Posts Tagged ‘Archbishop Sviatoslav Shevchuk’

Ukrainian archbishop pushes back on Francis’ war-cause comments

Monday, June 20th, 2022
NATO provoked Russia into Ukraine

The head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church has pushed back on Pope Francis’ comments that Russia was possibly provoked by NATO into invading Ukraine. “The gift of reason from the Holy Spirit is so necessary in today’s world so that the devil’s wiles do not deceive the human person,” said Archbishop Sviatoslav Shevchuk, head Read more

Women symbolise Ukraine’s strength, courage

Monday, March 21st, 2022

Women symbolise Ukraine’s strength with the way they courageously face adversity, says the leader of Ukraine’s Catholic Church. They can be seen praying for peace, defending their nation, staying behind to care for loved ones, mourning loss and death, and fleeing to bring their children to safety all symbolise hope for Ukraine, says Archbishop Sviatoslav Read more

Pope makes unprecedented visit to Russian Embassy

Monday, February 28th, 2022
Russian Embassy

In an unprecedented papal gesture, Pope Francis has travelled to the Russian Embassy in Rome to personally “express his concern about the war” in Ukraine. Francis later assured a top Ukrainian Greek Catholic leader he would do “everything I can” to help. Usually, popes receive ambassadors and heads of state in the Vatican. Diplomatic protocol Read more

Pope invited to visit Ukraine to help bring peace

Monday, February 14th, 2022
Pope invited to Ukraine

Pope Francis has been invited to Ukraine by the leader of the country’s Eastern-rite Catholics who said it would be a huge gesture to help bring peace at a time of tension with Russia. Major Archbishop Sviatoslav Shevchuk said there was no need to wait for conditions to be ideal, and the visit could take Read more