Ukrainian Catholic Church of the Transfiguration

УКРАЇНСЬКA КАТОЛИЦЬКA ЦЕРКВА ПРЕОБРАЖЕННЯ ГОСПОДНЬОГО


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An important inter-religious gesture

PatriarchsPatriarchs Svyatoslav (UGCC, pictured on left) and Filaret (UOC-KP) issued a common appeal on September 25th for the citizens of Sambir in western Ukraine to support the establishment of a memorial at the former Jewish cemetery in the city.

“It is said that a war does not end until those who were sacrificed are honoured …

“On this site the Nazis murdered many Jews, but also among those who died here were Ukrainian Christians who tried to save the Jewish population …”

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