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Unholy row as Ukrainian church splits from Russian church

“A great victory of the pious Ukrainian people over the Moscow demons! A victory of good over evil, of light over darkness!” These are the unusually-medieval sounding words uttered by Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko in October, when the Istanbul-based Echumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople announced its decision to create a new Ukrainian Orthodox Church, independent from […]

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