The Ukrainian parliament’s cautious nod of approval for bill 8371 banning the Ukrainian Orthodox Church (UOC) breaches religious freedom.
Approval was tentatively given to ban the UOC-Moscow Patriarchate over long-held concerns the church was ‘engaged in Pro-Russian/anti-Ukrainian activities’.
However, ending the UOC’s traditional, political, and doctrinal ties with the Pro-Putin Russian Orthodox church seems to only make up part of the deal.
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