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  • 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.

  • 30 December 2018, 12:05 | Interchurch relations | 

    Primates of OCU and UGCC agree to develop a roadmap for cooperation

    Metropolitan Epifaniy of the Orthodox Church of Ukraine and Patriarch Svyatoslav of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church have already met and agreed to work out a roadmap to deepen the relations between the two Churches.

  • 19 December 2018, 13:16 | Religion and policy | 

    Ukrainian Greek Catholics prepared Voter Memo, moral benchmark, for upcoming Presidential election

    At the national Transformation of Ukraine forum, Patriarch Svyatoslav of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church presented the main points of the Voter Memo which the believers have made and which will serve as a moral benchmark for the next presidential election in Ukraine.

  • 19 December 2018, 13:05 | Interchurch relations | 

    UGCC Head: Now Greek Catholics and Orthodox will in one voice tell truth about Ukraine

    On December 17, 2018, His Beatitude Svyatoslav, the Primate of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, met with Eduard Hooks, the Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to Ukraine, at the latter’s request, in the administrative building of the Patriarchal Center of the UGCC in Kyiv. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss the social and religious situation in Ukraine. It was reported by the Department of Information of the UGCC.

  • 7 December 2018, 11:58 | Charity, social service | 

    Head of UGCC calls on faithful to make donations to Andriyiv Hrish Fund to help victims of war

    The Primate of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, His Beatitude Sviatoslav has appealed to all faithful and people of good will who wish to help those affected by the war in Ukraine, to make donations to the Andriyiv Hrish Fund which was instituted by His Beatitude Lubomyr of the blessed memory.

  • 27 November 2018, 17:00 | Interchurch relations | 

    Head of UGCC gifted Galician Gospel to Primate of UAOC

    On November 26, 2018, in Lviv, on the initiative of His Beatitude Svyatoslav, Primate of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, a meeting with Metropolitan Makary, Primate of the Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Church, was conducted. The purpose of the visit of the Head of the UGCC is to present the facsimile edition of the Galician Gospel of 1144.

  • 25 November 2018, 15:42 | International relations | 

    Head of UGCC and Argentinean officials discussed Holodomor and socio-political situation in Ukraine

    On November 24, 2018, Patriarch Sviatoslav met with representatives of the Government of Argentina, the Embassy in Ukraine and the Ukrainian Diaspora from Argentina in the Patriarchal Residence of the Patriarchal Center of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church in Kyiv.

  • 21 November 2018, 13:14 | Miracles | view photo | view video | 

    Naples miracle: St Januarius' blood melts in Patriarch Sviatoslav’s hands

    On Sunday, November 18, the Ukrainian community in Italy marked the 85th anniversary of the Holodomor. On this occasion, Cardinal Crescenzio Sepe, Archbishop of Naples, displayed for veneration the most important relic of his eparchy - a vial with the blood of a saint, Martyr Januarius. At the final moment of laying the relics into the repository, the blood clot of Saint Januarius dissolved in the hands of Patriarch Sviatoslav, according to the Department of Information of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church.