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Ukrainians light candles in memory of victims of the Holodomor, the forced famine in the 1930's that resulted in millions of deaths.

Ukrainians light candles in memory of victims of the Holodomor, the forced famine in the 1930's that resulted in millions of deaths. On Sunday, Pope Francis offered special greetings to Ukrainian pilgrims commemorating the Holodomor.

Pope notes tragedy of Holodomor, prays for peace in Ukraine

26/11/2017 12:40

At the Angelus on Sunday, Pope Francis greeted Ukrainian pilgrims "who are remembering the tragedy of the Holodomor," and prayed for peace in Ukraine. 

 

The Patriarchal Cathedral of the Resurrection of Christ in Kyiv (file photo)

The Patriarchal Cathedral of the Resurrection of Christ in Kyiv. On Thursday the USCCB announced it was sending aid to a number of Churches in Central Europe, including funding to support priests and religious in war-torn eastern Ukraine.

USCCB approves aid to Church in Central and Eastern Europe

28/07/2017 16:16

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops' (USCCB) Subcommittee on Aid to the Church in Central and Eastern Europe approved over $4.8 million in funding for 206 projects in 22 countries in Central and Eastern Europe.

 

Relatives attend the unveiling of the National Monument for the MH17 plane crash victims in The Netherlands

Relatives attend the unveiling of the National Monument for the MH17 plane crash victims in The Netherlands

Netherlands unveils memorial to victims of downed plane

17/07/2017 20:03

Government officials and relatives have unveiled a memorial in The Netherlands to nearly 300 family members died when a passenger plane was shot down by a missile over conflict-torn eastern Ukraine.

Cardinal Leonardo Sandri blesses the children of a Ukrainian Greek Catholic priest during his visit to Ukraine

Cardinal Leonardo Sandri blesses the children of a Ukrainian Greek Catholic priest during his visit to Ukraine

Card. Sandri visits Ukraine in sign of Vatican solidarity

15/07/2017 15:52

Cardinal Leonardo Sandri, Prefect of the Congregation for the Oriental Churches, wraps up a week-long visit to Ukraine on Sunday, in a trip meant as a sign of solidarity with the faithful of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church

The funeral procession for Cardinal Lubomyr Husar, Major Archbishop emeritus of Kyiv-Halyč

The funeral procession for Cardinal Lubomyr Husar, Major Archbishop emeritus of Kyiv-Halyč. On Monday, Pope Francis sent a letter paying his respects to the former head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church.

Pope Francis pays final respects to Cardinal Husar

05/06/2017 13:02

In a heartfelt personal letter, Pope Francis has expressed his desire to “be among those praying to the heavenly Father” for the “chosen soul of our Brother” Cardinal Lubomyr Husar, Major Archbishop emeritus of Kyiv-Halyč.

 

His Beatitude Cardinal Lubomyr Husar, Major Archbishop emeritus of Kyiv-Halyč (file photo)

His Beatitude Cardinal Lubomyr Husar, Major Archbishop emeritus of Kyiv-Halyč. On Wednesday, Pope Francis sent a telegram of condolence on the death of the former head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church.

Pope sends condolences for death of Cardinal Husar

01/06/2017 14:54

Pope Francis has sent a telegram his condolences on the death of His Beatitude, Cardinal Lubomyr Husar, Major Archbishop emeritus of Kyiv-Halyč.