Blessed Yosafat Kotsylovskyi

[Blessed Yosafat Kotsylovskyi]
Also known as

  • Josaphat Kocylovskyj
  • Josaphat Kotsylovsky

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Greek Catholic. Studied theology in Rome, graduating in 1907. Ordained on 9 October 1907. Vice-rector and professor of theology at the Stanislaviv, Ukraine seminary. Entered the Basilian novitiate on 2 October 1911. Bishop of Premeshyl, Poland on 23 September 1917. Imprisoned for his faith by Polish authorities in September 1945. Died in prison. One of the Martyrs Killed Under Communist Regimes in Eastern Europe.

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  • if you have information relevant to the canonization of Blessed Basil, contact
       Ukrain’ska Greko-Katolits’ka Tserkva
       pl. Sviatoho Yura 5
       L’viv 79000, UKRAINE
       - or -
       Chiesa S. Sofia Ucraina
       Via Boccea, 478
       00166 Roma, ITALY

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MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Yosafat Kotsylovskyi”. Saints.SQPN.com. 2 April 2010. Web. 24 October 2014. <http://saints.sqpn.com/blessed-yosafat-kotsylovskyi/>