Speech to The Ukrainian Greek Catholic Holy Synod

5 September 2016 My brotherly greeting is addressed first of all to His Beatitude Sviatoslav, father and head of the illustrious Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church and worthy successor to the Servant of God, Andrey Sheptytsky, heroic Cardinal Yosyf Slipyj, Cardinal...

Patriarch Gregorios III’s visit to Ukraine

Solidarity between Christians in the Middle East and Ukraine in a time of conflict and crisis: Patriarch Gregorios III addresses the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Synod in Ukraine Lviv, Ukraine, 4 September 2016 The Ukrainian Greek Catholic Patriarchal Synod opened today...

Call to Prayer and Fasting for the Dormition

26 July 2016 “This kind goeth not out but by prayer and fasting.” (Matthew 17:21) On the threshold of this Marian month of August and as we are about to begin holding Paraklesis services, we summon the faithful of all our eparchies to prayer and fasting, in order to...

Greetings for Eid ul-Fitr

Greetings for Eid ul-Fitr 1 Shawwal 1437 AH / 6 July 2016 AD Damascus Eid ul-Fitr concludes the fasting month of Ramadan, during which we have been witnessing a tragic situation. Nevertheless we send our Muslim fellow-citizens and companions in history and destiny...
Patriarch’s 2016 Paschal Letter

Patriarch’s 2016 Paschal Letter

Way of the Resurrection: Road to Jerusalem! Road to Damascus! Christ is Risen! He is risen indeed! To all of you, dear brothers and sisters, your Graces the Bishops, Superiors General, Mothers General, priests, deacons, monks, nuns and all the sons and daughters of...