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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‘I asked the Pope to become a voice of Ukrainian peopleat the meeting with Putin,’Head of the UGCC wrote a letter to Pope

RISU - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 03:07
UGCC Patriarch Sviatoslav (Shevchuk) wrote a letter to Pope Francis on the eve of his meeting with President Vladimir Putin. Head of the UGCC said that the Ukrainian Church willclosely follow this meeting with great interest and pray for the Pope.
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‘I believe that the Pope will not lack courage to tell the truth in his conversation with Putin,’ a UGCC bishop states

RISU - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 02:05
KNA (Katholische Nachrichtagentur) media inquired about the expectations of the UGCC of Pope Francis’ meeting with Vladimir Putin that which is to happen this day.
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Eastern Catholic bishops of Europe expressed their solidarity with the people of Ukraine

RISU - Mon, 06/08/2015 - 04:19
Faced with the greatest humanitarian disaster since the fall of the totalitarian regime, His Beatitude Sviatoslav Shevchuk, Major Archbishop of Kyiv-Halyč, thanked his confrères for the prayers and spiritual closeness of the sister churches, and recalled the generosity of the various national Caritas organisations, calling for a renewed solidarity of the international community.
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“Christian Ukraine may become challenge for secularized Europe,” Patriarch Sviatoslav Shevchuk says

RISU - Thu, 06/04/2015 - 03:24
Ukrainians tend to occupy a prominent place in Europe as a Christian nation and the Christian Ukraine “may become a challenge for the awakening of secularized Europe.”
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OBNOVA Festival held in Chernivtsi

RISU - Tue, 06/02/2015 - 05:06
On May 31, a youth ethno-spiritual festival was held in Chernivtsi Skansen. Traditionally it is the feast of Pentecost and is organized by Obnova association.
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Monument to the Heroes of ATO and Maidan to rise in UGCC Zarvanytsia spiritual center

RISU - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 04:18
In one of the spiritual centers of Ternopil region a monument to the heroes of Heaven’s Hundred and ATO soldiers will be erected.
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Head of UGCC reports on events in Ukraine to Pope

RISU - Mon, 05/25/2015 - 05:50
On May 24-25, at the Vatican, the IX sessional meeting of the Ordinary Council of the Secretariat of the Synod of Bishops of the Catholic Church is held. The meeting is chaired by Pope Francis.
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