The Ukrainian Church No One Is Allowed to Enter

A Ukrainian village church has had its doors locked for the last two years because of a community dispute over the right to worship there.

CHR Comment: A helpful video illustrating and explaining the long standing divide in Ukrainian Orthodoxy due to ties and tension with Russia.

Source: The Ukrainian church no one is allowed to enter – BBC News

Ukraine’s President Calls for Recognition of Splinter Church

The Ukrainian president has called on an Orthodox Christian leader to recognize the independence of his country’s splinter church.

CHR Comment: The article refers to the divide in the Ukraine, which centers around Russian presence and involvement in the former Soviet Republic of Ukraine. The church divide dates to 1997.

Source: Ukraine’s president calls for recognition of splinter church – The Washington Post