Exhibition on UGCC Underground Period Held in Rome
A religious society of the Holy Sophia and the Institute of St. Pope Clement of the Ukrainian Catholic University invite everyone to visit an exhibition “To the Light of the Resurrection through the Thorns of Catacombs” held on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the emergence of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church from the underground, the website of the UGCC in Italy reported.
The exhibition is based on the memoirs of eye-witnesses and active participants of the underground movement, photos gathered by the Institute of Church History of the Ukrainian Catholic University for 20 years.
The exhibition covers the following three periods from 1939 to 1991: the forced liquidation, underground and legalization of UGCC in 1989. It includes 20 thematic banners presenting life stories of UGCC clergymen, monastics and lay people and reflecting unique human destinies. A book about the exhibition is offered in the book shop of the Cathedral the Holy Sophia.
The exhibition will close in the end of March.