UGCC

  • 13 May 2019, 09:17 | Interchurch relations | 

    Metropolitan Epifaniy does not rule out possibility of future union between OCU and UGCC

    Metropolitan Epifaniy, the head of the Orthodox Church of Ukraine, has recently said he does not exclude the possibility of unification of the Orthodox Church of Ukraine with the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church. He told this to Espresso TV channel.

  • 12 May 2019, 11:03 | Ukrainians outside of Ukraine | 

    Patriarch Sviatoslav to Ukrainian youths in US: Love our traditions, language and culture, and keep your faith alive

    On May 11, Patriarch Svyatoslav of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church visited schoolchildren of Our Ukrainian School in Philadelphia, PA (USA). The Primate had separate meetings with older high school students, with junior students, and with students of middle school age. The First Hierarch encouraged young Ukrainians to keep alive their language and culture, regardless of where they are.

  • 9 May 2019, 10:04 | Religion in mass media | 

    UGCC creates Patriarchal Council for Social Communications

    On May 7, the Patriarch of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church announced the creation of the Patriarchal Council for Social Communications of the UGCC. His Beatitude Svyatoslav was appointed its head, the Department of Information of the UGCC reports.

  • 8 May 2019, 09:39 | UGCC | 

    Head of UGCC goes to Philadelphia, PA for official visit

    On May 8-13, 2019, Patriarch Sviatoslav will be on an official visit to Philadelphia, PA. The purpose of the visit is to attend the celebration of the 45th anniversary of the United States "St Sofia" Religious Association of Ukrainian Catholics which will take place on May 11 at the Ukrainian Educational and Cultural Center in Jenkintown.

  • 7 May 2019, 09:56 | Religious relations | 

    President of World Jewish Congress receives Andrey Sheptytskyy Award

    On May 5-7, 2019, the Jewish Confederation of Ukraine holds the Kyiv Jewish Forum – a high-profile international event in the course of which the Head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, His Beatitude Sviatoslav, conferred the Award of Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky on Ronald Lauder, the President of the World Jewish Congress. This is reported by the Department of Information of the UGCC.

  • 6 May 2019, 23:34 | Church-state relations | view photo | 

    Head of UGCC and President-elect of Ukraine greeted each other

    On Monday, May 6, 2019, His Beatitude Sviatoslav met with Volodymyr Zelensky, President-elect of Ukraine at his residence at the Patriarchal Cathedral of the Resurrection of Christ in Kyiv.

  • 5 May 2019, 09:17 | UGCC | 

    Pope Francis invites hierarchs of UGCC to work on future global strategy of Ukrainian Church

    Pope Francis invited the Head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church Sviatoslav, members of the Permanent Synod and the Metropolitan of the UGCC to hold a joint working meeting with him and the Vatican Curia, Department of Information of the UGCC reports.

  • 29 April 2019, 12:33 | Church-state relations | 

    President Poroshenko took part in the Easter service at the Cathedral of the Resurrection of Christ of the UGCC

    President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and his wife Maryna took part in the Easter service at the Cathedral of the Resurrection of Christ of the UGCC.

  • 29 April 2019, 09:38 | Vatican | 

    Archbishop Claudio Gugerotti: Pope Francis has prepared a surprise for UGCC

  • 26 April 2019, 08:38 | Faith and weapon | 

    Head of UGCC blessed over three thousand pieces of Easter bread for Ukrainian soldiers

    On Thursday, April 25, Patriarch Sviatoslav of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church sanctified more than three thousand pieces of Easter bread for the Ukrainian military in the East of Ukraine, at the Patriarchal Cathedral of the Resurrection in Kyiv. They will be handed over to the soldiers by chaplains, who will visit Donbas in the next few days.

  • 25 April 2019, 16:43 | Faith and weapon | 

    Military chaplains of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, USA and Canada met in Lviv

    In particular, soon it is planned to hold a joint bicycle pilgrimage for service people of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, USA and Canada.

  • 23 April 2019, 10:03 | International relations | 

    Patriarch of UGCC extends condolences after terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka

    On behalf of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, Patriarch Sviatoslav (Shevchuk) extended his condolences after terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka. The first hierarch wrote it in his letter to Cardinal Malcom Remix, Archbishop of Colombo, according to the Department of Information of the UGCC

  • 22 April 2019, 15:45 | Religion and policy | 

    Archbishop Borys (Gudziak) of UGCC thanks Petro Poroshenko for good deeds

    A moral authority of Ukrainians, Metropolitan-Archbishop Borys (Gudziak) of the Ukrainian Archeparchy of Philadelphia of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, thanked President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko for his activity in the office as Head of State:

  • 19 April 2019, 10:17 | Ukrainians outside of Ukraine | 

    Attackers of Ukrainian religious procession brought to trial in Poland

    The district court in Przemysl sentenced 19 men to imprisonment from 6 to 14 months for interfering with the procession of Greek Catholics and Orthodox, which in June 2016, after the funeral service for Ukrainian soldiers, followed the streets of the city.

  • 17 April 2019, 11:49 | Faith and weapon | 

    Patriarch of UGCC met with military chaplains for US troops in Europe

    On April 16, Patriarch of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church His Beatitude Sviatoslav met with the delegation of military chaplains of the US Armed Forces in Europe led by the Chaplain of the 7th Army of the United States, Timothy Malard. This is reported by the Department of Information of the UGCC.

  • 16 April 2019, 16:29 | Vatican | view video | 

    Metropolitan Borys Gudziak told Pope about UCU and UGCC's mission in Europe and USA

    His Holiness Pope Francis received the newly-nominated Archbishop and Metropolitan of Philadelphia, former bishop of the Paris Eparchy of St. Volodymyr the Great, the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, and President of the Ukrainian Catholic University Borys Gudziak at a private audience on April 15.

  • 14 April 2019, 10:44 | Children young people and religion | 

    Let nobody ridicule Ukraine: Patriarch of UGCC appeals to youth

    Patriarch Svyatoslav (Shevchuk) of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church urged young people to participate in the presidential elections in Ukraine, since the country's destiny for decades to come -- and perhaps even its further existence -- will depend on their results.

  • 9 April 2019, 16:02 | Church-state relations | 

    President thanks Patriarch Sviatoslav for his serving people and supporting Ukrainian soldiers

    In a greetings letter on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the episcopal consecration of Patriarch Sviatoslav, President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko expressed his gratitude for the service of the Head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church to Ukrainians, the spread of Christian and moral values, as well as good deeds aimed at the development of the Ukrainian society, in particular, the development of the chaplaincy and support of Ukrainian soldiers.

  • 9 April 2019, 13:58 | Religion and society | 

    UGCC Metropolitan of Ivano-Frankivsk: We need to pray so that we are not ashamed of the future

    During a meeting with Precarpathian journalists, Metropolitan Volodymyr (Viytyshyn) voiced his opinion about the second round of the presidential elections.

  • 8 April 2019, 11:24 | Conferences, seminars, researches | 

    Religious experts in Kyiv discuss concept of Sophianism in Ukrainian culture and Kyivan Church

    The colloquium at the Institute of Philosophy in Kyiv, which took place on April 5, themed “The Concept of Sophianism of Ukrainian Culture and Kyivan Church,” gathered a large number of participants. The colloquium was organized by the Institute of Philosophy of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church Commission on Interreligious and Inter-Confessional Relations, the Open Orthodox University and the Ukrainian Catholic University.