Religion and politics: key things to know as Kyiv and Moscow clash in a new church disagreement

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko (left) and Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople. This week the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko addressed the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, the spiritual leader of the world’s Orthodox Christians, requesting autonomy for Ukraine’s Orthodox Church. Earlier leaders of two Ukrainian Orthodox Churches addressed the Patriarch with the same request. On April 19, … Continue reading Religion and politics: key things to know as Kyiv and Moscow clash in a new church disagreement