RCC Metropolitan of Lviv was gifted a custom-engraved watch by the chairman of the Ternopil Regional State Administration

20 April, 12:24
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RCC Metropolitan of Lviv was gifted a custom-engraved watch by the chairman of the Ternopil Regional State Administration - фото 1
Recently, Deputy Chairman of the Public Council of the Ternopil Regional State Administration Ivan Iskersky visited the Lviv Diocese of the Roman Catholic Church on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the birth of Mieczyslaw Mokrzycki, Archbishop Metropolitan of Lviv and chairman of the Conference of the Roman Catholic Bishops in Ukraine.

Chairman of the Ternopil Regional State Administration Volodymyr Trush greeted Archbishop Metropolitan Mieczyslaw Mokrzycki of Lviv, wished him health, long and happy years of life full of Christian exploits and love for others, and awarded him a birthday watch.

This is reported by Gazeta1.

RCC Metropolitan of Lviv was gifted a custom-engraved watch by the chairman of the Ternopil Regional State Administration - фото 70932

 

The public council of the Ternopil Regional State Administration also joined the congratulations. Its representative Ivan Iskersky personally handed over congratulatory letters from Volodymyr Trush and Chairman of the public council Valery Fedoreyko, which noted the active participation of Archbishop Mieczyslaw Mokrzycki in the processes of formation of Ukrainian statehood and expressed wishes for long life and sacrificial pastoral work for the benefit of our independent Ukraine.

Mieczyslaw Mokrzycki was the personal secretary of Pope John Paul II, and in 2005-2007 – his successor Pope Benedict XVI. In 2007, Pope Benedict appointed him coadjutor bishop of the Lviv Archdiocese of the Roman Catholic Church in Ukraine and gave him episcopal ordinations. On October 21, 2008, in connection with the resignation of Metropolitan Cardinal Marjan Yavorsky of Lviv, Mieczyslaw Mokrzycki was appointed head of the Archdiocese of Lviv and was solemnly enthroned.