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His Beatitude Lubomyr’s niece studies genealogy of Husars’ family

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 09:00
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

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 06:57
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”

Mon, 09/11/2017 - 06:57
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

Mon, 09/11/2017 - 02:37
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

Wed, 08/30/2017 - 04:23
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

Tue, 08/29/2017 - 02:00
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

Thu, 08/24/2017 - 03:34
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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“Fruit Basket for Defender of Ukraine” in Lviv

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 03:58
This was stated in an interview to RISU of the rector of the garrison church of the Holy Apostles Peter and Paul, head of the Center for the military chaplaincy of the Lviv Archdiocese of the UGCC, Father Stepan Sus.
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The US Department of State report on the religious situation in Ukraine in 2016

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 03:24
The release of the 2016 International Religious Freedom Report details the status of religious freedom in 199 countries and territories, and provides insights as to significant and growing challenges.
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Episcopal Ordination of Bishop-Elect Andriy Rabiy, auxiliary Ukrainian Catholic bishop of Philadelphia, will be held in Lviv

Fri, 08/11/2017 - 02:44
The newly ordained Bishop Andriy Rabiy will be formally welcomed in the Ukrainian Catholic Metropolia of Philadelphia with his celebrating a Hierarchical Divine Liturgy in the Ukrainian Catholic Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Philadelphia on Sunday, September 24th, 2017 at 3 p.m.
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Ukranian archeparchy in Philadelphia gets a new auxiliary bishop

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 06:51
The date of his episcopal ordination has not yet been set, but is expected to be announced soon.
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Odesa hierarchs to take measures not to allow gay-pride

Mon, 08/07/2017 - 05:45
Leaders and representatives of Odessa Christian churches appealed to the mayor of Odessa Gennady Trukhanov asking not to allow the festival of queer culture “Odessa Pride 2017”, scheduled for August 8-13.
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Best Ukraine’s doctors to get St Panteleimon’s Orders

Thu, 08/03/2017 - 02:10
On August 9, in the National Philharmonic of Ukraine in Kyiv, the five best doctors of Ukraine will be bestowed the Order of St. Panteleimon.
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UGCC receives a building for pastoral care in Severodonetsk

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 04:55
On August 1, 2017, the Pastoral-social mission of the UGCC in Severodonetsk received a two-storied building (900 square meters) in the center of the city. Thanks to the participation of Bishop Stepan, the Donetsk Exarch of the UGCC, and the assistance of the benefactors from Renovabis Fund, it was possible to get this space, which would be in line with the task of the Pastoral-Social Mission - to be the spiritual and social center of the local community life.
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Cardinal Sandri shared about his visit to Ukraine

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

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”

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

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

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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