I don't have a comment so much as a question. This article was recently mentioned,
but I'm not too sure what to think of it. Can anyone read it and comment?Ukraine: Orthodox Church torn between its autonomy and its loyalty to Moscow
Coup d’etat, putsch, schism. In the Ukraine, no one - or hardly anyone - is trying to paint a rosier picture when describing what is happening in the local Church which follows the Russian Orthodox rite.
The Church, which run by Metropolitan Vladimir since 1992, is the largest, in terms of followers, places of worship and priests, of the three Orthodox Churches that coexist in the Ukraine (we ought to add the Ukrainian Greek-Catholic Church, linked to the Vatican) as a result of its tormented political history in the last century, which saw the country constantly torn between a frail autonomy and its ties to the cumbersome Russian neighbour.