Cardinal Sandri shared about his visit to Ukraine

RISU - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 02:31
Cardinal Leonardo Sandri, Prefect of the Congregation for the Oriental Churches, wraps up a week-long visit to Ukraine on Monday.
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Cardinal Leonardo Sandri met with the IDPs from Donbas in Kharkiv

RISU - Thu, 07/13/2017 - 01:55
On July 12, Cardinal Leonardo Sandri, Papal Nuncio Claudio Gugerotti and Patriarch of the UGCC, Sviatoslav (Shevchuk) arrived in Kharkiv. At the airport, they met the Exarch of Kharkiv of the UGCC Basil (Tuchapets), Bishop Jan (Sobilo) of the RCC and the clergy of the exarchate. This is reported by the Department of Information of the UGCC.
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Head of the UGCC: “The Pope not only loves us, but prays for us, but is the voice of suffering Ukraine before the powers that be”

RISU - Wed, 07/12/2017 - 17:03
“We understand that this ecclesial communion, sealed with the blood of hundreds of thousands of known and unknown martyrs and confessors of our Church, is much more than unity in the canonical sense,” he said further. “This is not a subjugation, but first of all, it is the unity of the Church of Christ, unity and life.”
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Neither party benefits from the historical conflict between Ukraine and Poland, Ukrainian Ambassador in Poland believes

RISU - Wed, 07/12/2017 - 04:42
“We honor the victims, remembering the tragic events and the understanding of preventing the repetition of terrible events – fratricide. When there is a conflict between Ukraine and Poland, neither party will win,” Deshchytsia said.
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Pope entrusted me to testify you are holding a special place in his heart, Cardinal Leonardo Sandri toUkrainian Greek Catholics

RISU - Wed, 07/12/2017 - 03:15
Before my departure, Pope Francis personally instructed me to testify to you his affinity, his embrace, his prayers together with the blessing.
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"Look closely at their faces" - Ukrainian art project at G20

RISU - Fri, 07/07/2017 - 02:42
In Hamburg, where the G-20 Summit will begin this Friday, the posters were placed featuring portraits of Ukrainian military, chaplains, volunteers, and doctors who resist Russian aggression in the ATO area. Among the sixty project participants we see the faces of three military chaplains of the UGCC: Fr. Igor Fedorishin, Fr. Taras Kotsyuba and Fr. Andriy Zelinsky.
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St. John the Baptist Parish in Australia celebrated 65th anniversary

RISU - Thu, 07/06/2017 - 08:28
Ukrainians in Australia are celebrating 70 years of Ukrainian immigration, while the Ukrainian Catholic Parish is celebrating 65 years of organized life.
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Cardinal Sandri to visit Ukraine

RISU - Mon, 07/03/2017 - 08:02
From 11 to 17 July, Cardinal Leonardo Sandri, Prefect of the Congregation for the Eastern Churches will be on a pastoral visit to Ukraine. The program of the visit, which is a gesture of love of Pope Francis to the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, includes a series of events planned in Kyiv, Kharkiv, Kramatorsk, Slovyansk, Ivano-Frankivsk, Zarvanytsia, and Lviv.
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UGCC Head visits the most distant parish of Arizona

RISU - Mon, 07/03/2017 - 01:03
This parish is the most distant in the Diocese of Chicago - more than 2,800 kilometers from Chicago.
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Ukrainian Pilgrims in St. Peter's Basilica prayed for peace and unity of Christians in Ukraine

RISU - Mon, 06/26/2017 - 01:55
Bishop Josaphat Kuntsevich of the UGCC (1580-1623) became famous for his religious activities after the announcement of the Union of Brest on the unification of the Orthodox and Catholic Churches under the jurisdiction of the Pope.
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A new page in the history of the Catholic Church in Ukraine, - Patriarch of the UGCC comments ordination of Edward Kava

RISU - Wed, 06/21/2017 - 05:50
The Patriarch of the UGCC took part in the episcopal ordination of the bishop-nominee of the RCC in Ukraine Edward Kava, which place today, June 21, at the Latin Metropolitan Basilica in Lviv. The First Hierarch noted the importance of today's event and called it the opening of a new page of the Roman Catholic Church in Ukraine.
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UGCC is proposing to hold off ratification of Istanbul convention

RISU - Wed, 06/21/2017 - 02:38
Representatives of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church are concerned about the possible ratification of the Council of Europe Convention on the Prevention of Violence against Women and Domestic Violence and the fight against these phenomena (Istanbul Convention), Bill 0119.
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Bishop Borys Gudziak urges to support healthcare reform: if it does not start now, we will continue to die

RISU - Wed, 06/14/2017 - 05:00
Bishop Borys Gudziak of the UGCC called on the Ukrainians and MPs to support health reform. His appeal was published on the page “Support healthcare reform: Bills 6327, 6329” on Facebook
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Patriarch of the UGCC: Memory of the Vistula Operation should lead to Polish-Ukrainian mutual understanding

RISU - Tue, 06/13/2017 - 03:18
On the occasion of the seventieth anniversary of the Vistula Operation Patriarch Sviatoslav (Shevchuk) has issued the message in which urged to remember the innocent victims of the forced deportation and denounce the evils perpetrated against the Church.
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MPs ask the President to stop the illegal construction near the Patriarchal Cathedral of the UGCC

RISU - Mon, 06/12/2017 - 04:30
More than 80 MPs signed an appeal to the President of Ukraine to stop illegal construction on the left bank near the Patriarchal Cathedral of the UGCC.
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Ukrainians built one of the biggest churches in Brazil

RISU - Fri, 06/09/2017 - 02:24
On June 4, the rite of consecration of the Holy Trinity Church for the Ukrainian community was held in the Brazilian municipality of Sao Jose dos Pinhais (Parana), Marcelino settlement. Local Ukrainians have been striving to do this for almost a century.
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A conflict between Greek Catholics and the Orthodox of the Moscow Patriarchate breaks out in Kolomyia

RISU - Tue, 06/06/2017 - 01:30
As a result, priests of the UOC MP allowed the UGCC representatives to enter the church and celebrate the Liturgy there.
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"A master of wisdom", - Pope Francis about late Patriarch Lubomyr Husar

RISU - Mon, 06/05/2017 - 08:07
The Holy Father noted the “extraordinary influx of people” paying their respects to the former head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church. This, he said, “is an eloquent sign of what he has been: one of the highest and most respected moral authorities of the Ukrainian people in recent decades.”
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Patriarch Lubomyr finds his last rest in the Patriarchal Cathedral crypt

RISU - Mon, 06/05/2017 - 06:30
During the memorial service some faithful were holding banner with a slogan Subito Santo (Sainthood Now!).
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