Roman Catholics Celebrate 600th Anniversary of Lviv Metropolitanate
The mass was also celebrated jointly by the head of the Roman Catholic Church of Ukraine, Archbishop Mieczyslaw Mokrzycki and the head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, Archbishop Sviatoslav Shevchuk.
The service was attended by bishops and clergymen of RCC from Ukraine and Poland and Auxiliary Bishop of the Lviv Metropolitanate of UGCC, Bishop Venedykt, representatives of the Orthodox Church, General Consul of the Polish Republic in Lviv and representatives of the authorities of the Lviv Oblast.
The service, which was celebrated in Latin, Polish and Ukrainian, began the jubilee year of the Roman Catholic Church in Ukraine. Archbishop Mieczyslaw Mokrzycki stressed in his sermon that the objective of the year is to bring Jesus to the world.