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Resignation of Cardinal Lubomyr Husar

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Lubomyr_Cardinal_HusarVATICAN CITY, 10 FEB 2011 (VIS) - The Holy Father today accepted the resignation from the office of major archbishop of Kyiv-Halyc, Ukraine, presented by Cardinal Lubomyr Husar, in accordance with canon 126 para. 2 of the Code of Canon Canons of the Eastern Churches. The administrator of the major archiepiscopal Church will be Archbishop Igor Vozniak C.SS.R. of Lviv of the Ukrainians, whose duty it will be to call a synod of bishops of the Greek-Catholic Ukrainian Church to elect the new major archbishop.

Source: V.I.S. -Vatican Information Service. www.visnews.org
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