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Fire damage at the Church of St. Nicholas in Kyiv, Ukraine.

Fire damages historic Catholic church in Ukraine

The Church of St. Nicholas, Kyiv, was seized by communists in 1938. Read more

Archbishop Mieczysław Mokrzycki of Lviv, Ukraine.

Catholic archbishop in Ukraine: ‘It is still springtime in our Church’

Archbishop Mieczysław Mokrzycki said the Church was thriving despite rising secularization. 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

Bishops of the USCCB's Region XV in the grotto of St Peter's Basilica during their ad limina visit, Feb. 18, 2020.

Eastern Catholic bishops in US have particular pastoral concern for immigrants

In the United States, Eastern Catholics face many of the same challenges as Latin rite Catholics, but the Eastern Catholic... Read more

Pope Francis meets with Major Archbishop Sviatoslav Shevchuk of Kyiv-Halyč at the Vatican's Santa Marta guesthouse, July 3,2018.

Francis thanks Ukrainian Greek-Catholics for their 'service to Christian unity'

According to a release from the Ukrainian Greek-Catholic Church, during a meeting with the Major Archbishop of Kyiv-Halyč on Tuesday,... Read more

Archbishop Stefan Soroka, who resigned as Archbishop of the Ukrainian Archeparchy of Philadelphia April 16, 2018.

Ukrainian Archbishop of Philadelphia retires for health reasons

Pope Francis on Monday accepted the resignation for medical reasons of Archbishop Stefan Soroka of the Ukrainian Archeparchy of Philadelphia.... Read more

His Beatitude Sviatoslav Shevchuk.

Analysis: Why Greek Catholics of Ukraine seek recognition as a patriarchate

The Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church is not a patriarchate, but it would like to be.  Read more

Byzantine Church.

Ukranian archeparchy in Philadelphia gets a new auxiliary bishop

On Tuesday it was announced that Pope Francis has named Fr. Andriy Rabiy, who has a background in child protection,... Read more

Major Archbishop Sviatoslav Shevchuk speaks to CNA at the Vatican, Oct. 9, 2015.

What Archbishop Shevchuk saw in the meeting of the Pope and Patriarch Kirill

What’s next for ecumenism? After the recent meeting between Pope Francis and the Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill, the head of... Read more

A Ukrainian Catholic priest at prayer during protests in Kyiv's Maidan Square, February 2014.

Ukrainian Catholic bishops urge prayer, fasting ahead of Sunday's ceasefire

The Ukrainian Catholic bishops in the US issued a letter on Wednesday asking their faithful to pray and fast for... Read more