In Lviv, Volodymyr Zelenskyy visited Andrey Sheptytsky Museum

18 September, 12:41
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During a working trip to the Lviv region, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy visited Andrey Sheptytsky Museum in Lviv. The Head of State watched the museum's exposition.

Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky (head of the UGCC in 1901-1944) was born on July 29, 1865, in the village of Prylbychi in Yavoriv district. Throughout his ministry, he significantly rebuilt the Greek Catholic Church both in Ukraine and abroad. Being one of the wealthiest people in Galicia, he generously sponsored Ukrainian cultural and educational societies and provided scholarships to young artists. In 1905, he founded the National Museum in Lviv and purchased a large number of exhibits for it. He supported Ukrainian economic activity and promoted the opening of cooperative societies. As a Metropolitan of Galicia, he was a member of the Viennese Parliament and the Galician Sejm. I experienced the oppression of the Bolsheviks. He died on November 1, 1944, due to a severe illness.