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Husar, Lubomyr, M.S.U.*

Cardinal Lubomyr Husar, of the Ukrainian Studite Monks, Major Archbishop Emeritus of Kyiv-Haly?, Ukraine, was born on February 26, 1933 in Lviv. Due to the war, his family fled to Austria and then to the USA. He was ordained for the Eparchy of Stamford for Ukrainians, USA, on March 30, 1958.

He taught in the seminary and was parish priest in Kehonkson, New York. After earning a doctorate in theology from the Pontifical Urbanian University, Rome, he joined the Studite Monks and was superior of the Studion in Grottaferrata, Italy. On April 2, 1977 he was ordained a Bishop by Cardinal Josyf Slipyj and on July 23, 1978 was named Archimandrite of Studite Monks residing outside Ukraine.

In 1994 he organized a new Studite monastery in Ternopil, Ukraine. On February 22, 1996 he was confirmed bishop and nominated of the titular church of Nisa di Licia. On April 2, of the same year, he was elected Exarch of Kyiv-Vyshhorod.

On October 14, 1996, the Synod of Bishops of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, he was appointed Auxiliary to the Major Archbishop of Lviv. Following Cardinal Lubachivsky's death, on January 25, 2001 the Synod of Bishops of the Ukrainian Church elected him Major Archbishop of Lviv for Ukrainians. The Holy Father confirmed the election on the 26th of the same month.

On December 6, 2004 he was transferred to Kyiv-Haly?. He served ther as Archbishop until he resigned in 2011.

President of the Synod of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church.

Created and proclaimed Cardinal by John Paul II in the consistory of February 21, 2001, of the Title of Santa Sofia a Via Boccea (St. Sophia in Via Boccea).

Member of:

  • Congregation for the Oriental Churches;
  • Pontifical Councils: for Promoting Christian Unity; for Legislative Texts; for  Culture;
  • Special Council for Europe of the General Secretariat of the Synod of Bishops.
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July 24, 2014

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