UGCC News

“Russia should realize: war will be equally terrible for everyone,” Liubomyr (Husar)

RISU - Wed, 07/13/2016 - 02:23
There is a difference between peace and truce. The truce is a nonaggression pact. But this is not the desired solution. To achieve peace, both sides involved should strive for it. It cannot be so that one side wanted peace, and the other did the service: “Well, you are not going to attack.” This is only a truce. There will be no peace if only one side wants it.”
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Greek Catholics allocated a land for a church in Zaporizhya

RISU - Fri, 07/01/2016 - 04:34
Father Andriy Buhvak told our correspondent in Zaporizhya Olena Piddubna: “We are starting to work on the project design. This is a big job, but very happy for us.”
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Tribute to memory of a volunteer soldier paid at a church in Paris

RISU - Thu, 06/30/2016 - 03:29
Both Ukrainian and French paid tribute to the memory of the opera singer Vasyl Slipak, who died from sniper bullets at the outskirts of Debaltseve. It has been reported by TSN.
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Priests of seven churches shoot an ecumenical video for the sake of Ukraine’s unity

RISU - Wed, 06/29/2016 - 02:44
In Dnipro city, representatives of seven Christian denominations, united in the Council of Christian Churches of Dnipropetrovsk Region, presented a video entitled “Our Father” as part of a joint project,” RISU correspondent Sofia Bohutska reports.
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Cardinal Parolin: I saw Christian culture, dialogue and brotherly solidarity in Ukraine

RISU - Tue, 06/21/2016 - 06:43
The cardinal recalled that in the last century Ukrainian people became martyrs who endured the madness of Nazism and Communism, famine and turmoil of the Chernobyl disaster.
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The international conference on ‘Lviv Sobor’ held in Vienna

RISU - Tue, 06/07/2016 - 07:57
Official Russian Orthodox representatives were invited but did not attend in person, presenting their papers in absentia, thus making any kind of personal dialogue or conversation during the conference impossible.
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Franciscans build Social House in Ternopil

RISU - Mon, 06/06/2016 - 04:25
St. Anthony Social House will appear on Volodymyr the Great’s street, near the Church of St Peter, where the Greek Catholic Franciscans serve.
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Ukrainians urge Poles to establish a common Day of Remembrance of Ukrainian-Polish conflict

RISU - Fri, 06/03/2016 - 01:41
On June 2, Heads of Churches, former Presidents of Ukraine and known state and public figures, intellectuals issued an appeal to the state leadership of Poland and Polish community.
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Church shot with pneumatic weapon in Cherkasy

RISU - Tue, 05/31/2016 - 03:27
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UGCC Synod session begins in USA

RISU - Sun, 05/29/2016 - 03:26
On Saturday, the UGCC Synod opened its regular session in Chicago. The tradition to hold session of the Permanent Synod of the UGCC in different dioceses has already existed for many years and has proven to be beneficial for the episcopate, and for the local church community, the Information Department of the UGCC reports.
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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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