Lviv region

  • 15 April 2020, 17:44 | UGCC | 

    UGCC hands over the Patriarchal House in Lviv for medical observation purposes

    The words of Patriarch Sviatoslav that the UGCC is ready to provide its premises for the needs of medicine have already been implemented in Lviv. So, the hotel in the Patriarchal house of the UGCC, at 35B Khutorivka street in Lviv, was transferred to the residence of Lviv doctors, who will be here for medical observation.

  • 9 April 2020, 18:25 | UGCC | 

    UGCC to pray for the Catholic priests and bishops who died because of COVID-19

    With the blessing of Metropolitan Igor of Lviv, on Lazarus Saturday (before Palm Sunday), a memorial service for the souls of all Catholic priests and bishops of the world who passed away to eternity through diseases caused by coronavirus will be held in the churches of the Archdiocese of Lviv.

  • 11 March 2020, 12:32 | Faith and weapon | 

    UGCC Chaplains blessed the vehicles for Military Law Enforcement

    On March 6, Head of the center for Military Chaplaincy of the Archdiocese of Lviv of the UGCC Fr Taras Mykhalchuk and chaplain of the military law enforcement service Fr Vsevolod Semenenko blessed the official vehicles that the government of Canada transfers to the military law enforcement service of the Armed forces of Ukraine as part of cooperation.

  • 26 February 2020, 10:49 | Conferences, seminars, researches | 

    An Annual International Conference «Integral Human Development in Digital Age» started in the Ukrainian Catholic University (UCU)

    February 26-28, 2020 UCU Faculty of Social Sciences, together with the International Institute for Ethics and Problems of Modernity (IIECI), organizes the international conference "Integral human development".

  • 20 February 2020, 09:24 | Religious relations | 

    Chief Rabbi of Ukraine to help search for evidence to recognize Andrey Sheptytsky as Righteous Among the Nations

    The chief Rabbi of Ukraine will help in finding additional evidence for the recognition of Metropolitan Andrey as the Righteous Among the Nations. This was discussed during a meeting of the city Chairman of Lviv Andriy Sadovyi with the Chief Rabbi of Ukraine of the All-Ukrainian Congress of Jewish Religious Communities, Moshe Reuven Azman. Thus, the latter will join a special Public Council organized in Lviv to search for additional evidence for the recognition of Metropolitan Andrey as the Righteous Among the Nations.

  • 18 February 2020, 12:05 | UGCC | 

    UGCC and doctors to promote the diagnosis of cancer in women

    13 Feb 2020 team members who work in the framework of the signed Memorandum “Cancer Prevention in the Lviv Region” met with the Auxiliary Bishop of Lviv Archeparchy Volodymyr Grutsa. The meeting was held in Lviv, in the Metropolitan Chambers on the St George's Mountain.

  • 6 February 2020, 09:00 | UGCC | 

    Evidence of rescue of Jewish children by Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky to be collected in Lviv

    On February 5, the Embassy of Israel in Ukraine jointly with the Lviv City Council held a ceremony honoring six families from Lviv, Lviv, Volyn and Rivne regions, recognized as the Righteous among the Nations for the courageous rescue of the lives of Jews during the Holocaust. The ceremony took place in the Potocki Palace.

  • 5 February 2020, 14:19 | Judaism | 

    In Lviv, action to preserve Jewish tombstones continues

    In Lviv, the work will continue to extract Jewish tombstones from the wall of one of the old buildings. This was announced today on the Facebook page by Marla Osborne, who runs the project to preserve the heritage of the Jews of Rohatyn. This was reported by Jewish News.

  • 1 February 2020, 09:25 | UGCC | 

    Head of the UGCC received the Doctor Honoris Causa diploma of Lviv National Agrarian University

    On Friday, January 31, 2020, the Head and Father of the UGCC, His Beatitude Sviatoslav, paid a visit to the Lviv National Agrarian University. During the solemn academy, His Beatitude was awarded the LNAU Doctor Honoris Causa diploma, the UGCC Department for Information report.

  • 30 January 2020, 10:03 | Restoration, maintainance of cultural inheritance | 

    Unique Drohobych synagogue can now be visited online

    Drohobych synagogue, one of the largest in Eastern Europe, has recently become available online: you can visit it by means of 3D-tour. This is reported by the media outlet Dzherela Truskavsia (Springs of Truskavets).

  • 30 January 2020, 09:15 | UGCC | 

    The bishops of the UGCC have prayed for the peace of the fallen Kruty Heroes

    On January 29, on the day of commemoration of the Heroes of Kruty, His Beatitude Sviatoslav, together with the bishops of the UGCC in the Patriarchal House in Lviv, celebrated a memorial service. The UGCC Department for Information report.

  • 29 January 2020, 11:23 | UGCC | 

    The Head of the UGCC and the head of the Ukrainian Youth Association signed a memorandum of cooperation

    On Tuesday, January 28, 2020, in Lviv, Father and Head of the UGCC, His Beatitude Sviatoslav and Chairman of the World Council of the Ukrainian Youth Association (CYM), Andriy Bihun, signed a Memorandum of Cooperation between the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church and CYM.

  • 26 January 2020, 12:13 | UGCC | 

    Few thousands of believers in the Garrison Church participated in the Liturgy firstly performed by bishop Stepan Sus

    In St. Peter and Paul Garrison Church on January 26, 2020 bishop Stepan Sus in co-service with priests of the church celebrated a Divine Liturgy in a status of a bishop. Previously, a bishop of Curia of Kyiv-Halych Supreme Archbishop with the Titular See of Zygris was a parish priest of the church, the UGCC Department for Information report.

  • 25 January 2020, 12:32 | UGCC | 

    Date and place of the ordination of a new UGCC bishop, Mykola (Bychok), are appointed

    The episcopal consecration of father Mykola Bychok to the ruling bishop of the diocese of the Holy Apostles Peter and Paul in Melbourne (Australia) will take place on April 26, 2020, at the Main Cathedral of St. George in Lviv. The Divine Liturgy begins at 11: 00.

  • 3 January 2020, 11:30 | Children young people and religion | 

    First-year student of UCU develops a device for visually impaired people

    Recently, a student of the Computer Science Program, 17-year-old Dmytro Lopushansky returned from the third international competition, this time in Singapore – and for the third time with the gold medal. The boy has been granted such awards for the HelpyEyes device, on which he has been working for a year and a half.

  • 1 January 2020, 18:38 | Kaleidoscope | view photo | 

    Small steps to a big goal: St Nicholas house of Mercy launched in Lviv

    In Lviv, the chapel of St. Nicholas of the House of Mercy was consecrated, and the fundraising for the repair and arrangement of premises was launched.

  • 16 December 2019, 20:50 | Legislation | 

    UCU calls on MPS to finalize and adopt bill 0931 with amendments of AUCCRO

    UCU explained the importance of the amendment proposed by the All-Ukraine Council of Churches and Religious Organizations.

  • 14 December 2019, 11:21 | Religion and society | 

    UCU is the first university in Ukraine to introduce socially-oriented education

    Education today is more than just the transfer of knowledge. This is the influence exercised by the educational institution on society and the country as a whole. There is a great demand for strengthening this interaction, and therefore for an educational approach aimed at building academic knowledge, practical skills and a responsible attitude through problem solving in the community and together with society. Internationally, this approach is known as Service Learning (hereinafter-S-L).

  • 3 December 2019, 11:17 | Religion and society | 

    UGCC established a day of remembrance for children who died during pregnancy

    The Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church has established a day of remembrance for children who died during pregnancy or shortly after birth. It will be celebrated annually on October 15.

  • 3 December 2019, 10:36 | UGCC | 

    Eighty-third session of UGCC Synod of Bishops held in Lviv

    On November 29-30, the eighty-third session of the Synod of Bishops of the Kyiv-Galician Major Archbishopric of the UGCC was held in the Recollection center of the Lviv Archdiocese "Svitlytsia" in Bryukhovichi.