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Constantinople moving forward to recognize independent Ukrainian Orthodox Church

November 20, 2018

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CWN Editor's Note: The Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople has announced plans to move forward with recognition of an independent Ukrainian Orthodox Church, with an official pronouncement expected in December. In a related development Ukrainian Patriarch Filaret, who broke from Moscow to establish an independent hierarchy, has hinted that he will not seek or accept election as patriarch of the unified Ukrainian Orthodox Church.

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