Eastern Catholic Churches

Thumbnail patriarchs 1 of the middle east met on june 8 2015 in damascus syria to discuss persecution within the region credit antioch patriarchate cna 6 9 15 Christians belong in Middle East, Antioch patriarchs say in call for peace

The five Christian patriarchs of Antioch met in Syria on Monday, calling for peace in the Syrian civil war while reaffirming that Christians have a...

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Thumbnail ukrainian priest credit bogdan mendrun shutterstock cna In a grandmother’s dress, the hidden story of a Ukrainian priest’s martyrdom

Dr. George Isajiw, the grandson of a slain Ukrainian priest, always knew that his grandfather was martyred by the Soviet secret police, amidst the...

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Thumbnail patriarch gregory peter xx ghabroyan courtesy of the armenian catholic eparchy of our lady of nareg in the usa and canada cna 7 31 15 New Armenian Catholic patriarch pulled from retirement to take the reins

In a rare move, the Armenian Catholic Church has pulled their new patriarch from out of retirement to take on the role as their new head. Church...

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Thumbnail archbishop sviatoslav shevchuk at the wednesday general audience in st peters square on  nov 27 2013 credit kyle burkhart cna 6 5 15 Polish, Eastern Catholic bishops stand firm on pastoral care for families

During recent meetings which were held separately, both the Polish bishops and the Eastern Catholic bishops from Europe have discussed the family...

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Thumbnail pope francis met with members of the permanent synod of the ukrainian greek catholic church at the vatican march 5 credit  losservatore romano cna 3 7 16 Pope Francis lauds fidelity of Ukrainian Greek-Catholics

Pope Francis met with leaders of the Permanent Synod of the Ukrainian Greek-Catholic Church (UGCC) on Saturday, praising their people's “tireless...

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Thumbnail sheptytsky institute What an academic institute in Canada means for Ukrainian Catholics

A longtime institute on Eastern Christianity has played a pivotal role in restoring the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church after the fall of...

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