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25 April 2017, 13:24 | Religion and policy
Patriarch Sviatoslav (Shevchuk) of the UGCC said that currently Ukrainian reconciliation with the Russians is impossible because of the war. But talking about peace, seeking for it, praying is never too early.
2 February 2017, 10:01 | Interview |
An important result of the Havana encounter was that our Church initiated a conversation with the Apostolic See [on these points]. Certainly, even before this event, we always strove to inform the Vatican regarding the truth concerning the war in Ukraine.
29 January 2017, 09:27 | Apostolic Nunciatura |
You as his messenger attended even those places where our bishops can not get to accomplish their pastoral ministry [meaning territories of Donetsk and Luhansk regions temporarily under control of Russia-backed militants, RISU]. To the parishes in Donetsk and Luhansk, over which we have a duty to care, a hand of the Church reached through your visit”, said the patriarch
29 November 2016, 09:57 | Religion and society |
His Beatitude Sviatoslav, the Patriarch of the UGCC, spoke about church marriage and family in the latest issue of the TV project “Open Church” on Zhyve TV.
11 July 2016, 10:22 | UGCC |
9 March 2016, 10:37 | Church-state relations |
The History of the Ukrainian-Greek Catholic Church in the second half of the Twentieth century is a history of courageous endurance and heroic resistance, indestructibility of spirit and unwavering faith in the triumph of good over evil.
6 March 2016, 14:54 | и
Ukraine is enduring a mounting humanitarian crisis, the greatest in Europe since the end of the World War II.
5 March 2016, 23:04 | UGCC |
I explained how our people are particularly sensitive about the unjust aggression against Ukraine and that, if they can’t hear a clear voice from the Holy Father, they don’t understand and they lost and abandoned.
5 March 2016, 18:52 | Vatican |
In Rome on the eve of the 70th anniversary of the Lviv pseudo-synod the Head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church (UGCC), His Beatitude Major Archbishop Sviatoslav, and the members of the Permanent Synod came to Rome to meet His Holiness Pope Francis. “We reaffirm what no totalitarian regime could break: our communion with Rome and the Universal Church,” His Beatitude said.
5 March 2016, 15:08 | UGCC |
"As pastors we spoke out on behalf of the people, the Pope heard us!", briefly commented bishop Ken Nowakowski of the Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of New Westminster.
25 October 2015, 09:32 | Society-digest |
Some of the questions of the Kathpress agency to Patriarch Sviatoslav were about the allegations against the UGCC they heard from the metropolitan Anthony. The UGCC press office posted the full version of His Beatitude Sviatoslav's responses.
25 September 2015, 09:39 | UGCC |
Patriarch Sviatoslav thanked Archbishop Thomas for his service, which was the most difficult in the modern history of Ukraine and the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church in particular.
25 May 2015, 13:50 | Vatican |
On May 24-25, at the Vatican, the IX sessional meeting of the Ordinary Council of the Secretariat of the Synod of Bishops of the Catholic Church is held. The meeting is chaired by Pope Francis.
1 March 2015, 19:28 | Church-state relations |
27 February 2015, 11:24 | Charity, social service |
Gifts by the Knights of $200,000 each to the Greek and Latin Rite Catholic communities of Ukraine are being used for humanitarian relief, including projects that feed and aid homeless children and refugees living on the streets of the capital city of Kyiv.
15 January 2015, 09:12 | National religious question |
10 November 2014, 12:59 | Society-digest |
“This is not only about us; this is also about you”: a church leader on his country’s struggle for freedom.
23 October 2014, 17:04 | Interchurch relations |
This is the opinion that Patriarch Sviatoslav (Shevchuk) the UGCC expressed on October 23, during a briefing on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of legalization of the UGCC.
The speech by Metropolitan Hilarion (Alfeyev) at the Synod of Bishops in Rome damaged the Russian Orthodox Church herself. This is a commentary that UGCC Patriarch Sviatoslav (Shevchuk) made today at a press conference at St. George's Hill in Lviv regarding the speech by Metropolitan Hilarion, DECR Chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate, made in Rome.
20 October 2014, 09:40 | Andrew Sorokowski's column |
The issues of the Church Union and Ukrainian independence are connected in the official Russian mind. For Moscow, the very idea of Ukraine is a violation of East Slavic unity, while the Union that resulted in the Greek-Catholic Church is a betrayal of Orthodox solidarity. The underlying premise is that Moscow is the arbiter and guarantor of both.