Patriarch Filaret and UGCC Synod of Bishops strongly condemn recent bloodshed near Ukrainian Parliament

RISU - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 03:02
Patriarch Filaret of Kyiv and All Rus-Ukraine of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Kyiv Patriarchate and the Synod of Bishops of theUkrainianGreek Catholic Church, which is being held these days in Ivano-Frankivsk, condemn the use of grenades and firearms during today's meeting by the walls of the Ukrainian Parliament, which resulted in death of one National Guard soldier and injuries of dozens of people according to media reports.
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UGCC Patriarch outlines two major tasks of the strategic UGCC Patriarchal Council

RISU - Tue, 08/25/2015 - 04:05
The UGCC Council entitled “Vibrant Parish as a place to meet the living Christ,” which has started its work today in Ivano-Frankivsk, has brought together 250 delegates from 57 countries. The Council is chaired by Head of the UGCC Patriarch Sviatoslav.
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Latin and Byzantine Catholic religious orders of Ukraine to meet in Lviv for a joint assembly

RISU - Fri, 08/21/2015 - 05:54
The Assembly is scheduled for September 14-18, 2015.A total of 600 people are to participate in the assembly: 300 members of the Roman Catholic and from the Greek Catholic Churches each.
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UGCC Patriarchal Council gathering delegates from 57 countries to become examination of good conscience for the Church

RISU - Fri, 08/21/2015 - 05:30
A program of this conspicuous church assemblywas made public by Secretary of the Patriarchal Council mitered archpriest Oleg Kaskiv at a press conference on August 20.
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UGCC is the only Church that preserved continuity of Kyivan tradition, Archbishop Ihor (Isichenko)syays

RISU - Fri, 08/21/2015 - 03:40
In an interview for the newspaper Verhovinsky novyny Archbishop Ihor (Isichenko), ruling bishop ofKharkiv-Poltava Eparchy of the Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Church (Renewed), expressed his views on the search of a model of interchurch relations in Ukraine, “Religion in Ukraine” reports.
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UGCC focuses on active parish life

RISU - Thu, 08/13/2015 - 07:45
Head of the UGCC Patriarch Sviatoslav said in his interview for the film “Face of the living Church”that the creative team of Zhyve.TV is working on.The first night of the film is scheduled for August 25 during the VI session of the Patriarchal Council of the UGCC.
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UGCC Patriarch and Ukraine’s President unveil Metropolitan Sheptytskyy’s monument

RISU - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 07:19
On July 29, a monument to Metropolitan Andriy Sheptytskyy, whose 150th anniversary celebrated today at the church and state levels, was solemnly unveiled today in Lviv.
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70 thousand pilgrims to attend celebrations of Sheptytskyy’s 150th anniversary in Lviv

RISU - Mon, 07/27/2015 - 07:32
From 50 to 70 thousand visitors are expected to come to Lviv to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky.
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Tatar-Polish-Jewish-Ukrainian Youth seminar started near Lviv

RISU - Thu, 07/23/2015 - 03:14
On July 22, the jubilee (tenth) Tatar-Polish-Jewish-Ukrainian inter-religious youth seminar titled “The Ark” held under the slogan “Do justice when striving for peace” was officially opened at the Holy Dormition Lavra of Studite monastery in the village of Univ.
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Pope declares Ukrainian church leader 'venerable'

RISU - Sat, 07/18/2015 - 02:32
Pope Francis has signed a decree declaring "venerable" Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky, who led the Ukrainian Catholic Church in the tumultuous period of both world wars and at the beginning of Soviet occupation, Cindy Wooden of CNS reports.
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Head of the UGCC visits Spain

RISU - Thu, 07/09/2015 - 02:11
Head of the UGCC Sviatoslav (Shevchuk) on July 6 started his official pastoral visit to Spain. He is accompanied by sishop Dionysius (Liakhovich), Apostolic Visitor for the Ukrainian in Italy and Spain, the Information Department of the UGCC informs.
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UGCC Patriarch led the festivities on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the founding of a parish in Ohio, USA

RISU - Mon, 06/22/2015 - 02:10
From 19 to 22 June 2015, Patriarch Sviatoslav is making a pastoral visit to the Ukrainian Diocese of St. Josaphat in Parma. During the visit, the patriarch led jubilee celebrations to mark the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Holy Spirit parish in the city of Akron (Ohio).
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UGCC expects Poland to be Ukraine’s strategic partner and advocate

RISU - Wed, 06/17/2015 - 02:09
UGCC Head Patriarch Sviatoslav expresses hope that the newly elected President of Poland Andrzej Duda will maintain friendly, good-neighborly relations with Ukraine.
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RISU - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 03:25
In the follow-up to the meeting of representatives of the Catholic Church of Poland and Ukraine held June 9, 2015, Ukrainian and Polish bishops signed a joint communiqué.
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