Lubomyr Husar

Catholic cardinal

Lubomyr Husar MSU (Liubomyr Huzar; 26 February 1933 – 31 May 2017) was the major archbishop of the Ukrainian Catholic Church, a minority church in Ukraine but the largest sui juris Eastern church in full communion with the Holy See.


  • Lubomyr Husar
  • Любомир Гузар
Cardinal, Major Archbishop Emeritus of Kiev-Galicia
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ChurchUkrainian Greek Catholic Church
ArchdioceseKyiv
ProvinceKyiv
Appointed29 August 2005
Term ended10 February 2011
PredecessorMyroslav Lubachivsky
SuccessorSviatoslav Shevchuk
Other postsCardinal-Priest of S. Sofia a Via Boccea
Orders
Ordination30 March 1958
by Ambrozij Andrew Senyshyn
Consecration2 April 1976
by Josyf Slipyj
Created cardinal21 February 2001
by Pope John Paul II
RankCardinal-Priest
Personal details
Birth nameLubomyr Lev Luka Husar
Born(1933-02-26)26 February 1933
Lwów, Second Polish Republic (present day Ukraine)
DiedMay 31, 2017(2017-05-31) (aged 84)
Kniazhychi, Kyiv Oblast, Ukraine
NationalityUkrainian
DenominationUkrainian Greek Catholic
ResidenceKniazhychi, Kyiv Oblast
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Coat of armsLubomyr Husar Любомир Гузар 's coat of arms

Husar was also a Cardinal of the Catholic Church. After the transfer of the see of Lviv to Kiev in 2005, he was the Ukrainian Catholic Major Archbishop of Kiev-Galicia. In February 2011 he became Major Archeparch Emeritus after he resigned due to ill health.

Husar died on 31 May 2017 following a long-illness in Kniazhychi, Kyiv Oblast, Ukraine at the age of 84.[1]

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