Pope Francis blesses Ukrainian military servicemen

RISU - Wed, 05/25/2016 - 05:03
Before the general audience on Wednesday, May 25, 2016, Pope Francis descended from the panoramic car, in which he moved between sectors in St. Peter's Square, and, while welcoming the pilgrims, approached the group of Ukrainian military.
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First UGCC community on Cyprus to serve Ukrainian liturgy

RISU - Wed, 05/25/2016 - 04:02
On May 30-31, Chair of Pastoral Migration Department of the UGCC Bishop Joseph (Milian), together with the Secretary of PMD Fr Andriy Gakh to make a working visit to Cyprus.
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“Every new political protégé promotes interests of certain oligarchs, which destroys the state,” - Head of the UGCC

RISU - Thu, 05/19/2016 - 04:05
The Head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church told it in an interview to Italian newspaper SettimanaNews.
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AUCCRO members met with students of Harvard University, who are interested in Ukraine

RISU - Thu, 05/19/2016 - 02:23
Representatives of the All-Ukrainian Council of Churches and Religious Organizations met with students oft Harvard University who are interested in the developments in Ukraine and united in the group “The Group for Tomorrow's Ukraine”. AUCCRO was represented by the head of the UGCC, Patriarch Sviatoslav, the Chief Rabbi of Ukraine Yaakov Dov Bleich, chairman of the Religious Administration of Muslims of Ukraine Ahmed Tamim and Kyivan Patriarchate Archbishop Yevstratiy (Zoria).
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Italians of Salerno give their ancient church to UGCC community

RISU - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 03:20
On this occasion the pastor and the Ukrainian community of Salerno extend sincere gratitude to the local Archbishop Luigi and all those who contributed to the action, website of the UGCC in Italy reports.
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Orthodox and Catholics of Kharkiv honor victims of Second World War

RISU - Mon, 05/09/2016 - 03:49
On May 8, in Kharkiv, representatives of three Christian denominations paid tribute to the deceased during the Second World War.
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Heads of Ukrainian Churches greet their faithful with Easter

RISU - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 03:10
On the eve of the Resurrection of Christ, Primates and bishops of the Ukrainian churches appealed to the faithful and the clergy with messages dedicated to this feast.
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Serving neighbor as Christ Himself - Center of Social Services blessed in Dnipropetrovsk

RISU - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 10:10
Today in Dnipropetrovsk the first non-state Ukrainian Unified Social Services Centre founded by Caritas Ukraine was opened. The center’s premises were blessed by Head of the UGCC, Patriarch Sviatoslav (Shevchuk). The premises will host 12 separate projects, whose purpose is to help needy residents of the area, regardless of their confessional or religious affiliation.
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Representatives of Pontifical Council Cor Unum to meet with IDPs from Donbas

RISU - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 04:23
Representatives of the Pontifical Council managing humanitarian initiatives of the Holy See have arrived to Kyiv. This visit is to facilitate the project of assistance to Ukraine.
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The UGCC head shared the Ukrainian journalists details on the collection Pope Francis announced

RISU - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 05:56
His Beatitude Sviatoslav is convinced that the most important thing is that the Holy Father broke the silence as to the war in Ukraine.
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The Ukrainian Way of Cross in Rome

RISU - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 05:38
Religious procession that is to be led by the students of the Ukrainian Papal College of St. Josaphat starts at 3 pm. The cross will carry the representatives of various religious orders and civic institutions.
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Young people should be at the forefront of fighting with corruption, first of all – in education, said the UGCC Head

RISU - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 14:02
As the UGCC has chosen the issue of countering the sin of corruption as central to its public message this year, on April 16, Patriarch Sviatoslav sent a special message to young people, urging them to be at the forefront of the liberation from the virus of corruption that has spread to all spheres of life, especially in education.
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The Ukrainian Cathiloc bishop of Australia will represent Caritas Australia in Nepal

RISU - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 05:09
Bishop Peter Stasiuk is the vice chair of Caritas Australia. He has been invited to attend the events in Kathmandu in a few weeks. About eight Bishops from other countries will attend as well.
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‘Adam’s dignity’ – a new book by Lubomyr (Husar) to be presented in Kyiv

RISU - Tue, 04/12/2016 - 04:08
On April 15, 2016, “Knyharnia Ye” bookstore of Kyiv will host a presentation of the book by Lubomyr (Husar) entitled “Adam’s dignity.” The presentation was organized by the UGCC Information Department and “Knyharnia Ye” bookstore (Lysenko str., 3). It is scheduled for 14.00.
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Pastors are called to help people heal from corruption – message of the Synod of Bishops

RISU - Thu, 04/07/2016 - 05:11
Pastors are called to help people heal from corruption, and the Holy Sacrament of Confession is a special hospitalto cure human conscience from all sins,”goes the Address of the Synod of Bishops of Kyiv-Galician Major Archbishopric of the UGCC" On overcoming of moral illness of corruption” as of April 6.
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Head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church issued a message on the Year of Mercy

RISU - Tue, 04/05/2016 - 04:38
Corruption that permeates almost all spheres of our national life, injustice in the courts, dishonesty at work, alcoholism and drug addiction, adultery and immorality, murder of the unborn, predatory attitude towards nature - unfortunately, this is not an exhaustive list of the national diseases that weaken the vitality of our nation, causing irreparable damage to present and future generations.
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Way of the Cross in Lviv gathered 50.000 participants

RISU - Mon, 04/04/2016 - 03:26
The motive of this year's Way of the Cross was the biography of Blessed Martyr Bishop Vasyl Velychkovsky, long-term prisoner of the Soviet GULAG.
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UGCC Head to Czech ambassador: Today, no one understands what is really happening in government

RISU - Fri, 04/01/2016 - 03:32
“The Ambassador showed his concern about the current social crisis in our country. In turn, I told, based on the results of AUCCRO trip to The Hague (Netherlands), how the Ukrainian church community tries to adopt an active civic stance,” His Beatitude Sviatoslav commented on the course of the meeting.
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