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  • 6 June 2019, 10:15 | Ukrainians outside of Ukraine | 

    UGCC Head in Philadelphia: We expect revival for our Church in America, not "sweet death"

    As part of the celebrations of the enthronement of Bishop Borys Gudziak as head of the Archeparchy of Philadelphia, Patriarch of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, Metropolitan Borys, bishops and clergy of the Philadelphia Archeparchy held a meeting on June 5.

  • 13 May 2019, 15:06 | Ukrainians outside of Ukraine | 

    UGCC Head suggests creation of state educational program for Ukrainians from all over the world

    Patriarch of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church Sviatoslav came up with an initiative to create a state educational program on history and culture for Ukrainians from all over the world.

  • 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.

  • 9 May 2019, 10:04 | Religion in mass media | 

    UGCC creates Patriarchal Council for Social Communications

    On May 7, the Patriarch of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church announced the creation of the Patriarchal Council for Social Communications of the UGCC. His Beatitude Svyatoslav was appointed its head, the Department of Information of the UGCC reports.

  • 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, 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.

  • 9 April 2019, 16:02 | Church-state relations | 

    President thanks Patriarch Sviatoslav for his serving people and supporting Ukrainian soldiers

    In a greetings letter on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the episcopal consecration of Patriarch Sviatoslav, President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko expressed his gratitude for the service of the Head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church to Ukrainians, the spread of Christian and moral values, as well as good deeds aimed at the development of the Ukrainian society, in particular, the development of the chaplaincy and support of Ukrainian soldiers.

  • 20 March 2019, 14:10 | Religious relations | 

    Patriarch Sviatoslav met with representatives of Religious Administration of Muslims of Ukraine

    Patriarch Sviatoslav of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church met with the delegation of the RAMU in the patriarchal residence in Kyiv on March 19. This is reported by the Department of Information of the UGCC.

  • 15 March 2019, 09:44 | Faith and weapon | 

    Only true love gives birth to heroes, Patrairch of UGCC speaks about volunteers

    The volunteer movement is nothing but active love. Patriarch Svyatoslav (Shevchuk) of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church said this congratulating the participants of the expanded meeting of the Coordinating Council of Volunteers of the National Forum ‘Transformation of Ukraine’ on the Day of Ukrainian Volunteers, the UGCC Information Department reports.

  • 6 March 2019, 14:18 | International relations | 

    It is crucially important for Ukraine that our pain is understood in Israel, Primate of UGCC said to President of Israel

    Ukraine has been a victim of Russian aggression over the past five years. It survived the annexation of Crimea, the occupation of some areas of Donbas, while Russian "Grads" and bullets do not differentiate between a Catholic, an Orthodox, a Muslim or a Jew – they kill everyone. Now the Ukrainian people, which is an interfaith and multi-ethnic society, is wounded. And we all pray for peace,” the head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church addressed the President of the State of Israel Reuven Rivlin with such words. This is reported by the Department of Information of the UGCC.

  • 6 March 2019, 13:52 | International relations | 

    UGCC Patriarch in Israel: religious values are strength of democracy

    An example of Israel shows that democracy can be strong when based on religious values. And it is religious values ​​that are the strength of democracy.

  • 2 March 2019, 15:08 | UGCC | 

    Head of UGCC meets in Rome with Catholic hierarchs of Kazakhstan

    On March 1, at the Cathedral of St. Sophia in Rome, Patriarch Sviatoslav met with the Roman Catholic bishops of Kazakhstan and the apostolic administrator in this country for the Greek Catholics Fr. Vasyl Hovera. Within a few days, the Catholic bishops of Kazakhstan visited the tombs of the Holy Apostles in Rome. This is reported by the Department of Information of the UGCC.

  • 28 February 2019, 11:39 | National religious question | 

    In Rome, Patriarch Sviatoslav refutes Russian propaganda myth on civil war in Ukraine

    In his speech during a round table in Rome on February 26, His Beatitude Sviatoslav refuted Russian propaganda disinformation about the civil war in Ukraine as a result of the conflict between Ukrainian- and Russian-speaking citizens.

  • 28 February 2019, 11:29 | Interchurch relations | 

    Ukrainian people will not fall for attempts to incite religious war in Ukraine, Head of UGCC says

    On February 26, in the Residence of Pope Paul VI in Rome, Patriarch Sviatoslav held a round table titled “Ukraine Today: The role of the UGCC in the transformation of Ukrainian society.”

  • 27 February 2019, 10:43 | Vatican | 

    Pope Benedict XVI to UGCC Patriarch: I pray every day for Ukraine

    On February 26, the Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI received Patriarch Sviatoslav in his premises at the Mater Ecclesiae Monastery in the Vatican.

  • 25 January 2019, 13:00 | International relations | 

    Head of UGCC and US Ambassador discuss religious and political situation in Ukraine

    The head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, Patriarch Sviatoslav, held a working meeting with the US Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Ukraine, Marie Yovanovitch, during which the parties discussed the situation in the socio-political and religious life of Ukraine. The meeting was held at the initiative of Marie Yovanovich, the Department of Information of the UGCC reports.

  • 21 January 2019, 13:54 | Interchurch relations | 

    Christians of different denominations assemble to pray for unity in UGCC church in Kyiv

    On January 20, 2019, within the framework of the Week of Prayers for the Unity of Christians, an inter-faith prayer service was held at the Church of St. Basil the Great of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church. The prayer service was jointly conducted by the Head of the UGCC, His Beatitude Sviatoslav, bishops and priests of the Greek Catholic and Roman Catholic, Orthodox, Lutheran, Armenian and other Churches, who, together with Christians throughout the world, make a common cause in their desire for the unity of Christians.

  • 18 January 2019, 15:04 | Interchurch relations | 

    Primates of UGCC and OCU advocate for deepening cooperation between Churches

    The Primate of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, Patriarch Svyatoslav, is confident that a new opportunity for the dialogue between the UGCC and the Orthodox Church of Ukraine has emerged. He also thinks unification with the Orthodox Church of Ukraine is possible.

  • 18 January 2019, 09:45 | UGCC | 

    Dialogue Heals Wounds – His Beatitude Sviatoslav presents his book in Kyiv

    On January 17, the book Dialogue Heals Wounds by the Primate of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church His Beatitude Sviatoslav was presented in Kyiv. The book is essentially a conversation between Primate of the UGCC and the Editor of the Polish Catholic News Agency, Krzysztof Tomashik, the Department of Information of the UGCC reports.

  • 8 January 2019, 10:41 | Interchurch relations | 

    Patriarch Sviatoslav: Unification of UGCC and OCU is quite feasible

    The Head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, Patriarch Sviatoslav (Shevchuk) does not think that the unity between the UGCC and the Orthodox Church of Ukraine in the long run is an utopian idea. The UGCC Primate expressed this position in the traditional Christmas interview for Channel 5, the Department of Information of the UGCC reports.