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  • 14 November 2011, 09:04 | UGCC | 

    Patriarch Sviatoslav Visits USA

    The primate will visit Wilmington (Delaware), Philadelphia and Washington.

  • 21 October 2011, 14:40 | UGCC | 

    Patriarch Sviatoslav Shevchuk inspects restoration work in St. Sophia Church in Rome

    Patriarch Sviatoslav Shevchuk, head of the UGCC, is convinced that the main task today is to preserve the heritage passed from our predecessors and to update and develop the ecclesial body.

  • 19 October 2011, 16:42 | Society-digest | 

    First Look at the New Ukrainian Catholic Catechism

    In June of this year, after ten years of preparation, the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church (UGCC) –the largest Eastern Catholic Church in union with the Pope of Rome– released its first official Catechism. EntitledChrist our Pascha, it received the unanimous support of all the Bishops of the Ukrainian Catholic Church and also was reviewed by the Eastern Congregation in Rome before publication. A description of the development process by the Patriarchal Catechetical Commission can be read here. Translation into other languages is proceeding, including Spanish, Russian, Portuguese and English.

  • 18 October 2011, 18:11 | Interview | 

    New Ukrainian Prelate Speaks of Hope for Church Unity

    Archbishop Sviatoslav Shevchuk discusses his role in fostering ‘unity of action.’

  • 15 October 2011, 15:37 | Church-state relations | 

    Patriarch Sviatoslav Criticizes Judiciary System in Ukraine

    “The present condition of judicial procedure is one of the deepest actual wounds of our state,” said the head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, Patriarch Sviatoslav (Shevchuk) commenting on the recent trials of Y. Tymoshenko and L. Lutsenko in an interview to UNIAN.

  • 13 October 2011, 18:51 | Analysis | 

    Putinism and the Ukrainian Catholic Church

    The Eastern Churches bear an aspect of the Christian faith that is profound and astonishingly rich, with the power to amaze a culture that wrongly presumes it has seen it all. I also believe our culture is in urgent need of the vast treasure and deep beauty that have been entrusted to these Churches.

  • 13 October 2011, 10:13 | UGCC | 

    Patriarch Sviatoslav Separates Politics From Process of Establishing One National Church

    One national church cannot be a political project implemented on the initiative of a politician, the head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church said.

  • 5 October 2011, 10:54 | UGCC | 

    Strategy of UGCC for Ten Years Will Concentrate on Active Parish Life

    The Synod of Bishops, according to the patriarch, decided to concentrate the efforts of the whole church on developing the living parish, which is “the best means to achieve the goals of evangelization.”

  • 26 September 2011, 14:00 | Ukrainians outside of Ukraine | 

    Ukrainian Greek Catholic Head Visits USA

    Head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church Patriarch Sviatoslav is making his first pastoral trip to the United States. The hierarch is visiting Chicago where he participates in the celebratory events on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the foundation of the Eparchy of St. Nicholas of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church.

  • 16 September 2011, 14:50 | Religion and society | 

    Patriarch Sviatoslav Shevchuk Takes First Place in Rating of Public Figures of Lviv Region

    The head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, Patriarch Sviatoslav Shevchuk took the first place in the rating of the public figures of the Lviv Region according to the version of a social-political information agency Mediastar.

  • 25 August 2011, 08:46 | Ukrainians outside of Ukraine | 

    Ukrainian Greek Catholic head meets with leaders of World Congress of Ukrainians

    On August 24, Independence Day, the гead of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church (UGCC), Patriarch Sviatoslav, received official representatives of the World Congress of Ukrainians.

  • 23 August 2011, 17:22 | Interchurch relations | 

    Official Meeting Between Ukrainian Greek Catholic and Orthodox Heads Held in Kyiv

    The head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, Patriarch Sviatoslav (Shevchuk), and the head of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church-Moscow Patriarchate (UOC-MP), Metropolitan Volodymyr (Sabodan), held an official meeting on August 23, 2011, at the residence of Metropolitan Volodymyr in the Kyiv Cave Monastery.

  • 22 August 2011, 09:18 | National religious question | 

    Ukrainian Greek Catholic head addresses Ukrainians on 20th anniversary of independence

    The head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, Patriarch Sviatoslav (Shevchuk,) published an address on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of Ukraine’s independence.

  • 22 July 2011, 15:29 | Interchurch relations | 

    UGCC head calls on faithful to celebrate baptism of Rus’ and ‘to reconcile with brothers in faith’

    Patriarch Sviatoslav (Shevchuk) in an address on the occasion of the St. Volodymyr’s Day and renewing baptismal vows called on the clergy, monks, and faithful of the church to take part in solemn services on July 28.

  • 21 July 2011, 16:53 | Religious relations | 

    UGCC head: We have to fight not against Islam but for strong Christianity

    “We have to fight not against Islam but for strong Christianity,” said the head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, Sviatoslav (Shevchuk), in an interview with RISU, stressing that the so-called Islamic threat against Christianity, especially in Ukraine, “is not as much an external question as it is an internal one.”

  • 18 July 2011, 16:08 | UGCC | 

    Patriarch Sviatoslav: Identity of UGCC is a testimony of the church when Christianity was not divided

    The head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church (UGCC) Patriarch Sviatoslav Shevchuk said in an interview with RISU that the identity of the UGGC is “the identity of Kyivan Christianity during Volodymyr's baptism, when the newly established church on the lands of Kyivan Rus’ was also a subsidiary of the church of the Patriarchate of Constantinople and, on the other hand, in communion with the Apostolic See.”

  • 18 July 2011, 13:03 | Interview | view photo | 

    His Beatitude Sviatoslav (Shevchuk): “I will continue to build the patriarchate”

    The following is an interview with head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church (UGCC), Patriarch Sviatoslav (Shevchuk), about his first one hundred days as primate, about his view on the identity of the UGCC, what the patriarchate means to church, how he sees the relations with the authorities and other churches, and more.

  • 13 July 2011, 09:36 | National religious question | 

    UGCC concerned 1000th anniversary of St. Sophia Cathedral will be celebrated by only one denomination

    Primate of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church (UGCC) Patriarch Sviatoslav (Shevchuk) appealed to Prime Minister of Ukraine Mykola Azarov and the first deputy of the Ministry for Regional Development and Building, head of the organizing committee for the celebration of the 1000th anniversary the St. Sophia Cathedral, Mykola Soroka, with a request to include in the anniversary celebration a Divine Liturgy with the participation of UGCC clergy and faithful.

  • 29 June 2011, 16:02 | UGCC | 

    UGCC head invites pope to visit Ukraine

    The head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, Sviatoslav (Shevchuk), has invited Pope Benedict XVI to visit Ukraine. The patriarch announced this during the celebrations in Lviv for the 10th anniversary of Pope John Paul II’s visit to Ukraine, Ukrainian News reports.

  • 27 June 2011, 09:09 | UGCC | view photo | view video | 

    40 thousand UGCC faithful in Lviv attend Divine Liturgy marking 10th anniversary of pope’s visit

    In Lviv, on June 26, close to 40 thousand faithful of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church (UGCC) attended a Divine Liturgy marking the 10th anniversary of Pope John Paul II’s visit to Ukraine, Interfax-Ukraine reports.