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  • 27 March 2020, 09:40 | Church-state relations | 

    The UGCC is ready to help in the fight against the coronavirus threat, His Beatitude Sviatoslav

    March 26, 2020 Father and Head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church His Beatitude Sviatoslav met with the Prime Minister of Ukraine Denys Shmyhal’ at the premises of the Government Building of Ukraine

  • 26 March 2020, 10:42 | International relations | 

    Head of the UGCC expressed support to Italians and assured them of his prayer

    In a letter to cardinal Gaultierro Bassetti, President of the Italian Bishops' conference, His Beatitude Sviatoslav expressed solidarity and prayerful support of the Italian people in connection with the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic. "In an emergency situation, the Italian Church testifies to the whole world the authentic love of the mother Church for her children," the head of the UGCC writes in a letter of solidarity.

  • 25 March 2020, 19:12 | UGCC | 

    UGCC is ready to help Ukrainians during the COVID-19 pandemic

    The Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church is ready to provide during the COVID-19 pandemic not only the churches, but also the property owned by the Church: rehabilitation and medical centers, hospitals. It was said by Fr. Lubomyr Javorski, Patriarchal Economist of the UGCC, in a special video address. The UGCC Department for Information report.

  • 25 March 2020, 17:30 | UGCC | 

    Christians around the world unite today in Our Father's Prayer to stop the рandemic

    Today, on March 25, at 1 pm Kyiv time, Christians from all over the world, at the invitation of the Holy Father, united with him in our Father's Prayer. His Beatitude Sviatoslav and the faithful of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church joined the common ecumenical prayer for ending the pandemic of the coronavirus.

  • 24 March 2020, 12:53 | Religion and society | 

    “We stand with you”: the UGCC priests appeal to the faithful

    The priests of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church turned to the faithful with words of support. This is reported by the UGCC Information Department.

  • 24 March 2020, 11:50 | UGCC | 

    UGCC Cathedral in Ternopil becomes a place for collecting and distributing medical aid for hospitals

    The rector of the Cathedral, Fr. Orest Pavlisky, with the blessing of Archbishop and Metropolitan of Ternopil and Zboriv Vasily Semenyuk, provided catechetical premises to an initiative group of young Ternopil bloggers who self-organized to help the city's medical staff.

  • 20 March 2020, 12:45 | UGCC | 

    The enthronement of the UGCC bishop Kenneth Nowakowski in London to be held as per the quarantine rules

    On Saturday, March 21, 2020, the enthronement of the new ruling Bishop Kenneth Nowakowski will take place in London, at the Cathedral of the Holy Family. At the request of His Beatitude Sviatoslav, it will be led by cardinal Vincent Nichols, Archbishop of Westminster and President of the Conference of Catholic Bishops of England and Wales. The service will begin at 10.00 London time, and at 12.00 Kyiv time.

  • 19 March 2020, 10:14 | Interchurch relations

    Kharkiv-Poltava diocese of UAOC ceases to exist

    The XXXI Diocesan Council of the Diocese of Kharkiv-Poltava of the Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Church, which took place on March 18, decided to terminate the activity of the diocese as an independent religious association and cancel registration of the Charter.

  • 10 March 2020, 10:05 | International relations | 

    Head of the UGCC and Canadian Ambassador discussed the social and religious situation in Ukraine

    On March 9, Patriarch Svyatoslav, Head of the UGCC, met with the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Canada to Ukraine Larysa Galadza at the Patriarchal residence at the Patriarchal Cathedral of the Resurrection of Christ in Kyiv.

  • 8 March 2020, 22:39 | UGCC | 

    UGCC commemorates the developments of March 1946 – pseudo council aimed to eliminate the Church

    On March 8, 1946, the Communist regime held a pseudo-Council in Lviv, which aimed to eliminate the Greek Catholic Church. After this meeting, Greek Catholic priests and lay people who did not want to switch to Moscow Orthodoxy came under the pressure of a repressive machine. Thousands of them died in the camps, and the survivors were forced to hide. The Greek Catholic Church in Ukraine went underground.

  • 5 March 2020, 09:26 | Ukrainians outside of Ukraine | 

    Live TV launches a project about unique UGCC parishes around the world

    On Thursday, March 5, 2020, at 19.00 Live TV (Zhyve TV) starts showing films about special parishes of the UGCC, filmed in different parts of the world. The films were created as part of the "Vibrant Parish" series. This Thursday, you can watch a film about the parish of the Introduction of the Blessed Virgin Mary to the Church in the city of North Port, in Florida (USA).

  • 27 February 2020, 14:14 | Ukrainians outside of Ukraine | 

    U.S. ‘ad limina’ visits conclude with Byzantine liturgy at Rome basilica

    The last group of U.S. bishops to make their “ad limina” visits to Rome chose to celebrate the final liturgy of their visit at Rome’s Basilica of St. Clement because of its ties to the Christian East.

  • 22 February 2020, 11:21 | UGCC | 

    Eastern Catholic bishops in US have particular pastoral concern for immigrants

    In the United States, Eastern Catholics face many of the same challenges as Latin rite Catholics, but the Eastern Catholic Churches are particularly concerned about growing anti-immigrant rhetoric and the plight of Christians overseas, a Ukrainian Catholic archbishop said Wednesday.

  • 22 February 2020, 11:07 | UGCC | 

    U.S. Eastern Catholic bishops thank pope for lifting ban on married priests

    Pope Francis “is a father who knows very well his daughters and sons,” including those who belong to the Eastern Catholic churches, said the Armenian Catholic bishop of the United States and Canada.

  • 18 February 2020, 12:05 | UGCC | 

    UGCC and doctors to promote the diagnosis of cancer in women

    13 Feb 2020 team members who work in the framework of the signed Memorandum “Cancer Prevention in the Lviv Region” met with the Auxiliary Bishop of Lviv Archeparchy Volodymyr Grutsa. The meeting was held in Lviv, in the Metropolitan Chambers on the St George's Mountain.

  • 14 February 2020, 14:50 | UGCC | 

    Title of the Righteous to be conferred on Sheptytsky by Association for the Garden of the Righteous of Milan

    On the initiative of His Beatitude Sviatoslav, Head of the UGCC, the Association of the Garden of the Righteous - Gariwo of Milan, accepted the nomination of Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky for the title of Righteous and decided to place his name for his services to Humanity in the Virtual Garden of the Righteous.

  • 14 February 2020, 14:30 | UGCC | 

    UGCC Head awards creators of the films about Patriarch Josyf Slipyj with patriarchal certificates

    On February 12, 2020, His Beatitude Sviatoslav, the Father and Head of the UGCC, presented the Patriarchal Certificates to the creators of two documentaries about the life and ministry of Patriarch Josyf Slipyj: "The Case File ‘The Reefs’" and "His Beatitude." The certificates for the film director Olena Moshynska and producer Pavlo Kazantsev were presented in the presence of Fr. Andriy Maksymovych, administrator of the Patriarchal Curia, and Fr. Lubomyr Yavorsky, patriarchal econom.

  • 13 February 2020, 16:04 | Kaleidoscope-digest | 

    Decolonizing The Global Ukrainian Church

    Saying that this Church is my home is often considered contentious, mostly because I am not an ethnic Ukrainian. This contention, I find, is equally raised by some within the church. However they want to read my body, I am in this church.

  • 7 February 2020, 14:57 | Church-state relations | 

    Patriarch Sviatoslav presents UGCC’s vision of the European integration model to Deputy Prime Minister of Ukraine

    On February 6, 2020, his Beatitude Sviatoslav, Head of the UGCC, met with Dmytro Kuleba, Vice Prime Minister for European and Euro-Atlantic Integration of Ukraine. They talked about European identity, the Istanbul Convention, and gender ideology. The meeting was initiated by the Deputy Prime Minister.

  • 5 February 2020, 21:11 | Vatican | view video | 

    The Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church welcomes the meeting of President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky with the Holy Father Pope Francis

    The Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church welcomes the meeting of President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky with the Holy Father Pope Francis, which is to take place on February 8, 2020 during the official visit of the President of Ukraine to Italy and the Vatican. This was stated by Father and Head of the UGCC, His Beatitude Sviatoslav, during the Open Church program.