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  • 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.

  • 2 August 2019, 15:55 | Monitoring

    College started in 1947 near Philadelphia by three Ukrainian nuns wants to forge new links with the old country

    JENKINTOWN, Pennsylvania — A college that was started by Ukrainian nuns in 1947 to cater for post-war Ukrainian women refugees has grown into one of the most praised multicultural, coeducational colleges near Philadelphia, a city of 1.6 million people which prides itself on having one of the highest numbers of prestigious educational establishments in the U.S.

  • 2 August 2019, 10:08 | Religion and society | 

    UGCC set up Commission on Pastoral Care for Sobriety under Major Archdiocese of Kyiv-Halych

    Patriarch Sviatoslav of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church approved the Regulation and Decree proclaiming the Regulation on the Commission of Pastoral Care for Sobriety of the Major Archdiocese of Kyiv-Halych of the Ukrainian Greek-Catholic Church. It is reported by the Information Department of the UGCC.

  • 30 July 2019, 01:20 | Reports | 

    Ukraine receives new experience - military chaplaincy – as a result of Russian aggression in Ukraine, UGCC Fr Stepan Sus

    As part of the Colloquium of European parishes -- which brought together 120 active priests and laity to Lviv -- a unique pastoral experience of military chaplaincy in Ukraine that resists Russian aggression for the fifth consecutive year, was presented.

  • 26 July 2019, 12:25 | UGCC | 

    UGCC invites faithful to mark 50th anniversary of consecration of St. Sophia Cathedral in Rome

    On September 1, 2019, anniversary celebrations will be held in Rome on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the consecration of St. Sophia Cathedral. On this occasion, His Beatitude Sviatoslav had a video message filmed calling on Ukrainians from the homeland and Diaspora to take part in the celebration of the “Golden anniversary of the Church, which became the heart of the Ukrainian world, the herald of freedom of the Church and people.” It is reported by the Information Department of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church.

  • 23 July 2019, 14:17 | Interchurch relations | 

    Theologians of the world brainstorm about new ways to reconcile Orthodox and Greek Catholics

    "The stolen Churches, or bridges to Orthodoxy?" - this was the topic of a theological conference, held on 19-21 July 2019 at the Academy of the Roman Catholic diocese Rottenburg-Stuttgart (Germany), which set a goal to find new impulses for dialogue between the Orthodox and Eastern Catholic Churches. It was reported by communication service of the Diocese of Paris of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church.

  • 22 July 2019, 19:10 | Monitoring

    Vatican Prefect visits Eastern-Rite Churches in United States

    Cardinal Leonardo Sandri, the Prefect for the Congregation for the Oriental Churches, was in the United States last month, visiting some of the numerous Eparchies (Dioceses) and Eastern Catholic Communities spread throughout the country. The first stage of Cardinal Sandri’s visit began in the city of Chicago, the seat of both a Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy and a Syro-Malabar Diocese. On Friday, the Prefect met with members of the Ukrainian Eparchy of St Nicholas of Chicago, including the Bishop, Venedykt Aleksiychuk. He also visited the Cathedral, as well as the parish of Sts Volodymyr and Olha.

  • 16 July 2019, 09:36 | UGCC | 

    Head of UGCC says when Church will finish building Patriarchate

    We are a Patriarchal Church. The Patriarchate is not granted. Patriarchate is a certain way to be together for our Church, which exists in Ukraine and around the world. When we learn to be together as one Church, to overcome what separates us, each such time we become more of a Patriarchal Church.

  • 15 July 2019, 14:06 | Monitoring

    Pope and UGCC leaders discuss current church mission in war-torn Ukraine and in communities throughout the world

    Being a pastor in a country at war means being with people, leading them closer to Jesus and celebrating the liturgy in a way that helps them experience a bit of heaven on earth, Pope Francis told bishops from Ukraine.

  • 14 July 2019, 09:54 | UGCC | 

    UGCC Patriarch: Our Church counts faithful among Chinese as well

    Patriarch Sviatoslav (Shevchuk) has recently received a letter from a Chinese parish of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church. It was written by the Greek Catholics of Chinese origin.

  • 10 July 2019, 22:58 | UGCC | 

    Patriarch Sviatoslav: After meeting with Pope, three dreams of UGCC are closer to realization

    The Pope's visit to Ukraine, the granting of the Patriarchate to the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church and the beatification of Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky became closer to realization after a recent meeting with the Pope. This belief was expressed by the Head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, His Beatitude Sviatoslav in an interview with the Italian media outlet ACI Stampa. The text of the interview was distributed by the Information Department of the UGCC.

  • 7 July 2019, 09:14 | Vatican | 

    Vatican releases communiqué following meeting of Pope Francis with UGCC leaders

    On July 5-6, 2019, His Holiness Pope Francis met with the Patriarch of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, Metropolitans, members of the Permanent Synod and heads of competent dicastries of the Roman Curia. As the communiqué notes, which was published by the Vatican press service, inviting the hierarchs of the UGCC to Rome, the Pope sought to express his closeness to the Greek Catholics.

  • 5 July 2019, 16:00 | Vatican | 

    Pope to Ukrainian Greek-Catholics: I hold you in my heart

    Pope Francis convenes a two-day meeting with the leaders of the Ukrainian Greek-Catholic Church, including the Major Archbishop, Sviatoslav Shevchuk, the members of the Permanent Synod; and the Metropolitans; as well as the heads of discasteries with relevant competencies.

  • 3 July 2019, 09:46 | International relations | 

    "We ask you about three things: remembering, solidarity and prayer" — UGCC Bishop Bohdan Dziurakh at the meeting of General Secretaries of Europe's Bishops Conferences

    On July 1-4, 2019, the 47th annual Meeting of the General Secretaries of Europe's Bishops Conferences, which is held by the Council of the Bishops' Conferences of Europe (CCEE), is taking place in the British city of Birmingham. Bishop Bohdan Dzyurakh, Secretary of the Synod of Bishops of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church represents UGCC at this meeting.

  • 2 July 2019, 10:43 | Interchurch relations | 

    Filaret: Moscow prevents Rome from granting patriarchate status to UGCC

    Moscow believes that Ukraine is its canonical territory, and therefore no Patriarchate – neither Orthodox nor Greek Catholic – should be present here. Patriarch Emeritus Filaret said it on air of ZIK TV channel.

  • 2 July 2019, 10:37 | UGCC | 

    Cardinal of Naples hands St Januarius' relics over to UGCC

    On June 28, Cardinal Crescenzio Sepe, Archbishop of Naples, transferred to the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church a piece of the relics of St. Januarius, the most revered patron saint of the local population, a martyr of the 4th century. It is reported by the Information Department of the UGCC.