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  • 16 October 2018, 09:57 | Interchurch relations | 

    Secretary of the Synod of Bishops of the UGCC met with Melkite Greek Catholic Bishop of Tripoli

    The meeting was held in the framework of the first visit to Kyiv made by Bishop Edward George Daher, Archbishop of Tripoli and Northern Lebanon. Having arrived in the Ukrainian capital on the invitation of the parishioners of the Melkite Greek-Catholic Church living in Ukraine, Bishop Edward expressed a desire to become more closely acquainted with the history and contemporary life of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church.

  • 28 September 2018, 10:48 | International relations | 

    UGCC bishop to Berlin, Germany congress participants: In Europe, war between Russia and Ukraine still ongoing

    Bishop Bohdan Dzyurah, the secretary of the Synod of Bishops of the UGCC, spoke at the 22nd International Renaissance Congress on the topic “Memorial and Awakening. Ways to reconciliation in Europe” held on September 26-28 in Berlin, Religion in Ukraine reports, citing the official website of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church.

  • 7 September 2018, 14:01 | UGCC | 

    5 Kanal broadcasts documentary “Reefs Case” about elimination of UGCC in USSR

    On September 6-7, 2018 at 19:50 5 Kanal presents a documentary “Reefs Case”. The film covers the period from 1939 to 1963 and reveals the circumstances of the arrest, detention and release of the Greek Catholic Patriarch Iosyp Slipyy, unknown to the general public, the website of the Ukrainian Greek-Catholic Church reports.

  • 5 September 2018, 15:15 | UGCC | 

    Real catechization situation presented at UGCC Synod

    The Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church has made some progress at the local level regarding catechetical ministry. However, in spite of certain achievements, there are now many challenges that need to be addressed. So if everyone pays more attention to catechesis and cooperates with each other the situation will improve considerably in the area of ​​religious education and education in faith.

  • 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, 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.

  • 25 August 2018, 14:04 | Ukrainians outside of Ukraine | 

    UGCC Bishop became Chief Chaplain of Union of Ukrainian Youth in Australia

    The Ukrainian Youth Association in Australia got its Chief Chaplain in the person of the Eparch of Australia, New Zealand and Oceania, Bishop of Petro Stasyuk (Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church), the site of the Union of Ukrainian Youth reports.

  • 22 August 2018, 09:49 | Religious intolerance and vandalism | 

    Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine denounces attempt to hamper construction of the first UGCC church in Bila Tserkva

    Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine condemned the act of vandalism, committed on the night of August 17-18, 2018 in Bila Tserkva. A group of intruders knocked down a concrete fence at the construction site of the Nativity Church, the first church of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church in the city. An official comment by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on this issue was published on the Ministry's official site.

  • 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.

  • 15 August 2018, 09:55 | UGCC | 

    UGCC faithful celebrate 1,030th anniversary of Baptism of Rus-Ukraine by renewed vows and liturgies

    The 1,030th anniversary of the Baptism of Rus-Ukraine was celebrated in the main cathedral of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church - the Patriarchal Cathedral of the Resurrection of Christ in Kyiv, by the Hierarchical Liturgy, renewal of ceremonial vows and water blessing on the Dnieper River. It is reported by the Department of Information of the UGCC.

  • 13 August 2018, 09:27 | Monitoring

    If the UOC were detached from Moscow, it would no longer be clear that the ROC could claim the greatest number of Orthodox believers

    If you care about ecumenism—if you care about the restoration of Christian unity—you should be aware of a current dispute about the status of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church. Most Catholic Americans, I realize, rarely pay attention to the debates among the world’s Orthodox believers. Those debates are constant, and we Catholics have enough problems of our own. But the future of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church could have enormous implications for the cause of Christian unity.

  • 25 July 2018, 10:02 | National religious question | 

    UGCC to join the authorities and Orthodox believers in celebration of the 1,030th anniversary of Baptism of Rus-Ukraine

    “Although the ancient tradition instructs us to celebrate the Baptism of Rus-Ukraine on August 14, we will join on July 28th the Ukrainian State -- as it is a state holiday -- as well as our Orthodox brothers to celebrate this anniversary,” Primate of the Ukrainian Greek-Catholic Church Patriarch Svyatoslav expressed his position in an interview on the occasion of the 1,030th anniversary of the Baptism of Rus-Ukraine.

  • 15 July 2018, 18:57 | Church-state relations | 

    President in Zarvanytsia: We pray for peace, for Ukraine. I am confident - God will hear our prayers

    During his working visit to Ternopil region, President Petro Poroshenko took part in the Nationwide pilgrimage dedicated to the 1030th anniversary of Christianization of Ukraine-Rus’.

  • 10 July 2018, 13:10 | Interchurch relations | 

    UGCC claims ROC statements on lobbying Ukrainian autocephaly by Greek Catholics to be primitive manipulation

    The Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church (UGCC) claims the statements by Metropolitan Hilarion that the UGCC allegedly lobbied the unification of Orthodox Ukrainians in order to convert all to the Union to be manipulation with facts and feelings.

  • 14 June 2018, 08:38 | Andrew Sorokowski's column | 

    Five Objections to a Patriarchate – and Five Responses

    … in view of the prospect of an autocephalous Ukrainian Orthodox patriarchate … recognition of a UGCC patriarchate may be timely.

  • 16 February 2018, 11:05 | Faith and weapon | 

    ATO soldiers undergo rehabilitation in a monastery of UGCC

    About 30 participants of ATO and their family members have had an opportunity to recover spiritually, psychologically and physically in the Convent of the Most Holy Family of the UGCC in the village of Goshiv, Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast, during a week, according to the website of the UGCC.

  • 10 December 2017, 10:45 | Religion and society | 

    Patriarch of UGCC summarized the outcomes of 2017 for state and Church

    I would be careful in evaluating the events that took place in our country, and there were a lot of them. Obviously, the pessimists may say that everything was bad, and optimists – that everything was good. The persons related to power will say that the authorities worked brilliantly, and the opposition - that the current government was working absolutely bad. However, the truth is somewhere in the middle.

  • 28 September 2017, 11:36 | UGCC | 

    Patriarch Sviatoslav specifies the most important commitment of the UGCC today

    On September 23, 2017, the third congress of laymen of the Kyiv-Halych Metropolitanate of the UGCC took place in the monastery of St. Basil the Great in Kyiv. The topic of this year's Congress is "The Strategy of the Metropolitan Development: WHAT we do, HOW we do it, together with whom we are doing it", the UGCC website reports.

  • 20 September 2017, 10:44 | Conferences, seminars, researches | 

    UGCC presents public project “Ukraine United and Kyivan Church”

    On September 19, at the National Preserve “St Sofia of Kyiv” Head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church Svyatoslav (Shevchuk) presented a public project “Ukraine United (Soborna) and the Kyivan Church”. It was reported by the Department of Information of the UGCC.

  • 12 September 2017, 14:57 | UGCC | 

    UGCC creates a new diocese and appoints its new hierarch

    On September 12, the Vatican reported that Pope Francis approved the decision of the Synod of Bishops of the UGCC to establish the Diocese of Chernivtsi. His Eminence Joshaphat (Moshchych) was appointed its first bishop.