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Ukrainian Catholic leader hopes for reconciliation with Orthodox

May 12, 2011

In an interview with Vatican Radio, Major Archbishop Sviatoslav Shevchuk, who was elected head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church on March 25, discussed his hopes for Christian unity with the Orthodox, his reflections on the legacy of Blessed John Paul II’s 2001 visit to Ukraine, and his desire to meet with the head of the Russian Orthodox Church. (Patriarch Kirill, he said, has not yet responded to his letter.)


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