Change of leadership in London Diocese of UGCC

1 September 2019, 13:30 | Vatican | 0 |   | Code for Blog |  | 

On September 1, 2019, the Holy Father accepted the resignation of Bishop Hlib (Lonchyna) from the administration of the ruling bishop of the Diocese of London of the Holy Family of the UGCC and the Apostolic Visitator for Ukrainians of the Byzantine rite in Ireland. At the same time, according to Vatican Radio, the Pope appointed Fr Mykola Matviyivsky, the Chancellor of the diocese, to the office of the Apostolic administrator of the diocese.

Bishop Hlib Lonchyna was the first ruling Bishop of the Ukrainian Diocese of London which in January 18, 2013 was set by Pope Benedict XVI, who elevated the then-Apostolic Exarchate for Ukrainians of the Byzantine rite residing in the UK to the rank of the diocese. In January this year, Pope Francis appointed Bishop Hlib to the office of the Apostolic Administrator of the vacant residence of the Eparchy of St. Volodymyr in Paris, after its Eparch Bishop Borys (Gudziak) was appointed Metropolitan of Philadelphia in the United States.

 

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    • Zenia | 20 September 2019, 16:38

      пробачаюсь, для Александрії.))

    • Zenia | 20 September 2019, 16:37

      Котра вона буде за чергою - це вже не так важливо! Важливіше те, що проти Константинополя ця церква теж не піде, бо та "велика" росія для Антіохії що є, що нема.)))

    • Zenia | 20 September 2019, 16:32

      А кто здесь врёт, кроме тебя, лживый москаль Мишка?))

    • enzian | 18 September 2019, 16:43

      Ніякий з тебе пророк, Мішка.

    • Paraeklezyarh | 18 September 2019, 16:37

      Котрою за чергою в признання автокефалії ПЦУ буде православна церква Александрії одному Богу відомо . Але факт співслужіння та євхаристії є.

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