Cardinal Pietro Parolin listed as nominee for the Distinction of Blessed Omelyan Kovch

RISU - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 03:34
State Secretary of the Holy See Cardinal Pietro Parolin has been listed among the nominees for the Distinction of the Hieromartyr Omelyan Kovch, in 2018, Radio Vatican has reported citing the Catholic Information Agency of Poland (KAI).
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Pope Francis will visit Ukrainian Catholic St. Sophia Cathedral in Rome

RISU - Fri, 01/12/2018 - 07:02
In a sign of his concern for one of the world’s most chronic, and often neglected, conflict zones, Pope Francis will travel cross-town in Rome on Sunday, Jan. 28, to visit the Basilica of Santa Sofia and meet the Ukrainian Greek Catholic community which worships there, in what served for decades as their “Mother Church” during the period of Soviet domination in Ukraine, Crux informs.
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The Head of the UGCC took part in the international flash mob «United Ukraine» to support unity of Ukraine

RISU - Fri, 01/12/2018 - 02:31
The Father and Head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church His Beatitude Sviatoslav Shevchuk joined the IV international flash mob «United Ukraine» before the Day of Unity of Ukraine, January 22, UGCC press office informs.
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Regional Taize meeting to be held in Lviv

RISU - Thu, 01/11/2018 - 06:15
The prior of the world-famous Ecumenical Community of Taizé, brother Alois, during the European Youth Summit held in Basel (Switzerland), announced that the regional meeting of Taizé will be held in Lviv. It will take place from April 28 to May 1, reports
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May this year 2018 be the Year of God’s grace, said Patriarch of the UGCC

RISU - Mon, 01/01/2018 - 00:20
May this New Year become the year of God's grace, God's power, so that we understand that when we do good, this good helps us. Therefore, do good and avoid evil.
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War of everyone against everyone will be necessarily used against us all, Bishop Borys (Gudziak) says

RISU - Sat, 12/16/2017 - 05:22
Bishop Borys (Gudziak) of the UGCC commented in the interview with “Ukrayinska Pravda” of December 12, why is it so difficult today to overcome political corruption in Ukraine, why the current authorities follow the practices of Yanukovych's regime, and why such antagonism and divisions exist today.
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Patriarch of UGCC summarized the outcomes of 2017 for state and Church

RISU - Sun, 12/10/2017 - 02:45
I would be careful in evaluating the events that took place in our country, and there were a lot of them. Obviously, the pessimists may say that everything was bad, and optimists – that everything was good. The persons related to power will say that the authorities worked brilliantly, and the opposition - that the current government was working absolutely bad. However, the truth is somewhere in the middle.
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We wish that the call “we forgive and ask forgiveness become part of the way of living of every Pole and Ukrainian

RISU - Thu, 12/07/2017 - 03:31
Often the appeals remain only on paper. Therefore, I try to ensure that Ukrainians and Poles do everything to their ability to make a Christian call that has built and can save a united Europe “We forgive and ask forgiveness” would become not only a good quote for texts and messages, but also a part of modern cultures, a way of life, thinking, action of every Ukrainian and every Pole!
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Hierarchs of the UGCC and the RCC hold joint recollections in Briukhovychi (Lviv)

RISU - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 02:18
From November 27 to 30, the retreat center of the Lviv Archdiocese of the UGCC in Bryukhovychi continues joint retreats for Greek Catholic and Roman Catholic bishops. Spiritual instruction is provided by Father Germano Marani, TI, professor of the Eastern Papal Institute.
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Patriarch of UGCC explains why ATO soldiers are not murderers

RISU - Mon, 11/27/2017 - 00:07
The actions of the Ukrainian Armed Forces on the frontline are justified, because this is a case of a fair defense war. In this context, attempts by the aggressor to call the soldiers of the Armed Forces of Ukraine murderers are flawed.
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Patriarch of the UGCC: I agree to become an organ donor after death

RISU - Fri, 11/24/2017 - 23:25
We need to create a culture where people are not afraid to do good even when their earthly path is over.
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Ukrainian Catholic bishops in 1933: Ukraine is struggling with death

RISU - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 08:22
The Ukrainian Greek-Catholic Bishops of the Ecclesiastical Province of Halych to all men of good will in the matter of the events in Great Ukraine.
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The Head of the UGCC takes part in the solemnities devoted to the 400th anniversary of Basilian Order in Lithuania

RISU - Tue, 11/14/2017 - 05:35
On November 10, 2017 in Lithuania, began solemnities on the occasion of the 400th anniversary of establishing the Basilian order of St. Josaphat, in which participates His Beatitude Sviatoslav, the Primate of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church.
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Bukovyna prepares for the installation of the first bishop of a newly formed UGCC eparchy of Chernivtsi

RISU - Fri, 11/10/2017 - 05:58
Bukovyna is getting ready to a historical event: November 18, the installation of the first bishop of a newly formed eparchy of Chernivtsi, Josaphat Moshchych, is being held. Friday, November 10 he firstly met with journalists.
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Pope remembers Ukrainian priest who mentored him

RISU - Fri, 11/10/2017 - 04:07
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The eldest bishop of the UGCC reposes in the Lord

RISU - Mon, 11/06/2017 - 13:12
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