ENGLISH VERSION: Congress of the Russian Byzantine Catholic Church is opening. Press Release # 1
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Meeting together in plenary session for the first time after 100 years, clergy and laity of the Russian Byzantine Catholic Church from 5 continents join in congress today at the Sanctuario della Madonna del Carmine in Lago del Garda, Italy.
The focus of the meeting is to assess the current status of the smallest of the Catholic Churches sui juris both in Russia and in the Diaspora, both in terms of our relationship to our Orthodox brothers and sisters as well as to our fellow Eastern Catholic Churches and to the Roman Catholic Church and with the chair of St. Peter in Rome.
June 6, 2017