25 years ago, the Greek Catholics in Transcarpathia received freedom (PHOTOS)
Today, Mukachevo Greek Catholic Eparchy continued the celebration of the 25th anniversary of the church coming out of the underground. Also, the diocese celebrates its 11th anniversary of moving the relics of the Blessed Martyr Theodore Romzha. The celebration took place in the divinity seminary named after the blessed Theodore Romzha in Mynai.
On the occasion of the holiday, the Cardinal Jozef Tomka, the ministered Prefect of the Congregation of Evangelization of Peoples, special envoy of Pope Francis visited Uzhgorod to conduct the solemn liturgy. The liturgy lasted more than two and a half hours. Over one thousand faithfuls from all parts of Transcarpathia took part in it. Nearly a hundred priests not only from Ukraine but also from Italy, Hungary, Slovakia, Poland and the United States came to this event. There was a procession around the temple and the seminary with reading of the Gospels.