There is the biggest Eastern Catholic Church before you what is not an obstacle but a bearer of clear and total unity of Church, - His Beatitude Sviatoslav to cardinal Koch in Vatican

Wednesday, 28 June 2017, 12:04

June 25, after celebrating Divine Liturgy at Pope’s altar in St. Peter’s Basilica, Vatican, His Beatitude Sviatoslav congratulated cardinal Kurt Koch, the President of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity.

Congratulating the representative from Vatican dicastery, His Beatitude Sviatoslav pointed out that UGCC is “the biggest Eastern Catholic Church what is not an obstacle in the ecumenical dialogue but a bearer of visible and total unity of Church”. These words thousands of pilgrims met with applauses.

In addition, cardinal Kurt Koch heads the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity what is responsible for settling interconfessional dialogue, relations with Orthodox and protestant Churches, as well as promoting unity among Christians.

The head of the Vatican dicastery participated in the Divine Liturgy in St. Peter’s Basilica in Vatican on the occasion of 150th anniversary of St. Josaphat canonization, the Ukrainian martyr for the unity of Church.

The Secretariat of Head of UGCC in Rome