During a visit to Canada last week, Bishop Mykhaylo Bubniy speaks to CNEWA staff and the Ukrainian community of Ottawa. (photo: CNEWA)
CNEWA last week welcomed Mykhaylo Bubniy, Bishop of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, the Archiepiscopal Exarch of Ukrainian Catholic Archiepiscopal Exarchate of Odesa, Archiepiscopal Administrator of Ukrainian Catholic Archiepiscopal Exarchate of Crimea and Titular Bishop of Thubursicum-Bure.
Religious leaders and members of the Ottawa Ukrainian community were very interested to learn about pastoral life in southern Ukraine.
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CNEWA has been supporting the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church since Ukraine gained its independence from the Soviet Union. With the help of its donors, in 2017 CNEWA funded 26 pastoral and humanitarian projects in Ukraine for the amount of $500,000 USD.
Bishop Mykhaylo Bubniy, left, meets with Carl Hétu CNEWA’s national director in Canada; Father Michael Winn, rector of Holy Spirit Seminary, Ottawa; and Dr. Andrew Bennett, deacon at St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Shrine in Ottawa. (photo: CNEWA)