On Friday, October 18th, the Ukrainian Institute of America in cooperation with the Ukrainian Congress Committee of America organized a meeting with His Beatitude Metropolitan Epiphaniy Metropolitan of Kyiv and All Ukraine on the occasion of his inaugural visit to the United States.

Among Honorary Guests was His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros, who delivered a short welcome speech. In attendance there were also Volodymyr Yelchenko, Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the UN, and Oleksii Holubov, Consul General of Ukraine in New York.

Visit of Metropolitan Epiphaniy to the Ukrainian Institute of America