Every second Saturday of the month, 4 pm - Divine Liturgy in English of Sunday - Ukrainian Catholic Cathedral of the Holy Family, Duke Street, London W1K 5BQ. Followed by refreshments.
Next Liturgy: Saturday 11th November, 4pm

But see below for the Pontifical Divine Liturgy in Westminster Cathedral on 28th October, to mark the 60th Anniversary of the Ukrainian Exarchate & Eparchy in the UK, served by His Beatitude Sviatoslav, Father & Head of the Ukrainian Catholic Church.

To purchase The Divine Liturgy: an Anthology for Worship (in English), order from the Sheptytsky Institute here, or the St Basil's Bookstore here.
To purchase the Divine Praises, the Divine Office of the Byzantine-Slav rite (in English), order from the Eparchy of Parma here.
The new catechism in English, Christ our Pascha, is available from the Eparchy of the Holy Family and the Society. Please email johnchrysostom@btinternet.com for details.

"It's Now or Never: The Return of the Eastern Christians to Iraq and Syria" - John Pontifex of Aid to the Church in Need gives the annual Christopher Morris Lecture in the Society's 90th year. Monday 27th November at the Ukrainian Catholic Cathedral of the Holy Family. 6-15 pm Divine Liturgy, 7-15 pm Lecture, 8-15 pm Reception. £10 donation requested. RSVP to johnchrysostom@btinternet.com







Saturday, 2 November 2013

Greece, Turkey face rift over mosques, muftis | SES Türkiye

After coming closer together following meetings between their leaders, Greece and Turkey are at odds over a proposal by Turkey Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan to re-open the Halki Seminary if Greece revives two mosques in Athens and allows Muslims to elect their own muftis.

Erdogan and Greece Prime Minister Antonis Samaras enjoyed cordial relations and agreements on a number of contentious issues, but religion and ancient enmities are proving more difficult to conquer. Both have said they want to overcome the vexing difficulties presented by religious questions.
Greece rejected the seminary-for-mosque tradeoff even though Samaras is the first Greek leader to push through a planned renovation of an Athens building for the country’s first official mosque and has supported religious freedom.

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Greece, Turkey face rift over mosques, muftis | SES Türkiye
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