Orthodox Patriarch commits to independent Ukrainian Church, snubs Moscow

Istanbul, Turkey, Oct 11, 2018 / 01:00 pm (CNA).- The Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople, leader of the global Orthodox Church, has issued a statement confirming plans for an independent Ukrainian Orthodox Church, and restored ties with the previously schismatic Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Kyivan Patriarchate. The announcement, released Oct. … Continue reading