As part of Christmas charity campaign Ukrainian Catholic University students have invited 600 homeless people to spend the Christmas night together, UCU press service reports Jan. 4.
The joint celebration is a traditional one, organized for the 20th time.
It was initiated by Metropolitan of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church Andrej Sheptytsky.
The homeless, among whom were not only Christians but Jews, were given presents and food.
The celebration will be held at four different venues in Lviv.
The UCU obtained the lists of the homeless thanks to Lviv social services running the roster of the homeless people.
The food for the Christmas dinner was donated by other Lviv residents.