Rector of the Ukrainian Catholic University nominated Apostolic Exarch for Ukrainians in France

Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church has a new bishop. Pope Benedict XVI nominated the rector of the Ukrainian Catholic University Rev. Dr. Borys Gudziak as Apostolic Exarch for Ukrainians in France and appointed him as Titular Bishop of Carcabia. This is officially informed by the Vatican Press Service.

The new bishop will be the Apostolic Exarch for Ukrainians in France (Exarchate also includes Belgium, Nederland, Luxemburg, and Switzerland. The Holy Father accepted the resignation from the office by Bishop Mykhail Hrynchyshyn.

Bishop-nominee Borys (Gudziak) will be 49 the bishop of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church.

Fr. Borys Gudziak was born in Siracuse (USA) in 1960 and ordained as a priest in 1998. His PhD in Byzantine and Slavic studies got in Harvard University.

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