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

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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