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Ukrainian Primate Lauds U.S. Bishops
Catholic News Service (15 November 2011)
BALTIMORE (CNS) — The new primate for the world’s 8 million Ukrainian Catholics lauded the work of the U.S. bishops’ annual national collection to aid the church in Central and Eastern Europe.

Ukrainian Catholic leader calls shrine legislation ‘clear threat’
Catholic News Service (19 March 2012)
KIEV, Ukraine (CNS) — The major archbishop of the Ukrainian Catholic Church said government-backed legislation to transfer control of key national Christian shrines to the Orthodox Church was “a clear threat to the interdenominational peace and agreement established in our state during recent years

Ukrainian Catholic Leader Reaches Out to Russian Orthodox
Catholic News Service (27 August 2012)
KOLOMYYA, Ukraine (CNS) — The major archbishop of the Ukrainian Catholic Church said he hopes to follow up a Polish-Russian joint message by pursuing a similar reconciliation process with Russian Orthodox leaders.

Ukrainian Catholic Leader Visits Canada
Catholic News Service (4 September 2012)
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (CNS) — The major archbishop of the Ukrainian Catholic Church sent greetings to Canada’s Ukrainian Catholics as he prepared for a multicity visit that includes leading the church’s Synod of Bishops.

Ukrainian Catholic Bishops in Canada
Catholic News Service (11 September 2012)
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (CNS) — Ukrainian Catholic bishops from around the world gathered in Canada to discuss how to make their parishes more vibrant — especially through the involvement of laypeople.

Ukrainian or English?
Catholic News Service (12 September 2012)
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (CNS) — Many Ukrainian Catholic leaders serving the faithful outside the homeland face a dilemma: Do they serve the needs of the new immigrants and elderly by using Ukrainian in liturgies, or do they minister in English to keep younger people coming to church?

North America’s Churches: Example for Ukraine
Catholic News Service (12 September 2012)
PORTAGE LA PRAIRIE, Manitoba (CNS) — Catholic and Orthodox churches in Canada and the United States can be an example for their counterparts in Ukraine, Canada’s top Ukrainian Orthodox leader told the Ukrainian Catholic Synod of Bishops.

Ukrainian Bishops Close Synod in Canada
Catholic News Service (18 September 2012)
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (CNS) — Ukrainian Catholic bishops from four continents gathered for a final celebration Sept. 16 as they closed their weeklong Synod of Bishops.

Ukrainian Catholic Leader Addresses Canada’s Bishops
Catholic News Service (27 September 2012)
SAINTE-ADELE, Quebec (CNS) — Western secularism underlies the worldwide economic crisis and challenges the future of Ukraine, the head of the Ukrainian Catholic Church told Canada’s bishops.

Archbishop Lauds Mentor, Pope Francis
Catholic News Service (18 March 2013)
ROME (CNS) — For the head of the Ukrainian Catholic Church, “authenticity and simplicity” characterize the man who mentored him as a young bishop: the newly elected Pope Francis.

Bishops Lead Protesters in Prayer After Police Action in Kiev
Catholic News Service (12 December 2013)
ROME (CNS) — In the deep of the freezing night, security forces moved into Ukraine’s Independence Square intent on dislodging protesters who had spent weeks talking, singing and praying for their country.

Ukrainian Catholic Leader Invites Pope
Catholic News Service (23 February 2015)
VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The head of the Ukrainian Catholic Church invited Pope Francis to visit the war-torn nation, saying it would help bring peace.

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