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Ukraine rift triggers biggest split in Orthodox Church in 1,000 years

The Moscow Patriarchate recently announced it is breaking its ties with the Patriarchate of Constantinople, triggering what is potentially the biggest split in the Orthodox Church in 1,000 years. So why is one of the great defenders of Christianity tearing itself apart? The tussle between Moscow and Constantinople is over Ukraine, and Constantinople’s declaration on October […]

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