Archbishop Borys Gudziak Take Part in Seventeenth Session of Permanent Synod

The Seventeenth (68th) Session of the Permanent Synod of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, led by His Beatitude Sviatoslav, took place online October 5-7, 2021.

Metropolitan Borys, who is a member of the Permanent Synod, took part in the session along with Yevhen Popovych, Archbishop and Metropolitan of Przemysl-Warszawa; Bohdan Danylo, Bishop of Parma; and Teodor Martyniuk, Auxiliary Bishop of the Ternopil-Zboriv Archeparchy.

The bishops discussed the next steps to implement decisions of the Synod of Bishops of the UGCC. The text of the Post-Synodal Message about the Pastoral strategic planning of the global Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, prepared by the Synodal Group headed by Bishop Bohdan Danylo, was finalized.

The bishops started preparing the next Synod of Bishops to be held in 2022: “Synodality and Catholicity: The Experience of the UGCC.”