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« on: April 04, 2011, 05:09:38 PM »

4 April 2011 Catholic News Agency

The 40-year old bishop newly elected to lead the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church has ambitious plans to resist growing secularism in his country, drawing on help from Rome and a "strategic alliance" with the Orthodox Churches.

Major Archbishop Sviatoslav Shevchuk visited Pope Benedict XVI on April 1 in his first official act since being elected March 23 to leadership of the world’s 4.3 million Ukrainan Greek Catholics by a synod of bishops.

To read the rest of the article: http://risu.org.ua/en/index/monitoring/society_digest/41624/

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