UGCC News

Canadians build 'Home of Hope' for Ukrainian girls targeted by traffickers

RISU - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 11:51
The Winnipeg chapter of the Ukrainian Catholic Women's League of Canada is putting on a fundraising breakfast to help vulnerable girls in Lviv, Ukraine, who could fall prey to human traffickers. The Home of Hope is being run by the Sister Servants of Mary Immaculate, CBC Manitoba informs.
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$15,000 reported stolen from Ukrainian Catholic church in Canada

RISU - Tue, 01/20/2015 - 03:39
$15,000 in cash and donation cheques was reported stolen from an Oakville church earlier this month.
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Head of the UGCC extends condolences to French people in connection with terrorist attack on CHARLIE HEBDO

RISU - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 02:09
"It is with great pain that I learned the terrible news about the terrorist attacks in France. On behalf of all the bishops and the faithful of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, I wish to join in prayer to the suffering of the families afflictedby grief and sorrow, to all the sisters and brothers of our beloved French people,” writes head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church Patriarch Sviatoslav in a letter of condolences to Monsignor Georges Pontier, Archbishop of Marseille, Chairman of the Bishops' Conference of France.
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Head of the UGCC: "Society should encourage disclosureof Heavenly Hundred shooting"

RISU - Fri, 01/09/2015 - 02:42
In investigating the shooting of the HeavenlyHundred Ukrainian society needs justice, not revenge. It was said by head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church Patriarch Sviatoslav in his interview with Channel 5 on Christmas.
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Cardinal Huzar: “Help Donbas refugees, and they will become apostles of Ukraine unity”

RISU - Thu, 01/08/2015 - 11:24
Many Ukrainians were brought up to dislike Ukraine. Their opinion can be changed only by doing good things to them and raising life standards, Cardinal Liubomyr Huzar, the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, told Radio Svoboda.
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UGCC priest was seated in electric chair in Donetsk

RISU - Mon, 12/22/2014 - 02:11
The priests of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church were tortured,a UGCC priest was seated in an electric chair, but the occupied part of Donbas has not been left without pastoral care. It was stated the head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church Patriarch Sviatoslav in an interview with the Internet newspaper Censor.net.
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Cardinal Husar visited IDPs in Kyiv

RISU - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 02:36
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Cardinal Christoph Schönborn: The fate of Ukraine regards all of us

RISU - Fri, 12/12/2014 - 08:47
What struck me the most during this visit, when meeting people – was their Hope and Strong Will never again to be enslaved, and their deep Faith that the Lord God has not forsaken them! And we shall not forget them, for their fate pertains to all of us!
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Yatseniuk meets Papal Legate to mark 25th anniversary of Ukrainian-Greek Catholic Church’s liberation

RISU - Fri, 12/12/2014 - 05:34
The Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatseniuk met with Papal Legate Cardinal Christoph Schonborn to mark the 25th anniversary of the liberation of the Ukrainian Greek-Catholic Church.
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Papal legate to visit Ukraine on 25th anniversary of UGCC legalization

RISU - Mon, 12/08/2014 - 02:00
Pope Francis sends his legate - Cardinal ChristophSchönborn, Archbishop of Vienna,to Ukraine on December 10 to mark the 25th anniversary of the legalization of the UGCC.
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Russian Orthodox spokesman comments on Pope’s wish for meeting with patriarch

RISU - Wed, 12/03/2014 - 07:08
Responding to Pope Francis’s stated desire to meet with Patriarch Kirill whenever the Russian prelate is ready, a spokesman for the Moscow patriarchate criticized the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, the largest of the Eastern Catholic churches in full communion with the Holy See.
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Head of UGCC Commission for Promoting Christian Unity: Political Conflict Should Not Be Transfered to Religious Ground

RISU - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 01:53
The meeting was dedicated to the 50th anniversary of the conciliar Decree on Ecumenism, the publication of which was a turning point in interfaith relations and which, in fact, opened a new page in relations between the Churches. “Is half a century much or little?”-Representatives of denominations wondered.
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Pope Francis will visit Ukrainian Catholic Archeparchy in Philadelphia

RISU - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 10:56
“As a diocese, we are going to speak and celebrate the faith in the context of martyrdom when our church (in Ukraine) was in the catacombs during all those years under communism.”
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