The Winnipeg chapter of the Ukrainian Catholic Women's League of Canada is putting on a fundraising breakfast to help vulnerable girls in Lviv, Ukraine, who could fall prey to human traffickers. The Home of Hope is being run by the Sister Servants of Mary Immaculate, CBC Manitoba informs.
"It is with great pain that I learned the terrible news about the terrorist attacks in France. On behalf of all the bishops and the faithful of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, I wish to join in prayer to the suffering of the families afflictedby grief and sorrow, to all the sisters and brothers of our beloved French people,” writes head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church Patriarch Sviatoslav in a letter of condolences to Monsignor Georges Pontier, Archbishop of Marseille, Chairman of the Bishops' Conference of France.
In investigating the shooting of the HeavenlyHundred Ukrainian society needs justice, not revenge. It was said by head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church Patriarch Sviatoslav in his interview with Channel 5 on Christmas.
Many Ukrainians were brought up to dislike Ukraine. Their opinion can be changed only by doing good things to them and raising life standards, Cardinal Liubomyr Huzar, the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, told Radio Svoboda.
The priests of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church were tortured,a UGCC priest was seated in an electric chair, but the occupied part of Donbas has not been left without pastoral care. It was stated the head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church Patriarch Sviatoslav in an interview with the Internet newspaper Censor.net.
What struck me the most during this visit, when meeting people – was their Hope and Strong Will never again to be enslaved, and their deep Faith that the Lord God has not forsaken them! And we shall not forget them, for their fate pertains to all of us!
Responding to Pope Francis’s stated desire to meet with Patriarch Kirill whenever the Russian prelate is ready, a spokesman for the Moscow patriarchate criticized the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, the largest of the Eastern Catholic churches in full communion with the Holy See.
The meeting was dedicated to the 50th anniversary of the conciliar Decree on Ecumenism, the publication of which was a turning point in interfaith relations and which, in fact, opened a new page in relations between the Churches. “Is half a century much or little?”-Representatives of denominations wondered.