Orthodox, Muslim, and Jewish communities mourn the death of Cardinal Husar
UOC KP Patriarch Filaret expressed condolences to the Head, bishops, clergy, and faithful of the UGCC on the repose of the Major Archbishop - Emeritus Lubomyr Husar.
“Thanks to his wise and balanced leadership the relations between our Churches improved significantly, and cooperation in bilateral and multilateral expanded. I hope that his legacy and his Kyiv-centric vision of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church will be preserved. The death of His Beatitude Lubomyr is a great loss for the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church and for all those who knew, loved, admired, and respected him”, wrote patriarch in his message.
Mufti Sheikh Ahmad Tamim, head of the Spiritual Administration of Muslims of Ukraine, also expressed his condolences. In a letter Sheikh Ahmed Tamim says: "In my memory he [patriarch Lubomyr] remains as patriot of his country, who cared deeply for the fate of the Ukrainian people, strived for peace and prosperity of Ukraine. He was not holding on to power, was simple in the relationship, humane and open in communication”
Chief Rabbi of Kyiv and Ukraine for Progressive Judaism Alexander Duhovny wrote "My soul is in sorrow. My friend and teacher died. I have always admired not only his humanity, not only his mind but also his truth. This truth is the legacy left after a great man Cardinal Lubomyr (Husar).
Today Lviv community of Progressive Judaism prays for the repose of Lubomyr, son of Yaroslav.