Split from Kirill is coming, say Ukrainian Orthodox priests

As Moscow’s Patriarch Kirill continues to support the Russian invasion of their country, priests in Ukraine’s Russian-affiliated Orthodox Church say their communion is splintering, and a formal divide now seems to many inevitable. A growing split comes as bishops and priests of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate, which falls under Kirill’s jurisdiction, push back against the Moscow patriarch’s support for Russia’s Feb. 24 invasion of Ukraine.
 

 

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