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Fr. Árpád Kanyó in the first Romani, or Gypsy, Greek Catholic church.

Meet the pastor of a Greek Catholic church in Hungary for Romani

When Fr. Árpád Kanyó first arrived at his current parish, he didn’t know the language or culture of the people... Read more

The Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist in Prešov, mother church of the Slovakian Archdiocese of Prešov. Credit: Szeder László via Wikimedia (CC BY-SA 3.0).

Pope Francis to visit Slovakia during important anniversary year for Ruthenian Catholics

When Pope Francis travels to Slovakia in September, one of his stops will be Prešov. Located in the east, the... Read more

Distribution of Holy Communion at an Orthodox Divine Liturgy in Ukraine. Photo courtesy of Oleksandr Drabinko.

Catholic and Orthodox Churches in Ukraine consider how to distribute Communion

The coronavirus pandemic has prompted discussions in Ukraine over whether precautions should be taken related to the reception of Holy... Read more

Bishop Stepan Sus holds a crosier shortly after his episcopal consecration at the Cathedral of the Resurrection of Christ in Kyiv, Jan. 12, 2020.

World's youngest Catholic bishop consecrated in Ukraine

The world’s youngest Catholic bishop was consecrated in Ukraine Sunday.  Read more

The nuns of Christ the Bridegroom Monastery in Burton, Ohio, with Bishops Milan Lach and John Kudrick, following a Hierarchical Divine Liturgy, Sept. 30, 2019.

Ruthenian women's community established as eparchial monastery

The Ruthenian Bishop of Parma last week erected Christ the Bridegroom Monastery as a female monastery sui iuris of eparchial... Read more