Posts Tagged ‘Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church’

Ukrainian Catholic leader gives Pope Francis Russian mine fragment

Thursday, November 10th, 2022

The leader of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church gave Pope Francis a piece from an exploded Russian mine during a visit to the Vatican on Monday. Major Archbishop Sviatoslav Shevchuk is in Rome this week to speak with Pope Francis and members of the Roman Curia about the war in Ukraine. It is his first Read more

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

Ukrainian Catholic leader in Kyiv: Priests will celebrate Sunday liturgies in bomb shelters

Thursday, March 3rd, 2022

The leader of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic church said that priests “will descend to the bomb shelters” of Kyiv on Sunday to celebrate the Divine Liturgy. In a video message on February 27, Major Archbishop Sviatoslav Shevchuk noted that the residents of Ukraine’s capital are unable to attend church due to a government-mandated curfew. Citizens Read more