The Pope’s personal envoy attended the funeral service of blessed memory Lubomyr Husar

RISU - Mon, 06/05/2017 - 05:26
Pope Francis has appointed a personal envoy to attend the funeral worship of blessed memory Lubomyr. Archbishop Cyril (Basil), Secretary of the Congregation for Eastern Churches came to Kyiv on June 4.
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Catholic University of America Mourns the Passing of Cardinal Lubomyr Husar

RISU - Mon, 06/05/2017 - 01:28
Cardinal Husar was a University alumnus and the recipient of an honorary degree in 2007.
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Presidential family paid respect to Lubomyr (Husar)

RISU - Sun, 06/04/2017 - 14:56
According to the President, His Beatitude Lubomyr was uniting Ukraine, ensured its unity through his word, thought and prayer.
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Tens thousands of Lviv residents paid a last tribute to Lubomyr (Husar)

RISU - Sat, 06/03/2017 - 07:42
On Monday, June 5, at 11 am the mournful Pontifical Divine Liturgy with the burial rite will be held.
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Lviv bids farewell to Patriarch Lubomyr

RISU - Thu, 06/01/2017 - 12:15
Today, on June 1 in the evening the coffin with Patriarch Lubomyr’s body was brought to St George’s Cathedral of Lviv. Hundreds of Lviv residents came to meet the funeral procession. People prayed, many of them did not hide their emotions. Clergymen brought the coffin to the cathedral in their hands, where it will stay for three days.
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Pope sends condolences for death of Cardinal Husar

RISU - Thu, 06/01/2017 - 07:41
Pope Francis has sent a telegram his condolences on the death of His Beatitude, Cardinal Lubomyr Husar, Major Archbishop emeritus of Kyiv-Halyč. The telegram is addressed to Major Archbishop Sviatoslav Shevchuk, Cardinal Husar’s successor as head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church.
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RISU - Thu, 06/01/2017 - 03:22
On May 31, 2017 AD, at 18:30 at the age of 84 after a difficult illness passed away His Beatitude Lubomyr (Husar), Archbishop Emeritus of the UGCC.
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Cardinal Lubomyr Husar dies aged 84

RISU - Wed, 05/31/2017 - 11:42
May 31, 2017, at 18:30 after a serious illness His Beatitude Lubomyr (Husar), Archbishop Emeritus of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church Church died at the age of 84.
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Pope Invokes “Peace” for Ukraine

RISU - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 05:40
“I continue to invoke from the Lord peace for the dear Ukrainian land,” assured Pope Francis at the General Audience of May 24, 2017.
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UGCC Patriarch led celebrations of 400th anniversary of restoring Basilian Order

RISU - Mon, 05/22/2017 - 05:10
400 years ago, the renaissance of the Basilian Order was undoubtedly the state and nation-creating force that always shone the way of our people, perhaps in the deepest darkness of our historical existence. This was stated by Head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, Patriarch Sviatoslav on May 21, 2017 during a pilgrimage to the monastery of St. Nicholas in Krekhiv.
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UGCC to ask other countries protect Patriarchal Cathedral from destruction

RISU - Fri, 05/19/2017 - 03:41
We again emphasize that our position stems from a desire to protect the Patriarchal Cathedral of the Ukrainian Greek-Catholic Church, which was built by Greek Catholics donating their money around the world, from the negative impact and damage, the cause of which is the incompliance with the regulations in the construction business.
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Head of UGCC to lead a prayer for Ukraine in Italy

RISU - Mon, 05/15/2017 - 05:17
Patriarch will visit the grave of the servant of God Maria Teresa Carloni in Urbania, who was closely related to Patriarch Iosyp Slipyy during his Siberian imprisonment and after his release.
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Ukrainian Catholic bishops of Canada and USA meet in Glen Cove, NY

RISU - Thu, 05/11/2017 - 00:55
The Ukrainian Catholic Bishops of Canada and USA held their annual meeting from May 2nd thru May 4th, 2017 in the Library Building of the Ukrainian Catholic Basilian Fathers at St. Josaphat Monastery located in Glen Cove, NY.
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Military chaplain granted the right to wear marine black beret

RISU - Wed, 05/10/2017 - 04:11
As Andriy Zelinskyy told RISU, the participants of tests were more than 100 people. The formal requirements for berets are: 1) 6 months’ service in the Marine Corps of Ukraine; 2) appropriate behavior; 3) commander’s decision; 4) passing the obstacle course and 5) taking the oath of Marines.
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UGCC priest launched a sports flash mob to promote healthy lifestyles

RISU - Wed, 05/03/2017 - 03:32
Fr Ivan Danchevskyy, a priest of the UGCC, initiated a sport flash mob on Facebook. He stated in his network a video workout in the gym and urged other priests and faithful to engage in sports and promote healthy lifestyles.
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70th anniversary of Operation Vistula, UGCC Bishops in Poland ask to pray and light candles on April 28

RISU - Fri, 04/28/2017 - 02:57
This was stated in the Message of the hierarchs of the UGCC in Poland to celebrate the 70th anniversary of Operation Vistula, as reported by the Information Department of the UGCC.
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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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