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Monday, December 17, 2018
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Patriarch Filaret, head of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Kiev Patriarchate, speaks during a news briefing in Kiev

Ukraine Wins Approval for Historic Split from Russian Church

By Pavel Polityuk and Yesim Dikmen KIEV/ISTANBUL (Reuters) Ukraine secured approval on Thursday to establish an independent church in what Kiev says is a vital...
Patriarch Filaret, head of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Kiev Patriarchate, speaks during an interview with Reuters in Kiev

Once An Outcast, Ukrainian Patriarch Ready to Lead Church Split from...

By Matthias Williams and Pavel Polityuk KIEV (Reuters)  Patriarch Filaret was defrocked and excommunicated by the Russian Orthodox church, and accused by his opponents of being...
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