UGCC News

Kamyanets-Podilsk Diocese of UGCC solemnly established in Khmelnytskyy

RISU - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 01:42
On February 7, a historic event took place in the church of the Nativity of the Holy Theotokos - Kamyanets-Podilsk Diocese of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church was established.
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The Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky Institute Institute Hopes Pope will Raise Issues during meeting with Patriarch Kirill

RISU - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 16:18
Statement of the Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky Institute of Eastern Christian Studies Regarding the Meeting of Pope Francis and Patriarch Kirill of Moscow in Cuba
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Ukrainian Patriarch Remains Hopeful about Meeting between the Pope and the Moscow Patriarch

RISU - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 15:26
The UGCC Media Department has released the following reaction of Patriarch Sviatoslav Shevchuk to the announcement of the upcoming meeting of Pope Francis with Patriarch Kiril of Moscow, in Havana, Cuba.
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UGCC hierarchs gave last warning to authorities, and asked Ukrainians not to fall in despair

RISU - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 01:48
Synod of the UGCC hierarchs appealed on February 4 to public officials, politicians and civil community in Ukraine with the last warning to the authorities and urged Ukrainians neither get disappointed nor fall in despair: “Now it is the deadline for authorities to change their minds in order to pass the point of no return, at which one can build a truly independent country without the devastating effects of the post-Soviet traumas.”
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“Protests near our church in Donetsk is an attempt to scare the faithful” – Greek Catholic bishop

RISU - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 03:20
Bishop Stepan said that in Donetsk Greek Catholics were actively engaged in charity.
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UGCC has a new bishop

RISU - Thu, 01/14/2016 - 05:42
He studied philosophy in Krakow (Poland), theology in Tuhiv (Poland) and Innsbruck (Austria), where he received a master's degree.
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UGCC Head: "Ukrainians are heroes who are building their future"

RISU - Mon, 01/11/2016 - 01:38
Head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church Patriarch Sviatoslav said it on Sunday during a sermon to the faithful in the Patriarchal Cathedral of the Resurrection of Christ.
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Students of the Ukrainian Catholic University invite to Christmas Eve about 600 homeless and lonely people

RISU - Fri, 01/01/2016 - 02:41
As part of the charity event “Bethlehem feast” students of the Ukrainian Catholic University invited 600 homeless people to spend Christmas Eve together.
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Israelis learned more about saving of Jews by Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytskyy of UGCC

RISU - Tue, 12/29/2015 - 03:10
More than 1,300 Israelis have taken part in the educational festival ‘Limud-2015’, held in Kibbutz Ginosar on Lake Kineret. One of the sponsors of this cultural project with a record number of participants was the organization ‘Ukrainian Jewish Encounter’.
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UGCC Head proclaimed Ecumenical Concept of UGCC

RISU - Mon, 12/28/2015 - 03:41
Synod of Bishops of the UGCC, held in Ivano-Frankivsk from August 31 to September 6, 2015, discussed and approved for the term of five years the Ecumenical Concept of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church. The document was published by the Information Department on December 25.
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Nuncio Claudio Gugerotti intends to help to build the bridge of understanding between the Roman and Greek Catholics in Ukraine

RISU - Wed, 12/23/2015 - 09:02
The new nuncio to Ukraine archbishop Claudio Gugerotti stressed in the interview to CREDO magazine the importance of good relations between the Roman and the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Churches.
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Military chaplains are workers for peace - Apostolic Nuncio Claudio Gugerotti

RISU - Fri, 12/18/2015 - 17:12
The papal legate had the opportunity to talk with military chaplains about the difficulties and needs in the ​​ATO zone and thanked the priests for their service in the East of Ukraine. "You are the workers for world. Going to a war zone, you are bringing peace!” said the Apostolic Nuncio in his address to chaplains.
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Union of Kharkiv-Poltava Eparchy of UAOC and UGCC is imminent - Patriarch Sviatoslav addresses autocephalous clergy

RISU - Fri, 12/18/2015 - 02:15
At the initiative of Patriarch Sviatoslav (Shevchuk), Head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, on December 17, the Patriarchy of the UGCC hosted the meeting with clergymen of the Kharkiv-Poltava Eparchy of the UAOC.
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UGCC chaplains to be conferred on the awarded honorary award "Military Chaplain Cross " On December 15, 2015 one hundred twenty military chaplains of the UGCC who have performed and now perform their service in the ATO zone will receive the Hon

RISU - Tue, 12/15/2015 - 02:25
On December 15, 2015 one hundred twenty military chaplains of the UGCC who have performed and now perform their service in the ATO zone will receive the Honorary Award “Military Chaplain Cross” from the hands of Patriarch Sviatoslav.
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New UGCC Diocese in Ukraine

RISU - Fri, 12/11/2015 - 05:27
On Friday, December 11, 2015, the Vatican announced that the Holy Father blessed the decision of the Synod of Bishops on the establishment of Kamyanets-Podilsk diocese with its headquarters in the city of Khmelnitskyy, by its separation from territory of Ternopil-Zboriv Archdiocese and subordinating to this Metropolitan See.
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UCU President Borys Gudziak receives “Novoye Vremya People 2015” award

RISU - Fri, 12/11/2015 - 04:27
Within the special project “People of the Year”, the editorial of Novoye Vremya (New Time) magazine conferred on UCU President Borys Gudziak the “Novoye Vremya People 2015" award for the establishment of Ukrainian university according to European standards.
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Bishops of the Roman Catholic Church urge everyone to publicly witness to the beauty of family life

RISU - Fri, 12/11/2015 - 03:20
We, the Catholic bishops of Ukraine, defending the dignity of the human person created as man or woman in the image of God, and taking care of sanctity and dignity of the family, aware of our duty to God and the fate of future generations, warn Ukrainian society of the danger of a new ideological enslavement of our people.
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The ancient Ukrainian icon "Doors of Mercy" brought to the Vatican for the opening of the Jubilee Year of Mercy

RISU - Mon, 12/07/2015 - 16:18
The image of the Virgin Mary and Jesus Christ, which dates from the seventeenth century, comes from the cathedral of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church in the Polish city of Jaroslaw.
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UGCC Head to authority: do not deprive people of their last livelihoods

RISU - Mon, 11/30/2015 - 03:45
Head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church Patriarch Sviatoslav urged Ukrainian authorities not to shift the burden of the current problems on the shoulders of the weakest and most vulnerable people.
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UGCC organizes church-wide anticorruption movement

RISU - Fri, 11/27/2015 - 07:51
The Sixty-ninth session of the Synod of Bishops of the Kyiv-Galician Major Archbishopric of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church was held at Patriarch Yosyp Slipyy Retreat Center in Lviv-Bryukhovychi on November 24-25, 2015, UGCC website reports.
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