The hotel restaurant “Dovbush” offers to visit the museum of Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky in the Peter and Paul Church and the city of Martyrs.
You probably will be interested in this person Andrei Sheptytsky.
Metropolitan, count, enlightener, member of the Galician Sejm and the Vienna Parliament, patron Andrew Sheptytsky – one of the most controversial and odious figures in Ukrainian history.
Heir to a noble and rich family, but chose the path of a monk.
A fierce fighter for the Ukrainian national idea, while over 2,000 Jewish children saved him during the Second World War.
He greeted the Germans in the Ukrainian land, as the Head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, but he openly opposed Nazism and the genocide of the Jews. He was the founder of the National Museum in Lviv, he spent over $ 1 million to help children from poor Ukrainian and Jewish families.
He was an educator and patron of the arts for the Ukrainian people.
He was always faithful to his principle: “holy work cannot be served by bloody hands”.