Rome - Pope Benedict XVI has appointed His Grace, Bishop Hlib (Lonchyna) as Apostolic Administrator sede vacante of the Apostolic Exarchate for Ukrainians in Great Britain (source). Bishop Hlib will be responsible for the pastoral care of Ukrainian Catholics in Great Britain until a new Apostolic Exarch can be named.

Bishop Hlib is titular Bishop of Bareta and Bishop of the Curia of the Major Archbishop of Kyïv-Halyč. He currently Apostolic Visitator for Ukrainian Catholics in Ireland (source).