Nykyta Budka the first bishop of the Ruthenian Greek Catholic Church in Canada: the election process
Keywords:Nykyta Budka, Ruthenian Greek Catholic Church, Ukrainian immigrants, Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, Roman Catholic Church, Canada
Nadiia Volik. «Nykyta Budka the first bishop of the Ruthenian Greek Catholic Church in Canada: the election process». The circumstances and process of appointment a bishop for Greek Catholic communities in Canada are outline. Proved that the election and approval of the bishop were necessary to preserve the identity of the Rusyns, their culture and language, and also contributed of Greek Catholic Church formation in Canada and its further development.