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Russian claims of political territorial Oversight of Ukrainian state drastically challenged.


Ukrainian Orthodox Church breaks away from Russian influence ISTANBUL (AP) — An independent Ukrainian Orthodox church was created at a signing ceremony in Turkey on Saturday, formalizing a split with the Russian church it had been tied to since 1686. … Continue reading

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Joint Declaration of Pope Francis and Patriarch Kirill


12/02/2016 22:19 Joint Declaration of Pope Francis and Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia “The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ and the love of God the Father and the fellowship of the holy Spirit be with all of … Continue reading

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Trying to understand Ecumenism and Russian State Power


Ecumenism and Russian State Power by George Weigel 11 . 12 . 14 Source http://www.firstthings.com/web-exclusives/2014/11/ecumenism-and-russian-state-power Historically, various Orthodox Churches have identified with the political governance in their nations (ethnic groups). Here is a current day example of how this relationship … Continue reading

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Orthodox Churches Will Hold First Ecumenical Council In 1,200 Years In Istanbul


Reuters  | by  Dasha Afanasieva and Tom Heneghan ISTANBUL, March 9 (Reuters) – Patriarchs of the world’s 250 million Orthodox Christians ended a rare summit in Istanbul on Sunday calling for a peaceful end to the crisis in Ukraine and denouncing … Continue reading

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Pope Francis meeting with Putin could help mend Catholic-Orthodox relations


  by OCP on November 7, 2013 inSha   Philip Pullella  – 7/11/13 Pope Francis will receive Russian President Vladimir Putin on November 25, an encounter that could help mend strained relations between the Vatican and the Russian Orthodox Church. Russian-Vatican … Continue reading

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Pope Francis, from an Orthodox priest’s view of the world


Home > uncategorized > Some good days ahead for the Roman Catholic Church 17 March 2013 · by  Fr. Ernesto Obregon I suspect that some good days are ahead for the Roman Catholic Church. Look at the interview above in … Continue reading

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