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  • 26 November 2019, 09:55 | UGCC | 

    UGCC Patriarch discusses Patriarchal Council in Lviv with the head of Lviv regional state administration

    On November 25, in Lviv, the Head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, his Beatitude Sviatoslav, met with the Chairman of the Lviv regional state administration, Markian Malsky. The meeting focuses on the holding of the Patriarchal Council in Lviv in August 2020: "Emigration, settlement and global unity of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church". This is reported by the UGCC Information Department.

  • 13 November 2019, 16:20 | UGCC | 

    Cardinal Schoenborn receives the highest UGCC award – The Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky Order

    The Head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, His Beatitude Sviatoslav, presented Cardinal Christoph Schoenborn, Archbishop of Vienna, with the UGCC's highest award - The Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky Order. The award ceremony took place on November 12, 2019, in Vienna, in St. Stephen's Cathedral, during a requiem concert in memory of the victims of the Holodomor and honoring cardinal Theodor Innitzer.

  • 13 November 2019, 11:28 | International relations | 

    Head of the UGCC spoke about the war in Ukraine and thanked the Austrians for helping Ukrainians during the Holodomor

    As part of his visit to Austria, His Beatitude Sviatoslav, the head of the UGCC, visited on November 12 the Abbey of Klosterneuburg, which was founded at the beginning of the XII century by Saint Leopold III, the patron Saint of Austria. The head of the UGCC spoke about the war in Ukraine, which almost daily replenishes its list of dead and wounded. He shared his impressions of a recent visit to a military hospital in Kyiv, where hundreds of soldiers are healing their wounds.

  • 12 November 2019, 11:33 | International relations | 

    UGCC Patriarch met with Austrian politicians and foreign minister

    On November 11, 2019, Patriarch Sviatoslav of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church met with foreign Minister Alexander Schalenberg during his visit to Austria. This is reported by the Information Department of the UGCC.

  • 5 November 2019, 14:25 | Ukrainians outside of Ukraine | 

    Head of the UGCC urges Ukrainians in Canada to be active participants in the birth of new Ukraine

    In his welcome letter on the occasion of the XXVI Congress of Ukrainian Canadians held November 1-3 in Ottawa, the Head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, His Beatitude Sviatoslav urged them to remember that the greatest gift parents can pass on to their children is faith in God.

  • 2 November 2019, 10:01 | UGCC | 

    Synod of Bishops of the UGCC Kyiv-Halych Metropolitanate meets in Kyiv

    On November 1, 2019, the Synod of bishops of the Kyiv-Halych Metropolitanate began its work in Kyiv. The sixth session of the Synod is chaired by His Beatitude Sviatoslav. Meetings of the Synod are held in the Patriarchal residence.

  • 1 November 2019, 09:46 | UGCC | 

    “Reconciliation with the aggressor does not mean compromise with evil,” head of UGCC said

    Refraining from doing evil, telling the truth and communicating are important steps that can lead to reconciliation. However, we must not compromise with evil. His Beatitude Sviatoslav, the head of the UGCC, noted this at the live broadcast "Open Church" on Thursday, October 31, 2019. This time the interlocutor of the Primate was Yuri Makarov – a journalist, TV presenter, documentary filmmaker, writer.

  • 30 October 2019, 10:19 | UGCC | view photo | 

    30 years since the UGCC emerged from the underground

    Between 1946 and 1989, the UGCC was the largest forbidden Church in the world. For 43 years, it operated while underground. Contrary to the will of the clergy and the faithful, its liquidation was announced at the Lviv Cathedral in 1946. Ancient churches were taken down, hierarchs imprisoned and sent to exile, believers forced to abandon their parents' church tradition.

  • 26 October 2019, 19:39 | UGCC | 

    Head of the UGCC announces a new strategy and theme of the Patriarchal Council 2020

    The theme of the next Patriarchal Council of the UGCC is "Emigration, settlement and global unity of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church". The slogan of the Council will be the phrase "Church is always and everywhere with you." This was stated by the Head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, Patriarch Sviatoslav, in his video message on the occasion of the next session of the UGCC Council, which will be held on August 26-29, 2020 in Lviv.

  • 6 October 2019, 10:19 | Religion and society | 

    Greek Catholics to hold All-Ukrainian Forum “Social Service of the Family" in Kyiv

    On Saturday, October 12, 2019, the All-Ukrainian Forum of social service of the UGCC entitled "Social Service of the Family" will be held in Kyiv for the third time. The organizers of the event – the Department of Social Service of the UGCC together with Caritas Ukraine and the charitable Organization "Lviv Educational Foundation".

  • 24 September 2019, 12:57 | UGCC | 

    First exhibition in Andrey Sheptytsky Museum opens in Lviv

    On September 22, 2019, at the Museum of Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky (Lviv, 1 Kryvonosa street) the exhibition titled “History of Unconquered Church" dedicated to the 30th anniversary of the UGCC's coming out of hiding was opened.

  • 14 September 2019, 15:52 | UGCC | 

    The Synod of Bishops of the UGCC beseeches their faithful in Ukraine and the world to unite in the Church

    Because we have maintained our roots and did not lose ourselves among other peoples, we have become of interest to them. We enrich the culture and spirituality of our new foreign settlements and invite representatives of other peoples to engage. When Ukraine bleeds, our worldwide Church shares our suffering.

  • 13 September 2019, 11:06 | Catholic world | 

    Eastern Catholic hierarchs of Europe meeting in Rome

    A meeting of Eastern Catholic hierarchs in Europe began at the Ukrainian Pontifical College of Saint Josaphat in Rome. For the next two days, the participants will be discussing the contemporary ecumenical mission of the Eastern Catholic Churches of Europe. On Saturday, September 14, Holy Father Francis is having an audience with the Eastern hierarchs.

  • 9 September 2019, 09:38 | Temples, church property | 

    A Greek Catholic сhurch was recognized as the best at the International Building Competition

    The project of the Greek Catholic сhurch of Saints Volodymyr and Olha in Khodoriv, Lviv Region, won the European Construction Award.

  • 3 September 2019, 10:11 | UGCC | 

    Pope meets with UGCC bishops

    On September 2, the Holy Father Francis received the bishops of the Holy Synod of the UGCC at the Apostolic Palace in the Vatican. This Synod is being held this year in Rome under the title ''Communion and Unity in the Life and Testimony of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church".

  • 1 September 2019, 13:30 | Vatican | 

    Change of leadership in London Diocese of UGCC

    On September 1, 2019, the Holy Father accepted the resignation of Bishop Hlib (Lonchyna) from the administration of the ruling bishop of the Diocese of London of the Holy Family of the UGCC and the Apostolic Visitator for Ukrainians of the Byzantine rite in Ireland. At the same time, according to Vatican Radio, the Pope appointed Fr Mykola Matviyivsky, the Chancellor of the diocese, to the office of the Apostolic administrator of the diocese.

  • 29 August 2019, 11:00 | Religious ceremonies and pilgrimage | 

    Ukrainian pilgrims meet with Pope Francis

    Ukrainian Greek Catholic pilgrims and sisters of the Congregation of the Servants of the Immaculate Virgin Mary took part in the general audience with the Holy Father. This is reported by the Information Department of the UGCC.

  • 16 August 2019, 11:28 | UGCC | 

    Patriarch Sviatoslav has indicated the bounds, which the UGCC does not overstep in political processes

    We feel obliged today to be active at the level of civil society in order to embody certain principles and values. The Church must educate the laity, who will be active in politics later.

  • 7 August 2019, 18:58 | Monitoring

    Ukrainian Greek-Catholic delegation visits communities in Israel

    The Ukrainian Cultural Center in Israel recently presented an evening dedicated to the memory of the prominent Ukrainian public and Church figure Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky (1865-1944).

  • 7 August 2019, 11:04 | UGCC | 

    Metropolitan Borys Gudziak of UGCC becomes member of Congregation for Oriental Churches

    On August 6, 2019, the Apostolic See announced that the Holy Father Pope Francis appointed new members of the Congregation for the Oriental Churches, including the Archbishop and Metropolitan of Philadelphia, His Eminence Borys Gudziak. It is reported by the information Department of the Ukrainian Greek Cathoolic Church.