Split between Ukrainian, Russian churches shows political importance of Orthodox Christianity - Middle East Transparent
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko stands with Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I of Constantinople (center) and Metropolitan of Kiev Epiphanius I (right) at a ceremony to sign the decree that proclaims the independence of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church. (Ozan Kose/AFP viaGetty Images) BY DAVID MASCI The recent decision by the Ukrainian Orthodox Church to split from itsRead More