Sviatoslav Shevchuk, a Head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church

Born on May 5, 1970, in Stryi, Lviv region. 

Education: 

1991-1992 – Center for Philosophy and theological studies “Don Bosco” in Buenos Aires, Argentina

1992-1994 – Lviv Theological Seminary

1994-1995 – Pontifical University of Thomas Aquinas (Rome, Italy). BA in Theology 

1995-1997 – Pontifical University of Thomas Aquinas. Theological Faculty, Section of moral theology

1997-1999 – Pontifical University of Thomas Aquinas. Doctorate with Summa cum laude in theological anthropology and moral theology. 

Pastoral activity: 

1999-2000 – Prefect of the Lviv Holy Spirit Theological Seminary

2000-2007 – vice rector of Lviv Holy Spirit Theological Seminary

Since 2001 – vice dean of Theology Faculty of the Lviv Theological Academy (today known as the Ukrainian Catholic University)

2002-2005 – Head of Secretariat and personal secretary to His Eminence Lubomyr, head of the Patriarchal Curia in Lviv

From June 2007 – rector of the Lviv Holy Spirit Theological Seminary.

January 14, 2009, Pope Benedict XVI blessed the decision of the Synod of Bishops on the appointment of Father Sviatoslav Shevchuk as auxiliary bishop of the Diocese of the Holy Virgin in Buenos Aires, Argentina.