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Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church moves away from Russian-affiliated Julian calendar

February 07, 2023

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CWN Editor's Note: The Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, among the largest of the Eastern Catholic churches, will now celebrate Christmas on December 25.

Major Archbishop Sviatoslav Shevchuk said that the bishops were surprised to find wide support for the change among the laity, and that the bishops are “leaving the possibility to remain on the old calendar for those who aren’t ready.”

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