Danylevych, Roman

Danylevych, Roman [Данилевич, Роман; Danylevyč], b 15 September 1903 in Pecheniia, Peremyshliany county, Galicia, d 24 March 1985 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Journalist, Catholic activist. Danylevych helped organize the Ukrainian Youth for Christ festival in 1933 and the Orly Catholic Association of Ukrainian Youth. He contributed articles to the Ukrainian religious press in Galicia. During the Second World War he served as the liaison officer for prisoners of war at the Ukrainian Central Committee. Abroad he worked as the editor of Khrystyians’kyi holos (1949–54) and Postup (Winnipeg) (1959–62). He lived in Cleveland, Ohio, and was active in the movement for a Ukrainian Catholic patriarchate and in Ukrainian Catholic brotherhoods. In 1951 he became president of the Obnova Ukrainian Catholic Academic Alliance (see Obnova Society of Ukrainian Catholic Students).

[This article originally appeared in the Encyclopedia of Ukraine, vol. 1 (1984).]

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