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.
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.
St. Anthony Social House will appear on Volodymyr the Great’s street, near the Church of St Peter, where the Greek Catholic Franciscans serve.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church told it in an interview to Italian newspaper SettimanaNews.
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).
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.
On May 8, in Kharkiv, representatives of three Christian denominations paid tribute to the deceased during the Second World War.
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.
Today in Dnipropetrovsk the first non-state Ukrainian Unified Social Services Centre founded by Caritas Ukraine was opened. The center’s premises were blessed by Head of the UGCC, Patriarch Sviatoslav (Shevchuk). The premises will host 12 separate projects, whose purpose is to help needy residents of the area, regardless of their confessional or religious affiliation.
Representatives of the Pontifical Council managing humanitarian initiatives of the Holy See have arrived to Kyiv. This visit is to facilitate the project of assistance to Ukraine.
His Beatitude Sviatoslav is convinced that the most important thing is that the Holy Father broke the silence as to the war in Ukraine.
Religious procession that is to be led by the students of the Ukrainian Papal College of St. Josaphat starts at 3 pm. The cross will carry the representatives of various religious orders and civic institutions.
As the UGCC has chosen the issue of countering the sin of corruption as central to its public message this year, on April 16, Patriarch Sviatoslav sent a special message to young people, urging them to be at the forefront of the liberation from the virus of corruption that has spread to all spheres of life, especially in education.