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Patriarchate of Constantinople postpones decision on recognizing independent Ukrainian Church

May 17, 2018

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CWN Editor's Note: The Orthodox Patriarchate of Constantinople has postponed discussions on a request for recognition of an autocephalous (self-governing) Ukrainian Orthodox Church. The request was made by both Orthodox and government leaders in Ukraine, but is strongly opposed by the Russian Orthodox Church.

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