Bishop Borys Gudziak awarded with a honorary doctorate of Syracuse University

14 May 2018, 10:34 | Theology and religious education | 0 |   | Code for Blog |  | 

On Sunday, May 13th, Syracuse University awarded its honorary doctorate (Honoris Causa) to His Excellency Bishop Borys Gudziak, the President of the Ukrainian Catholic University and Bishop of the Eparchy of St. Volodymyr the Great in Paris, in recognition for his “vision of freedom and love of humanity” and for his courageous leadership in defying tyranny and standing with his students during the Revolution of Dignity in 2014.  Bishop Gudziak received his undergraduate degree from Syracuse University in 1980.  The honorary doctorate was awarded by the Chancellor of Syracuse University, Dr. Kent Syverud during the 2018 Commencement exercises at Syracuse
University. 

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The citation read as follows:

Bishop Borys Gudziak
Doctor of Humane Letters, honoris causa

Bishop Borys Gudziak, higher education leader, teacher-scholar, social visionary. Your vision of freedom and love for humanity has helped uplift a university, a church, a country, and its people—and set an inspiring example for the world.

You have worked tirelessly to revive a suppressed university in Ukraine after the fall of the Soviet Union. As president of the Ukrainian Catholic University, you have helped create a contemporary, innovative institution known for its international reach and social responsibility, and centered its identity on those marginalized by society and the martyrs who suffered under tyranny.

In support of human dignity and freedom, you have championed and stood with your students and with all Ukrainians in the revolution to overthrow the country’s corrupt leadership in 2014—and continue to stand with them in the ongoing turmoil.

We are pleased to honor you for your tremendous courage and leadership, helping to reinvigorate a university and faith community and providing a moral center for a country as you work for peace, reconciliation, and healing.

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    • jckstraw72 | 26 May 2018, 20:21

      This article is lifted directly from http://orthochristian.com/113192.html. Please add the link to your article.

    • romand | 26 May 2018, 00:18

      Irinej's comments would be laughable if they weren't so incredibly pathetic.

    • Стефан | 22 May 2018, 23:17

      Преступления для честных, а для жуликов, лжецов, грабителей и убийц - норма жизни ещё с 1917 года.

    • velovs@ukr.net | 21 May 2018, 11:50

      Для "чого це потрібно"? ---- Мабуть, як "приклад" і своєрідний "взірець" ("шлях"), як саме нині в Україні греко-католики й православні, мовляв, можуть

    • Ігор Зенькович | 21 May 2018, 11:00

      Легкий на помині Ісіченко. Але для чого це потрібно Блаженійшому Святославу?

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