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Feastday: January 17

Birth: 1867

Death: 1947

Beatified By: 27 June 2001 by Pope John Paul II in Ukraine

Gregory Khomyshyn was a Greek Catholic. He was ordained on November 18, 1893. Studied theology at Vienna, Austria from 1894 to 1899. Rector of the seminary in Lviv, Ukraine in 1902. Bishop of Stanislaviv (modern Ivano-Frankivsk), Ukraine on 6 May 1904. Arrested for his faith in 1939. Arrested again in April 1945; deported to Kiev, Ukraine. Died in prison. One of the Martyrs Killed Under Communist Regimes in Eastern Europe

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