Ukraine Hasn’t Asked its Orthodox Church to Split from Moscow – Archbishop

www.sputniknews.com - 19/6/16 The Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople has not yet received a request from Ukraine’s parliament to grant the local branch of the Orthodox Church formal independence from Moscow, the Patriarchate’s representative told Sputnik. KOLYMVARI (Crete) (Sputnik) – Ukraine’s Verkhovna Rada has reportedly asked the head of the Eastern Orthodox Church to make the Ukrainian Church independent from Moscow's Patriarch ...