Exhibition about the underground of UGCC moved to Chervonohrad

Monday, 29 November 2010, 22:22
On November 25, the exhibition "Toward the Light of Resurrection through the Thorns of Catacombs" opened in the Chervonohrad branch (Potocki Palace) of the Lviv History of Religion Museum. The exhibition is dedicated to the 20th anniversary of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church’s emergence from the underground, informs senior research associate from the museum’s Chervonohrad branch Halyna Hrynyk.
On November 25, the exhibition "Toward the Light of Resurrection through the Thorns of Catacombs" opened in the Chervonohrad branch (Potocki Palace) of the Lviv History of Religion Museum. The exhibition is dedicated to the 20th anniversary of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church’s emergence from the underground, informs senior research associate from the museum’s Chervonohrad branch Halyna Hrynyk. The core of the exhibition is materials from the Institute of Church History of the Ukrainian Catholic University, first of all memoires of eyewitness and active participants of the Catacomb Church collected during 1992-2008. The exhibition also displays artifacts and documents provided by the Liberation Movement Research Center, the State Archive of the Security Service of Ukraine, and the Lviv History of Religion Museum. One of the most difficult pages in the history of the UGCC, from 1939 to 1991, is disclosed through photographs and historical documents. The exhibition represents the three important stages of the tragic, yet heroic, history of the church: the violent liquidation in 1946, underground activity, and legalization in 1989. The exhibition is traveling to different cities of Ukraine. It has already been in Kyiv and Lviv. by The administrator of Holy Cross Church in Brody, Father Jaroslav Tsaryk, will organize the exhibit in the Sokal-Zhovka Eparchy.

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