Representatives of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church prayed for victims of Paris attacks at Notre Dame de Paris

RISU - Mon, 11/16/2015 - 04:50
On Sunday 15 November, Bishop Borys Gudziak prayed in the Cathedral of Notre Dame for the victims of terrorist attacks in Paris. Cardinal Andre Vingt-Trois, archbishop of Paris led the mass. 129 people killed in a wave of terror attacks Friday night.
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Deputies voted for the anti-human ideology of gender – UGCC head comments on "anti-discrimination" amendment to Labor Code

RISU - Fri, 11/13/2015 - 06:47
Deputies voted for the anti-human ideology of gender – UGCC head comments on "anti-discrimination" amendment to Labor Code
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Holodomor Memorial unveiled near US Congress

RISU - Mon, 11/09/2015 - 03:40
At the heart of the US capital Washington, DC,theMemorial to the Victims of Holodomor-Genocide of 1932-1933 in Ukraine,a nine-meter monument representing a massive bronze corn field, was inaugurated on November 7. The monument was installed near the building of the Congress, next to the Central Station (Union Station), through which millions of people get to the capital of the United States every year.
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New Ukrainian Metropolitan of Poland

RISU - Sat, 11/07/2015 - 17:53
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Ukraine chief rabbi named two things one needs to learn from Andrey Sheptytsky

RISU - Mon, 11/02/2015 - 02:45
Metropolitan Andrey is a man of peace. He advocated the cooperation of all denominations and faiths. He did not divide people either by nationality or by religion.
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A book by Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky on travel to the Holy Land republished in Ivano-Frankivsk

RISU - Mon, 11/02/2015 - 02:08
This is the story of a pilgrimage of a large group of Galicia natives that included 566 people - 500 Ukrainians and 66 Poles, to the Holy Land, which was organized in 1906 by the Metropolitan Andrey.
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Priest elected from Fatherland party will be forced to leave

RISU - Fri, 10/30/2015 - 02:31
By the results of the parliamentary elections, Father Volodymyr Hrynda, a Greek Catholic priest, will sit for Fatherland party in Ternopil city council.
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Reconciliation praying at Lviv Ukrainian and Polish military cemeteries

RISU - Thu, 10/29/2015 - 08:37
Ukrainians and Poles will pray jointly in a traditional event held at the Lviv military cemetery of Polish and Ukrainian Galician Army servicemen on Nov. 1.
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“Metropolitan Sheptytskyy: 1923-1939. Testing ideals” to be presented in Kyiv

RISU - Tue, 10/27/2015 - 01:57
A book by Lviv historian LilianaHentoshtitled “Metropolitan Sheptytskyy: 1923-1939. Testing ideals" will be presented on October 30 in Kyiv, at 17:00 in the main (red) building of yivTaras Shevchenko National University, History Department. The event will take place within the international conference dedicated to the 150thanniversary of Andrey Sheptytskyy
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Head of the UGCC explained why divorced and re-married cannot receive communion

RISU - Thu, 10/22/2015 - 02:42
We are absolutely unanimous in saying that the one who lives in a state of grave sin, whether we are talking about the situation of divorced and re-married, or about any other sin on God's commandments, the teaching of the Church is unchanged - in a state of grave sin no one can receive the Holy Communion.
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Patriarch Sviatoslav :“Matters of faith and morals cannot be decentralized”

RISU - Thu, 10/22/2015 - 02:03
Matters of faith and morals cannot be decentralized. Each individual church community in every particular country cannot have their own separate faith or their separate morality. This belief was expressed by the Father and Head of the UGCC, Patriarch Sviatoslav in his interview to Vatican Radio, as he commented on Pope Francis’ words on decentralization in the Church.
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The UGCC to punish priests who fail to withdraw from elections

RISU - Mon, 10/19/2015 - 03:06
Secretary of the Synod noted that such activities of the clergy, except that do not meet the Church teaching, “also distress the faithful people, and undermine the authority of the Church in the eyes of the citizens of Ukraine.”
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Elections 2015: over 30 priests are standing for elections in Lviv

RISU - Fri, 10/16/2015 - 02:58
However, according to experts, the clergymen’s race for local government is not beneficial either for the Church or society. Those fathers who can infuse fresh moral force are not deputies. One can protect a parish in many other ways.
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Pope Francis tells the UGCC head that Ukraine to remain forever in his heart

RISU - Thu, 10/15/2015 - 08:44
The UGCC Patriarch thanked His Holiness for proclamation of the heroic virtues of Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytskyy.
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UGCC head blesses St. Volodymyr’s monument in Rome

RISU - Mon, 10/12/2015 - 03:34
In the territory of St Sophia Cathedral in Rome, on 11 October 2015 after the Hierarchical Liturgy led by UGCC Primate Patriarch Sviatoslav (Shevchuk) the monument to St. Volodymyr the Great was consecrated on the occasion of the millennium of his eternal repose.
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Local people in ATO zone ask authorities to set up a Greek Catholic parish, Head of the UGCC says

RISU - Mon, 10/12/2015 - 03:06
Residents of the liberated Donbas territories have positive attitude towards the activities of Greek Catholic priests. Many people even turn to the authorities asking to help them organize a UGCC parish.
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Clergy and faithful of different denominations prayed together at St. Michael's Square in Kyiv

RISU - Sun, 10/11/2015 - 11:46
An ecumenical prayer with the intention of Christian unity and peace in Ukraine, by the intercession of the Blessed Martha Vetska.
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"The Church should not be afraid to speak the truth about marriage and the family", bishop Hlib Lonchyna

RISU - Sat, 10/10/2015 - 07:26
The bishop of the Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of Holy Family of London Hlib (Lonchyna) reporting during the general meeting of the Synod of Bishops on October 9 streesed on mercy and truth as key concepts to take into account in teaching on marriage.
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