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  • 1 June 2019, 09:37 | Monitoring

    Observations on the Orthodox Church of Ukraine & the Ukrainian Greco-Catholic Church

    Founder and First Director of the Sheptytsky Institute, Fr. Andriy Chirovsky shares his thoughts on the Orthodox Church of Ukraine and the Ukrainian Greco-Catholic Church. Fr. Andriy reflects on President Zelensky, His Beatitude Filaret, Epiphanius I of Ukraine, the relationship between the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Canada (UOCC) and Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA.

  • 31 May 2019, 13:44 | UGCC | 

    UGCC Head: We are asking His Beatitude Husar to pray for us, for Church and people before altar of God

    On the second anniversary of the departure of His Beatitude Lubomyr Husar of the blessed memory, on May 31, the Head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church Sviatoslav administered a memorial service in the Church of the Holy Annunciation in Lviv.

  • 30 May 2019, 11:44 | UGCC | 

    New Metropolitan-Archbishop of Рhiladelphia Borys Gudziak to be enthroned June 4

    Over 50 bishops, will participate in ceremonies installing the new spiritual leader of ukrainian catholics in the united states with over 2200 laity in attendance

  • 29 May 2019, 12:53 | Andrew Sorokowski's column | 

    Too soon for a patriarchate?

    …the Kyivan patriarchate envisioned in the 1620s was conceived as a joint Uniate-Orthodox entity, remaining in communion with both Rome and Constantinople. Forces on both sides sank this ambitious dream. Could it be revived today?

  • 29 May 2019, 12:03 | Faith and weapon | 

    Dutch delegation on chaplaincy arrives in Lviv to share experience

    A delegation on chaplaincy from the Netherlands arrived in Lviv on May 27. In Lviv, the delegation will stay for three days. During this time, the military chaplaincy experts will visit the Ukrainian Catholic University, the Lviv Spiritual Seminary of the Holy Spirit of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, the Garrison Church of the Holy Apostles Peter and Paul at the Lviv City Council. This is reported by the press service of the Ministry of Education and Science.

  • 27 May 2019, 22:22 | Monitoring

    Australian bishop visits to Eastern Churches demonstrate Catholic unity

    Leaders of Eastern Catholic Churches say having Latin rite bishops join them in their liturgical celebrations shows the unity of the universal Catholic Church

  • 25 May 2019, 16:36 | Vatican | 

    UGCC Head shares about his expectations from July meeting with Pope

    The Pope has invited the Metropolitans of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church and the Permanent Synod to a meeting that will take place in Rome on July 5 and 6, 2019. His Beatitude Sviatoslav shares his expectations of the upcoming meeting.

  • 23 May 2019, 13:43 | Religious intolerance and vandalism | 

    Vandals damage St Volodymyr monument in Canada

    In Winnipeg, Manitoba, unknown persons desecrated the monument to the Holy Prince Volodymyr the Baptist – they broke off and stole his head. Also, the intruders cut off the cross in the hands of St. Volodymyr. Historian Serhiy Shumylo wrote it on Facebook.

  • 23 May 2019, 11:57 | Faith and weapon | 

    Pope greets military pilgrims from Ukraine

    On May 22, 2019, a general papal audience took place on St. Peter's Square in the Vatican, which was attended by servicemen of the Armed Forces and students of higher military educational institutions of Ukraine. Pope Francis greeted the Ukrainian military delegation and wished peace for Ukraine.

  • 15 May 2019, 14:02 | Ukrainians outside of Ukraine | 

    UGCC Head discussed with Knights of Columbus US headquarters development of Knights in Ukraine

    On May 13, 2019, the Head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, His Beatitude Sviatoslav, visited the Knights of Columbus headquarters in New Haven, CT, their main residence in the United States. In addition, the Primate presided over the Liturgy, according to the Department of Information of the UGCC.

  • 13 May 2019, 17:05 | UGCC | 

    UGCC Head: Now the Greek Catholics face the most difficult – building Patriarchate

    The fact that today the Greek Catholics are still facing the most difficult task – to build a patriarchate – was mentioned by the head of the UGCC on May 11 in Philadelphia, PA where these days he is on an official visit. Patriarch Sviatoslav took part in the celebration of the 45th anniversary of the "St Sophia" Society of Ukrainian Catholics in the United States. This partnership is doing a great job in restoring the Patriarchal Fund which should become the foundation for the building of the Patriarchate of the UGCC.

  • 12 May 2019, 11:03 | Ukrainians outside of Ukraine | 

    Patriarch Sviatoslav to Ukrainian youths in US: Love our traditions, language and culture, and keep your faith alive

    On May 11, Patriarch Svyatoslav of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church visited schoolchildren of Our Ukrainian School in Philadelphia, PA (USA). The Primate had separate meetings with older high school students, with junior students, and with students of middle school age. The First Hierarch encouraged young Ukrainians to keep alive their language and culture, regardless of where they are.

  • 8 May 2019, 09:39 | UGCC | 

    Head of UGCC goes to Philadelphia, PA for official visit

    On May 8-13, 2019, Patriarch Sviatoslav will be on an official visit to Philadelphia, PA. The purpose of the visit is to attend the celebration of the 45th anniversary of the United States "St Sofia" Religious Association of Ukrainian Catholics which will take place on May 11 at the Ukrainian Educational and Cultural Center in Jenkintown.

  • 7 May 2019, 09:56 | Religious relations | 

    President of World Jewish Congress receives Andrey Sheptytskyy Award

    On May 5-7, 2019, the Jewish Confederation of Ukraine holds the Kyiv Jewish Forum – a high-profile international event in the course of which the Head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, His Beatitude Sviatoslav, conferred the Award of Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky on Ronald Lauder, the President of the World Jewish Congress. This is reported by the Department of Information of the UGCC.

  • 6 May 2019, 23:34 | Church-state relations | view photo | 

    Head of UGCC and President-elect of Ukraine greeted each other

    On Monday, May 6, 2019, His Beatitude Sviatoslav met with Volodymyr Zelensky, President-elect of Ukraine at his residence at the Patriarchal Cathedral of the Resurrection of Christ in Kyiv.

  • 5 May 2019, 19:51 | Greece-catholic eparche of Mukachevo | view photo | 

    Mukachevo Greek Catholic Diocese celebrates 30th anniversary of coming out from underground

    The Mukachevo Greek Catholic Diocese in the last week celebrated the 30th anniversary of its coming out from the underground. The Hierarchical Divine Liturgy was held on May 1 and gathered a large number of leaders of the diocese and representatives of the clergy, Zoryana Popovich, a RISU journalist, has reported.

  • 5 May 2019, 09:17 | UGCC | 

    Pope Francis invites hierarchs of UGCC to work on future global strategy of Ukrainian Church

    Pope Francis invited the Head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church Sviatoslav, members of the Permanent Synod and the Metropolitan of the UGCC to hold a joint working meeting with him and the Vatican Curia, Department of Information of the UGCC reports.

  • 29 April 2019, 09:38 | Vatican | 

    Archbishop Claudio Gugerotti: Pope Francis has prepared a surprise for UGCC

  • 26 April 2019, 08:38 | Faith and weapon | 

    Head of UGCC blessed over three thousand pieces of Easter bread for Ukrainian soldiers

    On Thursday, April 25, Patriarch Sviatoslav of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church sanctified more than three thousand pieces of Easter bread for the Ukrainian military in the East of Ukraine, at the Patriarchal Cathedral of the Resurrection in Kyiv. They will be handed over to the soldiers by chaplains, who will visit Donbas in the next few days.

  • 23 April 2019, 10:03 | International relations | 

    Patriarch of UGCC extends condolences after terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka

    On behalf of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, Patriarch Sviatoslav (Shevchuk) extended his condolences after terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka. The first hierarch wrote it in his letter to Cardinal Malcom Remix, Archbishop of Colombo, according to the Department of Information of the UGCC