Orthodox Church of Latvia secedes from Moscow
September 12, 2022
CWN Editor's Note: By an act of the Latvian parliament, the Orthodox Church in Latvia has been separated from the Russian Orthodox Church.
“Rejecting any link with the Patriarch of Moscow is a crucial matter for our Orthodox community, the whole society of Latvia, and national security.” according to the legislation.
The Baltic nation of 1.9 million (map) is 37% Protestant, 23% Catholic, and 23% Orthodox.
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