ANNOUNCEMENT: Pope Francis to Visit Rome’s Greek-Catholic Community of Ukrainians

On January 28, Francis Will Visit Basilica of Saint Sophia

Major Archbishop Sviatoslav Shevchuk of Lvov

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Pope Francis will visit Rome’s Greek-Catholic Ukrainian community later this month.

This was announced in a statement of the Director of the Press Office of the Holy See, Greg Burke, this morning.

“Welcoming the invitation of His Beatitude Sviatoslav Shevchuk, Major Archbishop of Kyiv-Halyč of the Ukrainians,” the statement read, “Pope Francis will visit the Basilica of Santa Sofia in Rome on Sunday, January 28, 2018, at 4 p.m., and will meet the Greek-Catholic Community of Ukraine.”

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