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S+L BLOG: Shevchuk

Today on Perspectives, Pope Francis’ daily mass, Cardinal-designate Lacroix holds a press conference, legal threats made against the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church and the Vatican holds a workshop on solutions for the Syrian civil-war. ...read more
Ukrainian Catholics have a surprising new leader. In February, the head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church,┬áCardinal Lubomyr Husar, retired for health reasons. Its bishops convened a synod last week and, after a four-day ‘conclave’, elected Archbishop Sviatoslav Shevchuk as their new leader. He becomes the Major-Archbishop of Kyiv-Halych, the archiepiscopal see where the Ukrainian ...read more