Verkhovna Rada appeals to Ecumenical Patriarch to approve of establishing Ukrainian autocephalous church

Verkhovna Rada appeals to Ecumenical Patriarch to approve of establishing Ukrainian autocephalous church

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Ukrainian parliament has adopted an appeal to the Ecumenical Patriarch to grant autocephalous status to the Ukrainian church.

A draft resolution "On the Verkhovna Rada’s appeal to His Holiness Bartholomew I, Archbishop of Constantinople and New Rome, Ecumenical Patriarch relating to granting autocephalous status to the Orthodox Church in Ukraine" was passed by 245 MPs.

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