Lviv region

  • 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.

  • 4 August 2017, 10:35 | RCC in Ukraine | 

    Archbishop Mokrzycki to receive in Poland a silver medal "Labor Omnia Vincit"

    The medal "Labor Omnia Vincit" was presented to Archbishop of Lviv by the representatives of Hipolit Cegielski Foundation.

  • 24 July 2017, 15:49 | Restoration, maintainance of cultural inheritance | 

    Nearly 1.2 mln UAH allocated to reconstruct the convent of Armenian Benedictines in Lviv

    The stone restoration is carried out by Ukrainian and German specialists within the project "Municipal development and renovation of the ancient part of Lviv" (GIZ). The city budget allocated for restoration about 1.2 million UAH.

  • 19 July 2017, 13:00 | Land and property problems | 

    OSCE holds a seminar on peaceful relations between religious communities in Lviv

    The event lasts almost a week, during which participants will be able to listen to lectures and advice from experts from Scotland, Poland, Italy, and the USA, to discuss and dialogue with each other within the specified topics.

  • 18 July 2017, 10:31 | Vatican | 

    Cardinal Sandri shared about his visit to Ukraine

    Cardinal Leonardo Sandri, Prefect of the Congregation for the Oriental Churches, wraps up a week-long visit to Ukraine on Monday.

  • 13 July 2017, 14:07 | Religious intolerance and vandalism | 

    Lviv resident detains three young men who painted swastika on Space of Synagogues

  • 3 July 2017, 17:37 | Religious intolerance and vandalism | 

    Unknown person threw a bottle of fuel in Lviv synagogue

    Lviv police investigate the circumstances of the incident that occurred on the night of June 30 in Lviv, when an unknown person threw the bottle with an unidentified flammable substance at the street wall of the synagogue in Lviv.

  • 21 June 2017, 13:50 | RCC in Ukraine | 

    A new page in the history of the Catholic Church in Ukraine, - Patriarch of the UGCC comments ordination of Edward Kava

    The Patriarch of the UGCC took part in the episcopal ordination of the bishop-nominee of the RCC in Ukraine Edward Kava, which place today, June 21, at the Latin Metropolitan Basilica in Lviv. The First Hierarch noted the importance of today's event and called it the opening of a new page of the Roman Catholic Church in Ukraine.

  • 21 June 2017, 12:00 | RCC in Ukraine | 

    The world’s youngest Catholic Bishop ordained in Lviv (UPDATED)

    On June 21, In the Latin Metropolitan Basilica in Lviv, the nomineebishop Edward Kava was ordained as a bishop, on May 13 he was appointed by Pope Francis as Assistant Bishop of the Lviv Archdiocese of the Roman Catholic Church in Ukraine.