Ukrainian Orthodox Church – Kiev Patriarchate

Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Kyivan Patriarchate

The St. Volodymyr’s Cathedral in Kiev.

Founder

Apostle Andrew; St. Volodymyr

Independence

in 988 as a Metropolitanate, re-established as a Patriarchy in 1990

Recognition

Unrecognized by other canonical Orthodox churches

Primate

Patriarch Filaret (Mykhailo Denysenko)

Headquarters

Kiev, Ukraine

Territory

Ukraine

Possessions

Western Europe, United States

Language

Ukrainian, Church Slavonic

Adherents

21.8·% out of 41.2·% that clearly defined their church allegiance[1]

Website

Ukrainian Orthodox Church

Ukrainian Orthodox Church – Kiev Patriarchate (Ukrainian: Українська Православна Церква Київського Патрiархату, Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Kyivan Patriarchate, UOC-KP) is one of the three major Orthodox churches in Ukraine, alongside the Ukrainian Orthodox Church (Moscow Patriarchate), and the Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Church Canonical.[2] The church is, however, unrecognized by other canonical Eastern Orthodox churches,[3] including the Ukrainian Orthodox Church (Moscow Patriarchate).

From: Wikipedia



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