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Major Archbishop Sviatoslav Shevchuk, head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church.

Major archbishop: ‘Ukraine is expecting the Holy Father to visit’

Major Archbishop Sviatoslav Shevchuk said the pope could visit the Eastern European country despite the pandemic. Read more

Volodymyr Zelensky visits the Ternopil region of Ukraine on Sept. 18, 2020.

Ukraine’s president: Vatican would be the ideal place for meeting with Putin

“The Holy See is a moral authority on a global level which has always effectively played the role of mediator,”... Read more

Archbishop Kondrusiewicz prays outside the Akrestsin Street pre-trial detention center in Minsk, Aug. 19, 2020. Credit: Catholic.by.

Belarus bishop offers Mass for Chernobyl victims on 35th anniversary of nuclear disaster

“It was the largest man-made disaster in human history. We feel its effects today,” Archbishop Kondrusiewicz said. Read more

His Beatitude Sviatoslav Shevchuk.

Major Archbishop: Ukrainians living in ‘psychological terror’ as Russian troops gather at border

‘On behalf of the Ukrainian people, I ask you to pray for peace,’ says Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church leader Read more

Major Archbishop Sviatoslav Shevchuk with Pope Francis in 2020.

Pope Francis prays for peace as Ukraine-Russia tensions rise

“I follow with great concern the events in some areas of eastern Ukraine, where violations of the ceasefire have multiplied... Read more

Major Archbishop Sviatoslav Shevchuk, head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church. YouTube screenshot.

‘May the Savior wipe away every tear’: Ukrainian Greek Catholic leader issues Christmas message

The leader of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church urged his flock Wednesday to set aside “fear and sorrow” as they... Read more

Pope Francis in St. Peter's Square on Oct. 9, 2019.

One million people helped in Ukraine by Pope Francis’ charitable project

Pope Francis’ charitable project for Ukraine, started in 2016, has helped nearly one million people in the war-torn country, according... Read more

Pope Francis greets pilgrims at his Angelus address June 7, 2020.

Pope Francis asks young people to 'send a hug' to the elderly

Pope Francis asked young people Sunday to reach out to the elderly, especially those in nursing homes, to send a... Read more

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New House bill targets religious persecution in Crimea

A bipartisan bill has been introduced in the House of Representatives to hold Russia accountable for what Congressmen claim is the... Read more

Pope Francis greets Russian President Vladimir July 4, 2019.

Putin visits Pope Francis on July 4th

Russian President Vladimir Putin met with Pope Francis at the Vatican July 4 for a 55-minute private discussion about international... Read more

Cherkassy, Ukraine: an Orthrodox procession, January 2017.

Orthodox Patriarch commits to independent Ukrainian Church, snubs Moscow

The announcement, released Oct. 11, also removed the traditional right of the Russian Patriarch to ordain the Metropolitan of Kyiv,... Read more

 Major Archbishop Sviatoslav Shevchuk.

Archbishop: Russian invasion of Ukraine is a ‘silent war’

Speaking at the end of a closed-door meeting on religious freedom at the US Embassy to the Holy See, Major... Read more

Basilica of Saint Sophia.

Analysis: Why will Pope Francis visit the Ukrainian parish in Rome?

On Jan. 28, Pope Francis will visit the Basilica of Saint Sophia, the Greek Catholic Ukrainian parish in Rome. While... Read more

 Frosty winter in the countryside near Kyiv, Ukraine.

The horror of Ukraine's forgotten famine still casts a shadow

Parents forced to choose which of their children will eat dinner that day. Children watching as their parents succumb to... Read more

Ukrainian priest.

In a grandmother’s dress, the hidden story of a Ukrainian priest’s martyrdom

Dr. George Isajiw, the grandson of a slain Ukrainian priest, always knew that his grandfather was martyred by the Soviet... Read more

Clerics lead prayer at the Sheptytsky Institute's celebration of its arrival at USMC in Toronto, July 25, 2017.

What an academic institute in Canada means for Ukrainian Catholics

A longtime institute on Eastern Christianity has played a pivotal role in restoring the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church after the... Read more

The Church of the Savior on Blood in Saint Petersburg.

Why Cardinal Parolin's trip to Russia matters

The Vatican Secretary of State's visit to Russia later this month comes at a crucial juncture for the country, and... Read more

Major Archbishop Sviatoslav Shevchuk (L) greets his predecessor, Cardinal Lubomyr Husar (R), who died May 31, 2017. Photo courtesy of the Ukrainian Archeparchy of Kyiv-Halych.

Ukraine's Cardinal Lubomyr Husar recalled as a spiritual father

Cardinal Lubomyr Husar, Major Archbishop Emeritus of Kyiv-Halych and former head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, died May 31... Read more

Prayer candle at a Military Chaplaincy in the Ukraine. Photo Courtesy of Aid to the Church in Need.

Pope donates 6 million euro to Ukraine relief efforts for Christmas

After taking up a collection earlier this year to aid families affected by the ongoing crisis in Eastern Ukraine, Pope... Read more

Protestors take refuge and pray for peace in one of two tent-chapels on Maidan Square in Kiev.

As Ukraine conflict continues, Christians seek unity and peace

To overcome conflicts, to fight hatred with goodness, to make Ukraine a free and European country: these are the tasks... Read more