UGCC head calls on Catholics and Orthodox to full unity
Sviatoslav Shevchuk noted that the wounds between Catholics and Orthodox require special care and healing.
The head of the UGCC, Sviatoslav Shevchuk, said that the Christians of Ukraine should move towards "complete visible unity." He said this in an appeal distributed by the press service of the UGCC.
According to him, the road to unity among Christians is "a way to heal the wounds of divisions, oppositions, mutual insults and mutual distrust."
“We must be aware that the wounds between Christians from the Catholic and Orthodox sides, as well as between the Protestant communities, require special attention today, understanding, prayer and healing,” Shevchuk says. “Therefore, we must all cherish a dialogue that would bring us to a complete and visible unity. We are in great need of inner unity to become the strength of our Church, our people and our state.”
As reported by the UOJ, Sviatoslav Shevchuk said that the Pochaiv Lavra is related to the UGCC.