Sacred Ukraine icon blown up
A report that the Hoshiv Monastery in Western Ukraine. which contained the Miraculous Icon of Our Lady of Hoshiv. has been blown tip by dynamite, was received last week by Ukrainians in Britain. The Communist regime is blamed for the "wanton destruction" of the shrine.
Prof, I la ri a n Holu bow ycz, of Fenton, Staffs. president of the Central Council of the Ukrainian Christian Movement, writes: "Our Lady of Zarvanytsa and Our Lady of Hoshiv, in the Bright Mountain, were the most sacred places in the Ukraine, Many miracles were wroughtatt Hoshiv.
"Since the solemn crowning of Our Lady of Consolation many graces and favours have been bestowed upon the pilgrims at Hoshiv. We ask all Catholics in the free world to protest against this barbarous act."