Bishop Borys Gudziak, 53, is eparch of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Eparchy of Paris, a diocesan bishop serving Ukrainian Catholics in five European countries. The eparchy is an Eastern rite, in union with the Bishop of Rome. Bishop Gudziak’s parents emigrated from western Ukraine to the United States; he grew up in Syracuse, N.Y., where he attended a Ukrainian Catholic parish. He moved to western Ukraine in the 1990s and founded the Lviv Theological Academy, which later became Ukrainian Catholic University (UCU). In 2012, he was ordained a bishop, and, today, he resides in Paris. He remains president of UCU, however, and still regularly travels to the Ukraine.
He spoke March 5 with the...READ MORE