Knights of Columbus Donate $400,000 for Humanitarian Aid in Ukraine

RISU - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 03:24
Gifts by the Knights of $200,000 each to the Greek and Latin Rite Catholic communities of Ukraine are being used for humanitarian relief, including projects that feed and aid homeless children and refugees living on the streets of the capital city of Kyiv.
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Head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church during press conference in Rome calls on Christians to help end conflict

RISU - Mon, 02/23/2015 - 10:55
Archbishop Shevchuk also mentioned the words the Pope addressed to Ukraine’s bishops - “I am at your side and at your service”.
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Memorial service for Heaven’s Hundred Heroes performed at Ukrainian churches today

RISU - Fri, 02/20/2015 - 01:45
On the anniversary of the tragic shooting of peaceful protesters of the Revolution of Dignity on Maidan (Independence Square) Patriarch Filaret of Kyiv and All Rus-Ukraine blessed to perform in all churches of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church the memorial service in memory of fallen heroes of the Heaven’s Hundred on Friday, February 20, 2015.
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UGCC Patriarch told the head of Vatican State Secretariat about the real developments in Ukraine

RISU - Wed, 02/18/2015 - 03:08
On February 17, during the visit of the UGCC hierarchs to the Holy See – Ad Limina, the bishops of the UGCC Synod headed by Patriarch Sviatoslav visited the Vatican State Secretariat, as reported by the Information Department of the UGCC with reference to the press service of St Sophia community.
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UGCC Synod of Bishops and RCC Bishops in Ukraine make visit to Vatican

RISU - Mon, 02/16/2015 - 01:57
On February 16-21, the UGCC bishops led by His Beatitude Sviatoslav, Patriarch of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, are tovisit Rome for the purpose of pilgrimage to the tombs of the Apostles.
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Ukrainian Catholic Bishops in the U.S. Issue Appeal for Meditation, Fasting for Peace

RISU - Wed, 02/11/2015 - 03:00
The Ukrainian Catholic Bishops in the United States have issued an appeal to clergy, religious and faithful for meditation and fasting for Ukraine.
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Pope Francis is forced to be a careful diplomat, - Myroslav Marynovych, Ukrainian activist, former prisoner of Brezhnev camps

RISU - Tue, 02/10/2015 - 08:31
Former prisoner of Soviet camps Myroslav Marynovych criticized the Vatican's current position on the Ukrainian issues and words of Pope Francis, who following advisors called the bloodshed in Donbass "fratricidal", not mentioning while Russia as the aggressor.
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Monks offer Ukrainian soldiers spiritual rehabilitation in UGCC monasteries

RISU - Fri, 01/30/2015 - 03:45
Spiritual renewal includes a three-day training, prayer, meditation on the Holy Scriptures. These retreats take place in monasteries near Lviv and in Hoshivskyy monastery of Ivano-Frankivsk. Silence and prayer in the monastery arewhat now fighters need the most, monks believe.
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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
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Cardinal Husar visited IDPs in Kyiv

RISU - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 02:36
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