Lviv region

  • 5 October 2018, 13:23 | Interchurch relations | 

    Reconciliation between Churches is a reliable ground for peace between Russia, Ukraine and the EU

    Representatives of various Churches, philosophers, theologians, religious scholars, journalists, public figures of Ukraine, Russia and the EU assembled in Kyiv to seek the church peace between Ukraine and Russia. The seminar, which took place on October 2-3, 2018, was entitled Truth, Justice and Reconciliation between Russia, Ukraine and the European Union.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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, 14:20 | Theology and religious education | 

    Ukrainian Catholic University develops "Strategy - 2025"

    UCU started developing a new strategy of the University titled “UCU Strategy – 2025”. To this end, on September 14, within the framework of the Days of UCU, a strategic session will take place, presenting the current report on the UCU Strategy for 2020 and the project of a new vision of the university.

  • 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, 12:07 | UAOC | 

    New Bishop consecrated in UAOC

    On September 2, 2018, of Archimandrite Havryil (Kryzyna) was consecrated as the Bishop of Rivne and Volyn, the governor of the Rivne-Volyn diocese (the decision of the Bishops' Council of July 25, 2018) in the Cathedral of the Assumption of the Holy Theotokos in Lviv.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 16 August 2018, 10:21 | Christians of Evangelical Faith | 

    13th Youth Festival of Pentecostal Christians held in Lviv

    “What is your life focused on?” was the question in the focus of the participants of the 13th Youth Festival of Pentecostal Christians, held in the village of Radatiki in Lviv region from July 30 to August 3, 2018, Religion in Ukraine reports citing the website of the Pentecostals of Ukraine.

  • 12 July 2018, 17:49 | UGCC | 

    New Bishop Petro (Loza) ordained in the UGCC

    In Sokal, Lviv region, the Pontifical Ordination of the newly appointed Assistant Bishop of the Sokal-Zhovkva Diocese, Bishop Petro (Loza), took place on July 12, 2018.

  • 26 June 2018, 15:26 | Religious intolerance and vandalism | 

    RCC bishops in Ukraine denounce attacks against Roma people

    On June 25, 2018, the conference of the Roman Catholic bishops in Ukraine issued a statement condemning the attacks on Roma camps, Rkc.lviv.ua reports.

  • 18 June 2018, 13:18 | Restoration, maintainance of cultural inheritance | 

    One of the largest synagogues in Europe opens in Drohobych

    On June 17, the restored choral synagogue, built in the middle of the XIX century, was opened in the city of Drohobych (Lviv region), the event was attended by city residents. Drohobych Choral Synagogue is one of the largest in Eastern Europe.

  • 2 May 2018, 09:52 | Church-state relations | 

    UOC-MP has powerful forces consciously opposed to autocephaly"- Andriy Yurash

    There is no unity in the church environment in Ukraine: in the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, which is associated with the Moscow Patriarchate, there are very powerful forces that are consciously opposing autocephaly.

  • 25 April 2018, 11:07 | Interchurch relations | 

    Metropolitan Dymytriy of the UOC-KP: we need approval of our Mother Church, the “stepmother” is to simply put up with that

    Metropolitan Dymytriy (Rudyuk) of the UOC-KP evaluates positively the prospect of the process of church unification in Ukraine and stresses that it will bring fruit. He said this in an interview with Gal Info.

  • 12 April 2018, 13:52 | Vatican | 

    Redemptorist priest to become an Auxiliary Bishop of Sokal-Zhovkva eparchy

    The Pope gave his approval to the canonical election made by the Synod of Bishops of the Ukrainian Greek-Catholic Church of Rev. Fr. Petro Loza, C.Ss.R., at present the administrator of the parish of Saints Peter and Paul in Chernihiv (Archieparchy of Kyiv), to the office of Auxiliary Bishop of Sokal-Zhovkva of the Ukrainians, assigning him the titular church of Panio.

  • 3 April 2018, 11:01 | Religion and culture | 

    Oldest Easter eggs dating back to Kyivan Rus exhibited in Lviv

    On April 2, two ancient Easter eggs of the Kyivan period, approximately XI-XIII centuries, which are kept in the funds of the archaeological museum of the Ivan Franko Lviv University, were presented in Lviv.

  • 3 April 2018, 09:41 | Announcements | 

    Spiritual guidance of youth: first community forum of UGCC and RCC

    On June 8-10, the Center of Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky in Lviv will host the "Forum of Youth Leaders and Pastors", according to DyvenSvit.

  • 28 March 2018, 09:44 | RCC in Ukraine | 

    RCC Hierarchs call the faithful to sign petitions against homosexuality prpaganda

    The hierarchs also called on the faithful to come to the All-Ukrainian March to Protect Family Values, which will be held on June 2 in Kyiv. It has been reported by KMC