UGCC Environment Bureau holds exhibition of children’s drawings in Vienna

RISU - Wed, 04/26/2017 - 05:53
On April 24-28, Vienna (Hall of the Catholic student youth, Ebendorferstraße 8) hosts an exhibition of children's drawings of All-Ukrainian competition “Chornobyl disaster 30 years later - what next?”
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UGCC Patriarch outlines four steps to Russian-Ukrainian reconciliation

RISU - Tue, 04/25/2017 - 05:24
Patriarch Sviatoslav (Shevchuk) of the UGCC said that currently Ukrainian reconciliation with the Russians is impossible because of the war. But talking about peace, seeking for it, praying is never too early.
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New bishop of the eparchy of Saint Nicholas of Chicago of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church appointed

RISU - Thu, 04/20/2017 - 05:22
The Holy Father has appointed as bishop of the eparchy of Saint Nicholas of Chicago of the Ukrainians (United States of America) His Excellency Msgr. Venedykt (Valery) Aleksiychuk, M.S.U., transferring him from the titular see of Germaniciana and the office of auxiliary of the archieparchy of Lviv of the Ukrainians.
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Heads of Ukrainian Churches offer Easter greetings

RISU - Wed, 04/12/2017 - 02:49
On the eve of the Resurrection, the leaders of Ukrainian churches appealed to the faithful and clergy with messages dedicated to this feast of light.
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UGCC Patriarch condoles Coptic Christians in connection with terrorist attacks

RISU - Wed, 04/12/2017 - 02:34
“Our hearts embrace the wounded, the bereaved families, priests and laity of the Coptic Church in Egypt and abroad. Let the blood of innocently killed become the seed of faith in this week, leading us to the Resurrection. May our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, “who rose from the dead, trampling down death by death, and on those in the tombs bestowing life,” illuminate with the everlasting light the victims, give peace to the Church, shelter Your Holiness, your brothers in the episcopate, the priests, consecrated persons and all the faithful and enlighten our hearts with his hope and charity,” Patriarch Sviatoslav said.
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Exhibition about Josyph Slipyy’s life open at Ukrainian Parliament

RISU - Tue, 04/11/2017 - 06:07
On Tuesday, April 11, the exhibition devoted to the life and ministry of Patriarch Josyp Slipyy of the UGCC entitled “Patriarch Josyph Slipyy: Be yourself” was opened in the sidelines of the Ukrainian Parliament.
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Head of the UGCC makes a first visit to Poltava

RISU - Fri, 04/07/2017 - 08:11
On the feast of the Annunciation, April 7, Patriarch Sviatoslav (Shevchuk), the Head of the UGCC, visited Poltava. The purpose of his visit was to bless a land plot for a new church and meet with the faithful.
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The Council of Kharkiv-Poltava Eparchy of UAOC (renewed) officially confirmed to the Vatican its intend to integrate with the UGCC

RISU - Thu, 04/06/2017 - 02:03
On April 5, 2017, exactly a quarter century after the first Council of the renewed Kharkiv-Poltava Eparchy of UAOC, the 27th Council was held in St. Demetrius Church of Kharkiv. The Council was attended by 32 delegates (12 priests and 20 lay people). Head of the UGCC, Patriarch Sviatoslav was attending and participated in the discussion.
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40th anniversary of His Beatitude Lubomyr’s (Husar) ordination marked at Patriarchal Cathedral

RISU - Mon, 04/03/2017 - 02:16
On April 2, 2017, the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church held a solemn liturgy to mark the 40th anniversary of episcopal ordination of Archbishop Emeritus Lubomyr (Husar) at the Patriarchal Cathedral of the Resurrection. It was reported by the Information Department of the UGCC.
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Pope receives Canadian Bishops in ad limina audience. Among them Greek Catholics

RISU - Mon, 03/27/2017 - 14:56
Four Ukrainian Greek Catholic bishops (Edmonton, New Westminster, Saskatoon, and Winnipeg)met with pope Francis in a context of ad limina Apostolorum visit of the Canadian bishops
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Jesuits present their experience of helping refugees and IDPs in Lviv

RISU - Wed, 03/22/2017 - 04:22
Jesuit priest Oleksiy Bredelyev said that their service had been operating in Ukraine since 2008. Nine years ago, they bought a small house on Antonovych street, where a shelter for refugees was arranged. His first visitors were fugitives from Chechnya, Afghanistan, Iraq. Ukraine is seen as a transit country and is not always found themselves on their own. And after Russia had occupied Crimea and invaded the east of Ukraine, fugitives from these regions joined the number of the shelter’s inhabitants.
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Head of the UGCC and Ambassador of Ukraine in Argentina discussed cooperation of diplomats with the communities of the UGCC

RISU - Tue, 03/21/2017 - 02:26
Head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church Patriarch Sviatoslav Shevchuk, who is on a pastoral visit to the Argentine Republic, visited the Embassy of Ukraine in Argentina on March 18.
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UGCC Patriarch to the faithful in Argentina: "Your Mother Church in Ukraine will never leave nor forget you”

RISU - Mon, 03/20/2017 - 01:31
Head of the UGCC Patriarch Sviatoslav is making a pastoral visit to Argentina from March 17 through 28. According to the Information Department of UGCC, within the visit, the patriarch is to call to several communities in different areas of Argentina and Paraguay.
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Patriarch Filaret and Cardinal Lubomyr Husar addressed Ukrainian parliament

RISU - Fri, 03/17/2017 - 07:00
His Holiness, the Patriarch of Kyiv and All Rus’ - Ukraine of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Kyiv Patriarchate Filaret and Archbishop Emeritus of the Greek Catholic Church, Lubomyr Huzar addressed the assembly.
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Caritas Ivano-Frankivsk UGCC helps to realize business dreams of IDPs from east

RISU - Fri, 03/10/2017 - 01:48
Caritas Ivano-Frankivsk has officially handed over the equipment to 16 participants in the project “Integration and stabilization support by providing livelihood to IDPs and the population affected by the conflict in Ukraine”, which is implemented in the Ivano-Frankivsk region by the Charitable Foundation "Caritas Ivano-Frankivsk UGCC.”
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Head of UGCC to make a pastoral visit to Prague

RISU - Tue, 03/07/2017 - 00:56
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After visit to Avdiyivka, UGCC bishop tells about the daunting daily life of frontline residents

RISU - Wed, 03/01/2017 - 04:26
People live under the constant psychological stress. Imagine they go to bed every night with the idea that the shell may hit their home.
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UGCC Head for the beginning of Lent: the greatest defeat of Ukrainians will be hatred of our enemies

RISU - Tue, 02/28/2017 - 01:45
Heroes are born by love – the love for one’s homeland, one’s native land, one’s people,” said the patriarch.
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The Permanent Synod of the UGCC visited the Ukrainian parish in Niagara

RISU - Mon, 02/27/2017 - 09:20
A message of compassion and awareness was spread during a visit to Niagara from the head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, informs
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