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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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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