Lubomyr Husar

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His Eminent Beatitude 
  • Lubomyr Husar
  • Любомир Гузар
Cardinal, Major Archbishop Emeritus of Kiev-Galicia
Church Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church
Archdiocese Kyiv
Province Kyiv
Appointed 29 August 2005
Reign ended 10 February 2011
Predecessor Myroslav Lubachivsky
Successor Sviatoslav Shevchuk
Other posts Cardinal-Priest of S. Sofia a Via Boccea
Ordination 30 March 1958
Consecration 2 April 1976
by Josyf Slipyj
Created Cardinal 21 February 2001
Rank Cardinal-Priest
Personal details
Birth name Lubomyr Lev Luka Husar
Born (1933-02-26)26 February 1933
Lwów, Second Polish Republic (present day Ukraine)
Died May 31, 2017(2017-05-31) (aged 84)
Kniazhychi, Kyiv Oblast, Ukraine
Nationality Ukrainian
Denomination Ukrainian Greek Catholic
Residence Kniazhychi, Kyiv Oblast
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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.

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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