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  • 14 September 2019, 15:52 | UGCC | 

    The Synod of Bishops of the UGCC beseeches their faithful in Ukraine and the world to unite in the Church

    Because we have maintained our roots and did not lose ourselves among other peoples, we have become of interest to them. We enrich the culture and spirituality of our new foreign settlements and invite representatives of other peoples to engage. When Ukraine bleeds, our worldwide Church shares our suffering.

  • 13 September 2019, 11:06 | Catholic world | 

    Eastern Catholic hierarchs of Europe meeting in Rome

    A meeting of Eastern Catholic hierarchs in Europe began at the Ukrainian Pontifical College of Saint Josaphat in Rome. For the next two days, the participants will be discussing the contemporary ecumenical mission of the Eastern Catholic Churches of Europe. On Saturday, September 14, Holy Father Francis is having an audience with the Eastern hierarchs.

  • 12 September 2019, 15:51 | Interchurch relations | 

    Key to the unification of OCU and UGCC rests in Rome and Constantinople, OCU primate says

    The Primate of the Orthodox Church of Ukraine, Metropolitan Epifaniy, said that together with the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church they plan to develop a certain road map for future cooperation. However, it is too early to speak about the unity of the Churches.

  • 10 September 2019, 16:23 | Vatican | 

    UGCC ordains new bishop

    On Tuesday, September 10, the Vatican officials announced that Pope Francis had blessed the decision of the UGCC Synod to elect Fr Ivan Kulyk, rector of the parish of Sts Sergius and Bacchus in Rome, as the eparch of the UGCC in Kamyanets-Podilsky.

  • 9 September 2019, 10:41 | Conferences, seminars, researches | 

    UGCC presents Kyivan Christianity research series in Rome

    20 volumes of research papers out of the "Kyivan Christianity" series were presented as part of the Synod of Bishops of the UGCC, which is now being held in Rome.

  • 9 September 2019, 10:16 | Ukrainians outside of Ukraine | 

    A Ukrainian сhurch is listed among Chicago's most beautiful buildings

    Time Out has published a rating of the top 50 most beautiful buildings in Chicago. It includes conservatories, historical buildings, churches and skyscrapers, along with some interesting facts about them.

  • 9 September 2019, 09:38 | Temples, church property | 

    A Greek Catholic сhurch was recognized as the best at the International Building Competition

    The project of the Greek Catholic сhurch of Saints Volodymyr and Olha in Khodoriv, Lviv Region, won the European Construction Award.

  • 8 September 2019, 15:00 | UGCC | view photo

    Patriarch Josyf Slipyj remembered in Zazdrist on the 35th anniversary of the repose

    On September 7, the family estate of Patriarch Josyf Slipyj in Zazdrist, Ternopil region, hosted a solemn commemoration called The Way to Immortality. 35 years ago, on September 7, 1984, in Rome, the Servant of God, Josyf Slipyj, the Head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, passed to eternity.

  • 3 September 2019, 10:11 | UGCC | 

    Pope meets with UGCC bishops

    On September 2, the Holy Father Francis received the bishops of the Holy Synod of the UGCC at the Apostolic Palace in the Vatican. This Synod is being held this year in Rome under the title ''Communion and Unity in the Life and Testimony of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church".

  • 2 September 2019, 10:40 | Religious ceremonies and pilgrimage | 

    UGCC celebrates 50th anniversary of the consecration of St Sophia in Rome

    The clergy and pilgrims of UGCC from all over the world celebrated the 50th anniversary of the consecration of St Sophia in Rome.

  • 29 August 2019, 11:00 | Religious ceremonies and pilgrimage | 

    Ukrainian pilgrims meet with Pope Francis

    Ukrainian Greek Catholic pilgrims and sisters of the Congregation of the Servants of the Immaculate Virgin Mary took part in the general audience with the Holy Father. This is reported by the Information Department of the UGCC.

  • 28 August 2019, 09:52 | International relations | 

    Patriarch of UGCC proposes to proclaim St John Paul II the patron saint of Polish-Ukrainian reconciliation

    On August 26-27, 2019, the head of the UGCC, Patriarch Svyatoslav, was on a visit to Poland at the invitation of the episcopate of this country. On August 26 the head of the UGCC led the evening prayers in front of the miraculous icon of the Holy Virgin, during the so-called Apel Jasnogórski.

  • 27 August 2019, 13:36 | Ukrainians outside of Ukraine | 

    Six Catholic bishops celebrate A Call to Prayer pilgrimage in Centralia

    Hundreds of pilgrims traveled near and far to Centralia on Sunday to a small church on the side of a mountain for prayer, for hope, for faith and for God, Republican Herald reports.

  • 22 August 2019, 08:57 | National religious question | 

    UGCC Patriarch, OCU Primate and Chief Rabbi of Kyiv and Ukraine opened in Sambir Memorial of WWII Victims

    In Sambir, Lviv region on August 21, the ceremony of unveiling of the 'Remember' memorial complex that commemorates the victims of the Second World War in Ukraine was held. A memorial cross for the OUN–UPA soldiers victims of Nazism was blessed at a former Jewish cemetery.

  • 16 August 2019, 11:28 | UGCC | 

    Patriarch Sviatoslav has indicated the bounds, which the UGCC does not overstep in political processes

    We feel obliged today to be active at the level of civil society in order to embody certain principles and values. The Church must educate the laity, who will be active in politics later.

  • 15 August 2019, 11:37 | Faith and weapon | 

    Appeasement of the aggressor fuels his appetite, - Patriarch of the UGCC Sviatoslav

    Peace must be just and real, not an imitation. Patriarch Sviatoslav, the Head of the UGCC, has told about it in his interview to Tsenzor.net, the Ukrainian media. The opinion of First Hierarch is particularly relevant today, when, despite the fact that a ceasefire was declared on July 21, the enemy in the East attacks Ukrainian positions again, using prohibited weapons, Ukrainian soldiers die again.

  • 7 August 2019, 15:53 | UGCC | 

    UGCC Bishop becomes honorary member of Ukrainian Youth Association - CYM in Australia

    The ruling Bishop of the Diocese of Melbourne of Sts Peter and Paul Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church (UGCC), Petro (Stasyuk) became an honorary member of the Ukrainian Youth Association (CYM) in Australia. This is stated on the website of CYM.

  • 7 August 2019, 11:04 | UGCC | 

    Metropolitan Borys Gudziak of UGCC becomes member of Congregation for Oriental Churches

    On August 6, 2019, the Apostolic See announced that the Holy Father Pope Francis appointed new members of the Congregation for the Oriental Churches, including the Archbishop and Metropolitan of Philadelphia, His Eminence Borys Gudziak. It is reported by the information Department of the Ukrainian Greek Cathoolic Church.

  • 2 August 2019, 10:08 | Religion and society | 

    UGCC set up Commission on Pastoral Care for Sobriety under Major Archdiocese of Kyiv-Halych

    Patriarch Sviatoslav of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church approved the Regulation and Decree proclaiming the Regulation on the Commission of Pastoral Care for Sobriety of the Major Archdiocese of Kyiv-Halych of the Ukrainian Greek-Catholic Church. It is reported by the Information Department of the UGCC.

  • 28 July 2019, 02:06 | Catholic world | view photo | 

    Anniversary Colloquium of European Parishes Launched in Lviv

    The 30th Colloquium of European Parishes (CEP) started in Lviv on July 27. 110 European citizens, priests and laymen came to Ukraine to find the answer to the question "How to be active Christians in modern Europe" in discussions.