Pope encourages Ukrainian Catholics to work 'every day' for Church unity
Catholic World News - November 27, 2013
At the conclusion of his general audience on Wednesday, November 27, Pope Francis offered a special greeting to pilgrims from Ukraine, who were in Rome for the conclusion of the Year of Faith.
The Pope reminded the Ukrainians—who were led by Major Archbishop Sviatoslav Shevhuk of Kiev—of the need “to commit ourselves every day to communion with our brothers.” The Byzantine-rite Ukrainian Catholic Church has the dual challenge of preserving close ties with Latin-rite Catholics and with the splintered Orthodox community of Ukraine.
An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:
Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation. Your donation will help us reach seven million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!
Our Spring Challenge Grant
Progress toward our Spring Challenge Grant goal ($23,825 to go):
All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!