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Ecumenical Patriarch recognizes Macedonian Orthodox Church in surprise move

May 16, 2022

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CWN Editor's Note: Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, who holds a primacy of honor among the Orthodox churches, has granted recognition to the 1.3-million member Macedonian Orthodox Church.

The church (CNEWA profile) broke away from the Serbian Orthodox Church in 1967. According to the report, the Russian Orthodox Church, as well as the Serbian Orthodox Church, opposed the recognition.

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