Dedication of the Sobor

August 20, 2013

Consecration and dedication of the Cathedral of Resurrection took place on 17-18 August 2013 on the occasion of the 1025th anniversary of the Baptism of Rus-Ukraine by the Head and the Father of the UGCC His Beatitude Sviatoslav. For the consecration of the cathedral came more than 20 thousand pilgrims and more than 700 priests.

On the altar of the newly built church Patriarch Sviatoslav placed the relics of Saints Peter and Paul St. Andrew, Popes Clement and Martin, who died on the Ukrainian territory, St. Josaphat Kuntsevych, blessed martyrs of the twentieth century Nicholas Charnetsky and Josaphat Kotsylovsky.

Patriarch Sviatoslav together with the members of the Synod of the UGCC, Papal Nuncio Edward Thomas Haliksonom, Cardinal Ayudrisom Yuzasom Bachkisom and Roman Catholic bishops celebrated Liturgy of the dedication of the Cathedral.

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