Lviv region

  • 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, 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

  • 27 March 2018, 09:31 | Judaism | 

    Exhibition of Galicia Jews to be opened in Lviv

    The exposition “Relics of the Jewish World of Galicia” will open on March 28 at the Museum of Ethnography and Arts of the Institute of Ethnology of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine (15 Svobody avenue).

  • 21 February 2018, 10:10 | UGCC | 

    Hierarchs of the UGCC give backing to the Ukrainian Churches and religious organizations idea to proclaim 2018 the year of God’s word in Ukraine

    On October 13-14, 2018, the Seventy-Eighth Session of the Synod of Bishops of the Kyiv-Halych Major Archbishoproc of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church took place at the retreat center of the Lviv Archeparchy in Bryukhovychi, chaired by the Head of the UGCC, His Beatitude Svyatoslav. The synodal meetings were attended by all serving bishops of the Kyiv-Halych Supreme Archdiocese of the UGCC.

  • 19 February 2018, 10:35 | Protests and conflicts | view video | 

    UOC priest and parishioners attack journalists in Lviv region

    Together with his parishioners, rector of the illegally built temple of the UOC (Moscow Patriarchate) in the city of Brody in Lviv region, attacked the crew of the program “Truth. Investigation”.

  • 2 February 2018, 10:43 | Religion and society | 

    UGCC opens a geriatric house

    In this area, it is planned to build a monastery, which will run a modern boarding house. Priests who were trained abroad, have gained some useful experience they are willing to implement in practice,” said Volodymyr Hirnyak.

  • 1 February 2018, 11:20 | Editorial news | 

    RISU celebrated 17 years. We thank you for following us and are asking for your support

    On February 1, 2001, several people gathered inside the then Lviv Theological Academy and held the first meeting, at which it was decided that the newly formed information agency would be called the Religious Information Service of Ukraine.