International Conference On University Chaplaincy Held In Lviv
The participants of the conference discussed the issues of university chaplaincy, the problems and prospects of church-university relations, the experience of Europe and the Roman vicariate in the organization of university chaplaincy, and the role of Christian ethics and bioethics in academic ministry for youth. Among the participants of the conference were Cardinal Lubomyr Husar, head of the UGCC, Cardinal Marian Jaworski of the Roman Catholic Church, Fr. Borys Gudziak, rector of UCU, Fr. Natale Loda, a representative of the Bishops’ Conference of Europe and the Roman Vicariate, as well as rectors and instructors from other universities in Lviv. Cardinal Husar emphasized the importance of a harmonious combination of spiritual and intellectual virtues in a chaplain. In addition, a meeting with youth was also held in the framework of the conference. Cardinal Husar stressed the significance of both private and public prayer and called upon the youth to participate actively in public prayer events.