Lviv region

  • 12 December 2017, 10:51 | History, archaeology | 

    Moscow Patriarchate created by NKVD agents, according to SBU documents

    The Local Council of the Russian Orthodox Church, in which Moscow's Patriarch was elected in 1945, was held under the control of the People's Commissariat of State Security (NKVD), which was the Soviet KGB predecessor.

  • 7 December 2017, 11:31 | International relations | view video | 

    We wish that the call “we forgive and ask forgiveness become part of the way of living of every Pole and Ukrainian

    Often the appeals remain only on paper. Therefore, I try to ensure that Ukrainians and Poles do everything to their ability to make a Christian call that has built and can save a united Europe “We forgive and ask forgiveness” would become not only a good quote for texts and messages, but also a part of modern cultures, a way of life, thinking, action of every Ukrainian and every Pole!

  • 30 November 2017, 10:18 | Interchurch relations | 

    Hierarchs of the UGCC and the RCC hold joint recollections in Briukhovychi (Lviv)

    From November 27 to 30, the retreat center of the Lviv Archdiocese of the UGCC in Bryukhovychi continues joint retreats for Greek Catholic and Roman Catholic bishops. Spiritual instruction is provided by Father Germano Marani, TI, professor of the Eastern Papal Institute.

  • 29 November 2017, 10:05 | Religion and society | 

    Global Leadership Summit in Lviv Discusses successful leadership based on Christian values

    "Everyone has influence," - under this the Global Leadership Summit was held in Lviv for the fourth time. On November 24-25, the Media Center of the Arena Lviv stadium brought together about a thousand guests from different parts of Western Ukraine in order to learn successful leadership. This was reported to RISU by the press-service of the Global Leadership Summit in Lviv.

  • 13 November 2017, 11:56 | Charity, social service | 

    Roman Catholics open a shelter for homeless in Lviv

    On Sunday, November 12, a shelter for homeless located on Mazepa street in Lviv was blessed. The liturgy was led by Archbishop of the RCC in Ukraine Mieczyslaw Mokrzycki, reports Zaxid.net.

  • 6 November 2017, 21:12 | UGCC | 

    The eldest bishop of the UGCC reposes in the Lord

  • 3 November 2017, 09:27 | Judaism | 

    Fragment of matzeva found in Lviv during construction work

    During the construction work on the outskirts of Lviv, in the area of ​​Sygnivka Street, a fragment of matzeva - a Jewish tombstone shaped as a vertical stone slab with Hebrew inscriptions installed on the grave - was removed. This was reported by the Association of Jewish Organizations and Communities of Ukraine.

  • 17 October 2017, 10:16 | Religious intolerance and vandalism | 

    Stations of the Cross at Lviv’s Vysokyy Zamok destroyed by vandals

  • 9 October 2017, 13:31 | National religious question | 

    Various forms of national memory should be united in Babyn Yar

    “When it comes to a general memorial, for example, I have been saying, for example, for almost 15 years, that I would like to see not a common memorial, but an architectural and landscape ensemble where each group can insert its monument. But they will all be united by a single idea,” says co-founder of the Association of Jewish Community Organizations and Communities of Ukraine.

  • 9 October 2017, 10:41 | History, archaeology | 

    “Photius Schism: History and Legend”, a book presented in Lviv

    Patriarch Photius (858-867; 877-886) was undeservedly condemned by the Catholic Church. This opinion was expressed by Fr. Ivan Datsko, president of the UCU Institute of Ecumenical Studies, referring to the study by Frantsishek Dvornik “Photius Schism: History and Legend.” The translation of this book was presented within the framework of the Ecumenical Social Week in Lviv on October 5.

  • 6 October 2017, 13:05 | Religion and culture | 

    12-meter statue of Jesus Christ installed in Truskavets

    A resident of Truskavets, Igor Kisak, installs at his own expense a 12-meter concrete statue of Jesus Christ at the highest point of the city, which, according to plans, will be a copy of “Christ the Savior” in the Brazilian Rio de Janeiro. As ZAXID.NET has reported to the project initiator, all installation work has already been completed.

  • 6 October 2017, 12:25 | Theology and religious education | view photo | 

    Prayer Book of Unity presented in Lviv

    The new prayer book should create a positive mood from prayer, expand the world view of the believer through familiarity with the riches of the Orthodox prayer tradition, in particular, with the practice of prayer of the Greek Church.

  • 3 October 2017, 14:02 | International relations | 

    International Colloquium of European Parishes 2019 will be held in Ukraine

    The meeting in Lviv will be a jubilee one, the 30th. Responsible organizer of it is St. Volodymyr’s Foundation (UGCC).

  • 13 September 2017, 13:52 | UOC KP | 

    Patriarch Filaret pays tribute to new heroes at Lychakiv in Lviv

    On September 12-14, Patriarch Filaret of Kyiv and All Russia-Ukraine Filaret is on a visit to Lviv.

  • 11 September 2017, 14:57 | UGCC | 

    Synod of Bishops of the UGCC to adopt a new charter, as “Church has grown”

    The Synod of Bishops of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church is planning to adopt the new Charter of the Synod. This was stated by Archbishop and Metropolitan Yevgeny (Popovich of Przemysl and Warsaw, Head of the Canonical Department of the UGCC in an interview with the Department of Information of the UGCC.

  • 30 August 2017, 12:23 | UGCC | 

    UGCC Hierarchs from all over the world come to Lviv Synod

    As reported, on August 8, 2017, the Holy Father blessed the decision of the Synod of Bishops of the UGCC to appoint Father Andriy Rabia, the protosynclael of the Philadelphia Archdiocese of the UGCC in the United States, the Assistant Bishop of this archdiocese, giving him the titular seat of Germaniciana.

  • 29 August 2017, 10:00 | Theology and religious education | 

    25 Years of UCU in Ukraine: Opening of the Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky Center

    The new academic year at the Ukrainian Catholic University will start with the culmination of the university’s seven-year Comprehensive Campaign.

  • 16 August 2017, 11:58 | Faith and weapon | 

    “Fruit Basket for Defender of Ukraine” in Lviv

    This was stated in an interview to RISU of the rector of the garrison church of the Holy Apostles Peter and Paul, head of the Center for the military chaplaincy of the Lviv Archdiocese of the UGCC, Father Stepan Sus.

  • 11 August 2017, 10:44 | UGCC | 

    Episcopal Ordination of Bishop-Elect Andriy Rabiy, auxiliary Ukrainian Catholic bishop of Philadelphia, will be held in Lviv

    The newly ordained Bishop Andriy Rabiy will be formally welcomed in the Ukrainian Catholic Metropolia of Philadelphia with his celebrating a Hierarchical Divine Liturgy in the Ukrainian Catholic Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Philadelphia on Sunday, September 24th, 2017 at 3 p.m.

  • 8 August 2017, 10:18 | Temples, church property | 

    A hundred years’ old church in Lviv region goes to ruin

    An operating church of St. Nicholas in the Staryj Sambir of Lviv region is in a critical condition. During the worship the plaster falls on the heads of the parishioners, the roof rises, the wall around the church falls down, fungus corrodes the church walls. And yet a whole number of construction accidents threatens the shrine constructed in 1890.