St John Paul II elected the holy patron of Polish-Ukrainian reconciliation

RISU - Wed, 10/11/2017 - 07:40
On October 11, 2017, during the prayer service to St. Josaphat at the grave of St. John Paul II in St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican, Rome, celebrations began on the occasion of the presentation of the reconciliation awards, the Polish-Ukrainian Capitula of 2017.
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Head of the UGCC in Vatican tells about ecumenical mission of Easter Catholic Churches

RISU - Wed, 10/11/2017 - 02:42
As part of the plenary session of the Congregation for the Oriental Churches, held in these days in the Vatican, Patriarch Sviatoslav delivered a presentation on the ecumenical mission of the Eastern Catholic Churches.
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Pope to crown the Icon of the Mother of God from Zarvanytsia

RISU - Tue, 10/10/2017 - 01:29
The court vicar of the Ternopil-Zboriv Archeparchy of the UGCC Fr. Roman Dutchak reported to journalist of RISU Volodymyr Moroz about it. He will be one of those who will accompany the icon to Rome.
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Patriarch Sviatoslav Shevchuk invited Pope Francis to Ukraine: children are expecting the visit of their Father

RISU - Mon, 10/09/2017 - 23:38
Pope Francis assured His Beatitude Sviatoslav of his support for Ukraine and said: "In front of the icon that you once presented to me in Argentina, I daily lit a candle for peace in Ukraine and pray for the end of the war."
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Pope Francis held the meeting with the leaders of the Eastern Catholic Churches

RISU - Mon, 10/09/2017 - 23:33
I am convinced that one must give impetus and value in the Church the nexus between collegiality and the Petrine primacy, to exercise a “diaconal primacy”, that of the Servus servorum Dei.
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UGCC opens 24 pastoral centers for Ukrainian migrant workers in Poland

RISU - Mon, 10/09/2017 - 03:30
Such information was provided during the meeting of the delegation of Lviv Regional State Administration with the bishop of the Archdiocese of Przemysl and Warsaw of the UGCC, Yevhen Popovych and the clergymen, according to Varianty.
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Prayer Book of Unity presented in Lviv

RISU - Fri, 10/06/2017 - 04:25
The new prayer book should create a positive mood from prayer, expand the world view of the believer through familiarity with the riches of the Orthodox prayer tradition, in particular, with the practice of prayer of the Greek Church.
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Forum of Ukrainians to be held in Kazakhstan

RISU - Thu, 10/05/2017 - 07:01
On October 13-14, the Forum of Migrants will be held in the city of Karaganda, Kazakhstan, on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the deportation of Ukrainians to Kazakhstan.
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International Colloquium of European Parishes 2019 will be held in Ukraine

RISU - Tue, 10/03/2017 - 06:02
The meeting in Lviv will be a jubilee one, the 30th. Responsible organizer of it is St. Volodymyr’s Foundation (UGCC).
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Patriarch Sviatoslav specifies the most important commitment of the UGCC today

RISU - Thu, 09/28/2017 - 02:36
On September 23, 2017, the third congress of laymen of the Kyiv-Halych Metropolitanate of the UGCC took place in the monastery of St. Basil the Great in Kyiv. The topic of this year's Congress is "The Strategy of the Metropolitan Development: WHAT we do, HOW we do it, together with whom we are doing it", the UGCC website reports.
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Non-profit status of religious organizations discussed in Kyiv

RISU - Thu, 09/21/2017 - 00:58
On Wednesday, September 20, a roundtable discussion was held dedicated to "Peculiarities of the legal status of religious organizations in the legal framework of Ukraine: non-profit statu"”. The event was organized by the Department of Foreign Relations of the Patriarchal Curia of the UGCC in Ukraine.
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UGCC presents public project “Ukraine United and Kyivan Church”

RISU - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 01:44
On September 19, at the National Preserve “St Sofia of Kyiv” Head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church Svyatoslav (Shevchuk) presented a public project “Ukraine United (Soborna) and the Kyivan Church”. It was reported by the Department of Information of the UGCC.
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His Beatitude Lubomyr’s niece studies genealogy of Husars’ family

RISU - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 08:00
Maria Ripan, the daughter of the native sister Martha and the goddaughter of His Beatitude Lubomyr (Husar), is working with archival documents to investigate the genealogy of her great relative.
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UGCC creates a new diocese and appoints its new hierarch

RISU - Tue, 09/12/2017 - 05:57
On September 12, the Vatican reported that Pope Francis approved the decision of the Synod of Bishops of the UGCC to establish the Diocese of Chernivtsi. His Eminence Joshaphat (Moshchych) was appointed its first bishop.
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Synod of Bishops of the UGCC to adopt a new charter, as “Church has grown”

RISU - Mon, 09/11/2017 - 05:57
The Synod of Bishops of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church is planning to adopt the new Charter of the Synod. This was stated by Archbishop and Metropolitan Yevgeny (Popovich of Przemysl and Warsaw, Head of the Canonical Department of the UGCC in an interview with the Department of Information of the UGCC.
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Patriarchal pilgrimage held in Goshiv

RISU - Mon, 09/11/2017 - 01:37
The dismissal service in the Basilian Goshiv Monastery gathered on September 10 thousands of pilgrims. Bishops of the UGCC arrived for the dismissal service from parishes from west to east of Ukraine, far abroad - America, Australia, Argentina, Brazil, USA, Canada, Italy in Yasnaya Gora. They are so numerous because these days the Synod of Bishops of the UGCC convenes in Lviv.
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UGCC Hierarchs from all over the world come to Lviv Synod

RISU - Wed, 08/30/2017 - 03:23
As reported, on August 8, 2017, the Holy Father blessed the decision of the Synod of Bishops of the UGCC to appoint Father Andriy Rabia, the protosynclael of the Philadelphia Archdiocese of the UGCC in the United States, the Assistant Bishop of this archdiocese, giving him the titular seat of Germaniciana.
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25 Years of UCU in Ukraine: Opening of the Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky Center

RISU - Tue, 08/29/2017 - 01:00
The new academic year at the Ukrainian Catholic University will start with the culmination of the university’s seven-year Comprehensive Campaign.
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Poroshenko mentions former head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church at the Parade on the Independence Day

RISU - Thu, 08/24/2017 - 02:34
In his speech to the Parade on the occasion of the 26th anniversary of the Independence of Ukraine, President Petro Poroshenko cited the words of Archbishop Lubomyr Husar of the UGCC.
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