UGCC News

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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UGCC Responds to Patriarch Kirill's Accusations

RISU - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 09:32
Patriarch Kirill of the Russian Orthodox Church, has recently called upon the Primates of Orthodox Churches to protect Orthodox Christians in Eastern Ukraine from "uniates" and "schismatics."
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Ukraine's Catholic leaders back military campaign 'to protect our homeland against Russia'

RISU - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 04:08
The secretary general of the Greek Catholic Synod of Bishops, Bishop Bogdan Dziurach, told The Tablet that his church had designated around 70 priests for military work, of whom a dozen were currently serving in the eastern conflict zone.
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Monument to Cardinal Lubachivsky unveiled in his home town

RISU - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 04:05
Head of the UGCC Sviatoslav Shevchuk on August 10 in the town of Dolyna, Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast, took part in the celebration of the 100th anniversary of the birth of Cardinal Ivan Myroslav Lubachivsky, head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church (1984-2000).
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New Bishop Named For The Ukrainian Catholics In Parma

RISU - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 07:40
The Holy Father Francis appointed as Bishop of Saint Josaphat in Parma of the Ukrainians (USA), the Rev. Fr. Bohdan Danylo, from the clergy of Stamford Eparchy of the Ukrainians, the present Rector of the Seminary of St. Basil in the same eparchy.
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Anti-mobilization protests in western Ukraine led by Dognal group

RISU - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 01:18
The Dognal sect again stepped up its activities in western Ukraine. This time, its representatives lead protests against mobilization and demand to stop the Anti-Terrorist Operation in eastern Ukraine under the guise of the movement of Soldiers' Mothers.
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In Krylos (ancient Halych) for the first time in hundreds of years a bishop will be ordained

RISU - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 06:45
The last time a bishop was ordained in Halychthe time of King Danylo (thirteenth century).
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Bishop Borys Gudziak Expresses His Condolences to All Families and Fellow Citizens of the Victims of the Terrorist Attack

RISU - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 06:02
"On behalf of all of the faithful of the Ukrainian Greek-Catholic Eparchy in France, Belgium, Luxembourg, Netherlands, and Switzerland, and in the name of all Ukrainians in these lands, I express our heartfelt condolences and spiritual solidarity.
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We will overcome everything, God and truth are with us, said Arseniy Yatsenuyk to young people in Zarvanytsya

RISU - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 02:15
On July 20, Prime Minister of Ukraine Yatsenyuk joined the All-Ukrainian Pilgrimage to Zarvanytsya in Ternopil. Along with tens of thousands of believers, he participated in the Liturgy of the Virgin Mary’s spiritual center of Zarvanytsya.
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A Christian’s duty is to defend his land during military confrontation, UGCC head addressed young people in Zarvanytsia

RISU - Sun, 07/20/2014 - 02:36
A Christian has no right to be an initiator of murder, because it is always evil. But, in particular, in the military confrontation, a Christian has a responsibility to defend his land and their people in the ways and means proportionate to the attack, said His Beatitude Sviatoslav, Head of the UGCC, answering questions by young people during this year's Ukrainian Youth Pilgrimage to Zarvanytsya.
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UGCC Head expressed his condolences to the victims of aircrash in Donetsk region

RISU - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 08:23
On behalf of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church Patriarch Sviatoslav (Shevchuk) expressed condolences to the families and friends of those killed in the plane crash in Donetsk region and urged the international community to do everything possible to stop armed aggression against Ukraine. This was stated in his letter to the ambassadors of foreign countries, published by the UGCC Information Department.
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UGCC Bishop remembers the deceased passengers of Boeing near the Dutch Embassy

RISU - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 07:54
On July 18, Bishop Bohdan (Dziurakh), Secretary of the Synod of Bishops of the UGCC, prayed for the repose of the victims of the terrorists attack on Boeing 777 in front of the Embassy of the Netherlands in Kyiv.
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