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The Apostolic Exarchate in Germany and Scandinavia for the Ukrainians
covers Ukrainian Greek Catholics
The Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church , Ukrainska Hreko-Katolytska Tserkva), is the largest Eastern Rite Catholic sui juris particular church in full communion with the Holy See, and is directly subject to the Pope...
Germany , officially the Federal Republic of Germany , is a federal parliamentary republic in Europe. The country consists of 16 states while the capital and largest city is Berlin. Germany covers an area of 357,021 km2 and has a largely temperate seasonal climate...
Finland , officially the Republic of Finland, is a Nordic country situated in the Fennoscandian region of Northern Europe. It is bordered by Sweden in the west, Norway in the north and Russia in the east, while Estonia lies to its south across the Gulf of Finland.Around 5.4 million people reside...
Norway , officially the Kingdom of Norway, is a Nordic unitary constitutional monarchy whose territory comprises the western portion of the Scandinavian Peninsula, Jan Mayen, and the Arctic archipelago of Svalbard and Bouvet Island. Norway has a total area of and a population of about 4.9 million...
Sweden , officially the Kingdom of Sweden , is a Nordic country on the Scandinavian Peninsula in Northern Europe. Sweden borders with Norway and Finland and is connected to Denmark by a bridge-tunnel across the Öresund....
. It was established on the 17th April, 1959. Its cathedral church is the Kathedrale Maria Schutz und St. Andreas
The Cathedral of the Intercession of the Mother of God and of St. Andrew the Firstcalled in Munich, Germany, is the Ukrainian Greek Catholic cathedral of the Apostolic Exarchate in Germany and Scandinavia for the Ukrainians.-External links:*...
. The current apostolic exarch is Petro Kryk.
Previous Apostolic Exarchs
- Petro Kryk (3 February, 2001 - present)
- Platon Kornyljak (7 July, 1959 - 1 November 2000)
Note that in many parishes, the Ukrainian Catholics use the local Latin Rite Catholic church as a location for Divine Liturgy
Divine Liturgy is the common term for the Eucharistic service of the Byzantine tradition of Christian liturgy. As such, it is used in the Eastern Orthodox and Eastern Catholic Churches. Armenian Christians, both of the Armenian Apostolic Church and of the Armenian Catholic Church, use the same term...
. This list is not complete.
- Sankt Ansgars kirke Cathedral, Copenhagen
Copenhagen is the capital and largest city of Denmark, with an urban population of 1,199,224 and a metropolitan population of 1,930,260 . With the completion of the transnational Øresund Bridge in 2000, Copenhagen has become the centre of the increasingly integrating Øresund Region...
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