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  • 8 October 2018, 13:03 | Children young people and religion | 

    Youth who saw death at the frontline gets disappointed upon encounter with immature politicians, leaders or priests

    The Head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, Patriarch Sviatoslav, met with Ukrainian youth on October 7 at the Cathedral of St. Sophia in Rome.

  • 2 October 2018, 13:22 | Religion and society | 

    President of the World Jewish Congress receives Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky Award

    On September 27, in New York City, President of the Jewish Confederation of Ukraine, Vice-President of the World Jewish Congress, Boris Lozhkin, and Chairman of the Ukrainian Jewish Encounter, James C Temerty, conferred on President of the World Jewish Congress, Ronald Lauder, the honorary medal of Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky. This is reported by the JCU website.

  • 30 September 2018, 11:26 | Charity, social service | 

    Head of UGCC awarded Renovabis Foundation with a certificate on its 25th anniversary

    The Patriarch of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, His Beatitude Sviatoslav, on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of Renovabis, a charitable fund of the Catholic Church in Germany helping people in Eastern and Central Europe, awarded Father. Dr. Christian Hartl, head of Renovabis, with a certificate. It is reported by the Department of Information of the UGCC.

  • 28 September 2018, 10:48 | International relations | 

    UGCC bishop to Berlin, Germany congress participants: In Europe, war between Russia and Ukraine still ongoing

    Bishop Bohdan Dzyurah, the secretary of the Synod of Bishops of the UGCC, spoke at the 22nd International Renaissance Congress on the topic “Memorial and Awakening. Ways to reconciliation in Europe” held on September 26-28 in Berlin, Religion in Ukraine reports, citing the official website of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church.

  • 25 September 2018, 10:30 | International relations | 

    Head of UGCC thanked Mayor of Vilnus for supporting UGCC and Ukrainian community

    In the context of the completion of the visit of Pope Francis to Lithuania on September 24, Patriarch Sviatoslav met with the Mayor of Vilnius, Mr. Remigijus Šimašius.

  • 20 September 2018, 10:03 | Church-state relations | 

    Your book teaches to fear nothing, said Poroshenko during presentation of a book by Patriarch of UGCC

    Within the framework of a working visit to Lviv region, President Poroshenko visited the presentation of the book Dialogue Heals Wounds written by Primate of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, Patriarch Svyatoslav (Shevchuk). This is reported by the Head of State’s website.

  • 14 September 2018, 13:02 | Conferences, seminars, researches | 

    UGCC Patriarch tells European bishops how solidarity rallied Ukrainians during the Revolution of Dignity

    The annual plenary assembly of the Council of the Bishops' Conferences of Europe (CCEE) is held in the Polish city of Poznan from 13 to 16 September. This year, the central theme of the meeting is “Europe: role of solidarity in education of conscience and formation of society.”

  • 13 September 2018, 10:04 | UGCC | 

    Metropolitan Sheptytsky’s Order established by UGCC

    The participants of the Synod of the Ukrainian Greek-Catholic Church decided to establish a church patriarchal award named Metropolitan Andrei Sheptytsky’s Order. According to the UGCC, this distinction will promote paying worthy tribute to the figure of Metropolitan Andrey and his cause.

  • 7 September 2018, 14:01 | UGCC | 

    5 Kanal broadcasts documentary “Reefs Case” about elimination of UGCC in USSR

    On September 6-7, 2018 at 19:50 5 Kanal presents a documentary “Reefs Case”. The film covers the period from 1939 to 1963 and reveals the circumstances of the arrest, detention and release of the Greek Catholic Patriarch Iosyp Slipyy, unknown to the general public, the website of the Ukrainian Greek-Catholic Church reports.

  • 5 September 2018, 15:15 | UGCC | 

    Real catechization situation presented at UGCC Synod

    The Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church has made some progress at the local level regarding catechetical ministry. However, in spite of certain achievements, there are now many challenges that need to be addressed. So if everyone pays more attention to catechesis and cooperates with each other the situation will improve considerably in the area of ​​religious education and education in faith.

  • 5 September 2018, 12:01 | UGCC | view video | 

    Priest highlights UGCC situation in Donbas

    A certain stability has been reached for the Ukrainian Greek-Catholic parishes, located in the occupied part of Donbas. But, nevertheless, the majority of them was forced to close down. Father .

  • 4 September 2018, 12:48 | UGCC | 

    UGCC Synod hears main report themed “Catechism of UGCC ‘Christ Our Pascha’ in life of the Church"

    Bishop Petro (Stasyuk), the ruling bishop of the Melbourne diocese (Australia), read the report “Catechism of UGCC ‘Christ Oour Pascha’ in life of the Church: the reception in our Church” on September 4, the second day of the Synod of Bishops of the Ukrainian Greek-Catholic Church.

  • 3 September 2018, 11:26 | UGCC | view video | 

    Working sessions of the UGCC Synod ongoing

    On September 2, the Holy Synod of the Bishops of the Ukrainian Greek-Catholic Church began the Patriarchal Bishops' Liturgy in Lviv at the Archdiocesan Cathedral of St. George.

  • 28 August 2018, 10:28 | Religious ceremonies and pilgrimage | 

    Ukrainian Jerusalem blessed in Zarvanytsia

    On August 27, Patriarch of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church Svyatoslav (Shevchuk) blessed the unique complex dubbed Ukrainian Jerusalem at the Marian Spiritual Center of Zarvanytsia. The worship was attended by the Custos of the Holy Land, Frt Francesco Patton, OMF, who brought a stone from the Holy Sepulcher. The holy relics will be built into a copy of the building in Zarvanytsia.

  • 27 August 2018, 10:14 | Religion and society | 

    Bishop of UGCC Borys Gidziak nominated for Vasyl Stus Award

    Bishop of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church and President of the Ukrainian Catholic University Borys (Gudziak) became the winner of this year's Vasyl Stus Award which was presented in Kyiv, according to Radio Liberty which cited the Ukrainian Center for the International PEN Club.

  • 25 August 2018, 14:04 | Ukrainians outside of Ukraine | 

    UGCC Bishop became Chief Chaplain of Union of Ukrainian Youth in Australia

    The Ukrainian Youth Association in Australia got its Chief Chaplain in the person of the Eparch of Australia, New Zealand and Oceania, Bishop of Petro Stasyuk (Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church), the site of the Union of Ukrainian Youth reports.

  • 22 August 2018, 09:49 | Religious intolerance and vandalism | 

    Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine denounces attempt to hamper construction of the first UGCC church in Bila Tserkva

    Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine condemned the act of vandalism, committed on the night of August 17-18, 2018 in Bila Tserkva. A group of intruders knocked down a concrete fence at the construction site of the Nativity Church, the first church of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church in the city. An official comment by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on this issue was published on the Ministry's official site.

  • 19 August 2018, 09:34 | Religion and society | 

    Bishop Borys (Gudziak) receives Vasyl Stus Prize

    Bishop Borys (Gudziak), President of the Ukrainian Catholic University, became the winner of the 2018 Vasyl Stus Prize. It is awarded every year by the Ukrainian Center of the International PEN Club to authors (writers, artists, directors), regardless of their place of residence, for a lifetime, for a special contribution to Ukrainian culture and the integrity, reports the UCU website.

  • 17 August 2018, 13:15 | Announcements | view video | 

    Responsible Christians to gather in Lviv for the God-Man-Ukraine forum

    God-Man-Ukraine, a forum of responsible Christians, will be held on August 18, 2018, on the premises of Lviv Theological Seminary of the Holy Spirit (35 Khutorivka St., 09:30 through 18:00).

  • 17 August 2018, 09:23 | History, archaeology | 

    Unique document of Studite monks dating back to 1930s found in Lviv

    In the Central State Historical Archives in Lviv, a speech by an unknown author was found. Its author was a priest, a monk of the St. John's Lavra of the Studite Rite of the Ukrainian Greek-Catholic Church before the war. The document was posted on Facebook by Yustyn (Boyko), the synkellos on monasticism issues in the Lviv Archdiocese of the UGCC.