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Orthodox believers are leaving Moscow Patriarchate for UGCC in Estonia

RISU - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 03:49
Parishioners of the Estonian churches of the Moscow Patriarchate are leaving for the UGCC, away from the Kremlin propaganda.
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Getting rid of paternalism is a prerequisite of the one Local Orthodox Church, UGCC head

RISU - Tue, 04/14/2015 - 02:32
“That's why we, on the one hand, work and pray for unity between churches and on the other hand we declare the need for freedom of the Church and partnerships with our Ukrainian state,” said the patriarch.
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Regular interfaith prayer for peace and for the victims among Christians held in Kyiv

RISU - Thu, 04/09/2015 - 01:05
Traditional Prayer for Peace, initiated by the Community of Sant'Egidio was held on 8 April in the capital Roman Catholic Cathedral of St. Alexander. The prayer service was attended by clergy of the Roman, Greek Catholic and Lutheran churches, and faithful of various denominations.
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Church Leaders' Easter Messages to Ukrainians

RISU - Wed, 04/08/2015 - 05:39
Almost in every greeting the spiritual leaders mentioned war and encourage people that the Lord must grant us victory.
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ATO Soldiers have built a dugout chapel

RISU - Mon, 04/06/2015 - 06:58
A Greek Catholic Studite priest, Fr Orest (Salo) came up with the idea to build a chapel. The chaplain’s idea was brought in life by fighter Stepаn Babunych. He comes from Turka district, Lviv region, before the war he had worked with wood, so he led the entire construction process here.
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Head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church called for a truce during the Easter holidays

RISU - Mon, 04/06/2015 - 02:07
The head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church Sviatoslav (Shevchuk) supported the call of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission in Ukraine to declare a truce for the Easter holidays.
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UCU Student Fraternity invites youth from eastern and southern Ukraine for Easter

RISU - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 07:03
For the fifth consecutive year the UCU student fraternity invites guests from other regions in Ukraine to celebrate Easter together. This year the project will take place from April 10-13.
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Roman Catholics celebrate Palm Sunday in the main UGCC cathedral of Donbas

RISU - Tue, 03/31/2015 - 01:27
Roman Catholics of Donetsk celebrated Palm Sunday in the Cathedral of St. Mary of the UGCC on March 29, 2015 informspress service of the UGCC Donetsk Exarchate.
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Icons painted by prisoners presented in Ivano-Frankivsk

RISU - Tue, 03/24/2015 - 02:28
The All-Ukraine exhibition of icons and carvings made by people in prison has been presented in Ivano-Frankivsk
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Immaculate Conception Catholic School Students appeal to Michelle Obama to help free Nadia Savchenko

RISU - Fri, 03/20/2015 - 06:52
A group of elementary school students hope their voices will be heard by first lady Michelle Obama to help free an imprisoned female Ukrainian pilot, informs Jameson Cook from the Macomb Daily
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Blessed Nicholas Charnetsky Parish Launched in New Zealand

RISU - Tue, 03/17/2015 - 06:11
On 15th March 2015, Bishop Peter Stasiuk C.Ss.R. welcomed Fr. Ihor Kolisnyk C.Ss.R. to New Zealand and officially launched the new parish at 2 Glen Oaks, St. Heliers, Auckland, New Zealand. Fr. Ihor had only arrived in late February from the Redemptorist monastery in Lviv, Ukraine.
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Ukrainian Archbishop asks Vatican For Papal Stop During Pope’s Visit To Philadelphia

RISU - Tue, 03/17/2015 - 03:44
The archbishop says a visit from Pope Francis would give him an opportunity to pray for Christians suffering persecution in the Ukraine and throughout the Middle East.
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Thousands of people took part in Via Crucis in Lviv

RISU - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 02:50
On the Cross Sunday, a religious prayerful procession, traditionally organizes Lviv Archeparchy of the UGCC, was held with the support of Lviv City Council.
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New bishop for the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church

RISU - Thu, 03/12/2015 - 05:32
Pope Francis has given his assent to the canonical election by the Synod of the Ukrainian Greek-Catholic Church of Rev. Fr. Teodor (Taras) Martynyuk, M.S.U., as auxiliary of the archieparchy of Ternopil'-Zboriv.
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Church and state leaders expressed their condolences regarding the death of the Head of Ukrainian Diocese of the Armenian Apostolic Church

RISU - Mon, 03/09/2015 - 02:53
President Poroshenko and Prime Minister of Ukraine Yatsenyuk expressed condolences to the clergy and faithful of the Ukrainian Diocese of the Armenian Apostolic Church on the death of Head of the Diocese Archbishop Gregor Buniatyan.
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Ukraine is like a man who is being beaten and Europe is like those who pass by, Bishop Stefan (Meniok)

RISU - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 08:18
“During our visit to the Vatican I was approached in the temple by local journalists and asked about the situation in Ukraine. And they said that Ukraine is like a man who was beaten and Europe was like those who passed by.”
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