42 | International relations |
Secretary General of the Council of European Episcopal Conferences CCEE) MonsignorDuarte da Cunha urged members of the International Meeting on acts of charity, which is being held these days in Sarajevo (Bosnia and Herzegovina), to further solidarity with the Ukrainian people, who suffer from the consequences of military aggression in eastern Ukraine.
13 September 2016, 17:01 | Catholic world |
The Conference of Bishops of Italy: 1.230.000,00 euro is the total amount of funds received through the collection of donations in dioceses in Italy to Ukraine, informs "Pope for Ukraine" action with the reference to http://agensir.it/.
13 September 2016, 12:22 | Catholic world |
Pope Francis on Sunday beatified priest Władysław Bukowiński. The ceremony was held in Karaganda, Kazakhstan, where Bukowiński worked as a longtime missionary during the communist era. Bukowiński spent 13 years in Soviet labor camps.
27 July 2016, 17:53 | Catholic world |
8 June 2016, 18:46 | Children young people and religion |
The MFA official noted the Ukrainian border guards will cooperate with their Polish counterparts by using their positive experience gained at the Euro2012 soccer championship.
20 April 2016, 18:39 | Vatican |
Pope Francis during his weekly General Audience on Wednesday again appealed for Ukraine, reminding those gathered in St Peter’s Square that for a long time the country’s population has been suffering the consequences of armed conflict, forgotten, he said, by many.
13 April 2016, 13:27 | Catholic world |
On April 13, 1991, the Pontiff established the Apostolic Administration of European Russia (now the Archdiocese of the Mother of God at Moscow), the Apostolic Administration of Siberia (now the Diocese of the Transfiguration at Novosibirsk), the Apostolic Administration of Kazakhstan (now the Diocese of Karaganda), and the Archdiocese of Minsk-Mohilev, Belarus.
27 March 2016, 11:41 | Religious holidays and traditions |