Ecumenical Patriarch ‘not intimidated’ by critics of his decision to recognize Ukrainian Orthodox Church
December 11, 2018
CWN Editor's Note: In a luncheon toast during his visit to South Korea, Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople, who holds a primacy of honor among the Orthodox churches, said, “The Ecumenical Patriarchate, though, continues to be a target for those who claim that its mission supersedes its privileges and, thus, constantly seek to supplant its authority. This is exactly what we are currently witnessing as a reaction to our endeavors to resolve and heal schisms in order to bring much desired peace to Ukraine. And yet, the Mother Church is not intimidated by threats.”The above note supplements, highlights, or corrects details in the original source (link above). About CWN news coverage.
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