Jubilee Conference of the Lviv Stauropegion Brotherhood of St. Andrew the First-Called Apostle Held in Lviv
LVIV — The 20th Jubilee Conference of the Lviv Stauropegion Brotherhood of St. Andrew the First-Called Apostle was held in the Stauropegion complex on Ruska Street in Lviv on February 23, 2010. Roman Maksymovych was elected as the new head of the brotherhood and Taras Dmytryk and Yurii Fediv his deputies.
RISU was told by the organizers that it was noted at the conference that the brotherhood is the oldest and only organization of religious character in Ukraine that was revived in 1990 and has been active in the Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Church (UAOC) for 20 years and is the legal successor of the Lviv Stauropegion Brotherhood of the Holy Assumption.
The participants approved the plan of action for 2010 and discussed the problems and prospects of the only and oldest printed periodical of the UAOC, Uspenska Vezha, which has been published for 19 years. Oleh Penderetskyi was appointed chief editor of the periodical.
The brotherhood also passed a decision to approach the Lviv City Council with a request to rename certain streets, particularly, a section of Mechnikova Street as Patriarch Dymytrii Street and a decision to take preparatory actions to renew the Stauropegion Museum.