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Second letter to Exarch Michael Hrynchyshyn, C.S.s.R. requesting clarifications of documents

This second letter asks (more…)

English translations of ‘secret’ faculties given to Archbishop Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky by Pope Pius X

The following translations of Pope Pius X’s provide documented recognition of Archbishop Andrey Sheptytsky’s universal patriarchal jurisdiction in the Catholic Church of Kievan-Rus (commonly called the Ukrainian Catholic Church). (more…)

Texts of faculties granted in February 1908 by Pope St. Pius X to the Servant of God, Metropolitan Archbishop Andrij Sheptytsky

The following are verbatim transcriptions of the photocopied documents received from His Excellency, Bishop Michael Hrynchyshyn, C.S.s.R., (Kievan Catholic) Exarch of France. The photocopied documents accompanied his letter dated May 6, 2004, a scan of which can be seen by clicking here. (more…)


Letter to Bishop Michael Hrynchyshyn, Exarch of France, requesting information about St. Pope Pius X’s then-secret faculties conferred on Archbishop Andrij Sheptytskij of Kiev-Halych

NCCL Executive Director faxed the following letter (more…)