UGCC News

Religious Procession to be Held in Lviv to Mark Anniversary of UGCC’s Legalization

RISU - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 04:34
To mark the 25th anniversary of the emergence of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church from the underground, a religious procession will be held in Lviv on October 19, 2014.
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UGCC Bishop Dziurakh: Despite efforts of Moscow Patriarchate, ecumenical dialogue goes forward

RISU - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 10:21
"And this gives us hope that the ecumenical dialogue is moving forward despite the various difficult moments of crisis," concluded the Secretary of the Synod of Bishops of the UGCC.
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Chapel in memory of deceased Ukrainian soldiers consecrated in Kolomyia

RISU - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 02:16
On September 27, a chapel with a statue of the Mother of God dedicated to the soldiers who died in the ATO was consecrated in Kolomyia.
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Patriarch Svistoslav visited the Australian Parliament

RISU - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 04:30
During his pilgrimage to Australia Patriarch Svistoslav on 25 of september visited the Australian Parliament in Canberra.
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Ukrainian patriarch visits Canberra, pays tribute to MH17 dead

RISU - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 11:22
The leader of the Ukrainian Catholic Church has paid tribute to the victims of flight MH17 and expressed his condolences to the families of the Australian casualties during a historic visit to Canberra.
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Head of the UGCC calls on Australian Ukrainians not to be afraid to visit Ukraine

RISU - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 01:39
On September 18, during a visit to Australia, Patriarch Sviatoslav, head of the UGCC, told the Australian Ukrainians in Perth about real events in Ukraine and the spirit of freedom, which Ukrainian are fighting for step by step despite everything. He also spoke about how the war united all Ukrainians in the struggle for the independence of Ukraine.
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Cardinal Dolan urges U.S. Catholics to respond to the pleas of Ukraine’s Greek Catholic bishops

RISU - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 03:50
Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York has urged U.S. Catholics to listen to the “chilling” pleas of Greek Catholic bishops who say Ukraine is “flowing with blood” due to the Russian military’s actions, CNA informs.
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UGCC hierarchs urged Ukrainians to recover from corruption, and politics from populism

RISU - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 05:18
In the Synodal message as of September 13 to the faithful of the UGCC and all people of good will regarding the socio-political situation in Ukraine before the election, the hierarchs of the UGCC called the current situation in Ukraine a pilgrimage of the nation to true freedom.
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Patriarch Sviatoslav Shevchuk to visit Australia

RISU - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 02:53
For the first time Patriarch Sviatoslav will visit Ukrainians living in Australia. The two-week visit will begin on September 16.
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German Conference of Catholic Bishops called on international politicians to protect territorial integrity and sovereignty of Ukraine

RISU - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 05:44
The German Conference of Catholic Bishops called on international politicians to protect the territorial integrity and sovereignty of Ukraine. In their appeal bishops said that according to the Budapest Memorandum, the United States, Britain and Russia were the guarantors of the integrity of Ukraine, the agency Kirchensite.de informs.
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Presentation of the illustrated informational catalogue “To the Light of Resurrection through the Thorns of Catacombs: The Underground Activity and Reemergence of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church”

RISU - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 04:58
Presentation of the illustrated informational catalogue “To the Light of Resurrection through the Thorns of Catacombs: The Underground Activity and Reemergence of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church” (Svitlana Hurkina, Deputy Editor. Lviv: Ukrainian Catholic University Press, 2014. 144 pp.) will take place on September 10th at the Publishers Forum.
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Blessed Budka Biography Published

RISU - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 05:28
God’s Martyr, History’s Witness: Blessed Nykyta Budka the First Ukrainian Greek-Catholic Bishop of Canada has been published by the Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of Edmonton and the Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky Institute of Eastern Christian Studies.
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Movie about Cardinal Husar and His Classmates to Be Released in September

RISU - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 04:27
A pre-release screening of the film Jacob's Ladder was held in Kyiv. The main charachters of the documentary are three classmates - the former head of the UGCC Lubomyr Husar, the son of UPA (Ukrainian Insurgent Army) commander Yuriy Shuhevych, and a medic Borys Bilynsky.
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Bishop says Russian Orthodox are spreading Ukraine ‘misinformation’

RISU - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 11:44
The Russian Orthodox Church is helping to spread propaganda about the crisis in Ukraine, a Ukrainian Catholic bishop in Britain has said to Catholic Herald.
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His Beatitude Sviatoslav blessed the Monument of the Heavenly Hundred in Kyiv

RISU - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 02:56
On the 23rd anniversary of the independence of Ukraine, the Father and Head of the Ukrainian Greek-Catholic Church, His Beatitude Sviatoslav blessed a Memorial Cross of the Heavenly Hundred near the interconfessional Church of St. Mykola the Miracle Worker at the National Technical University of Ukraine.
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Ukraine needs the effective support of the global Christian community, - head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church

RISU - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 01:34
The head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church Patriarch Sviatoslav addressed Catholic episcopal conferences, political leaders and all people of good will regarding the situation in Ukraine and the accusations of Russian Orthodox Church against Greek Catholics.
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Every nation has a natural right to live independently - Patriarch Sviatoslav Shevchuk on the Independence Day of Ukraine

RISU - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 03:10
The message will be read on August 24 in all the churches of the UGCC.
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Pro-Russian mercenaries in Donetsk seize Monastery of the Sisters Servants

RISU - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 07:43
On Saturday, August 16, it became known that the premises of the monastery of All Saints of Ukrainian people of the Congregation of the Sisters Servants of Mary Immaculate in Donetsk was captured by the Pro-Russian mercenaries.
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