Evangelicals & Catholics—Beyond <TS 04.02, Feature—25,100>The Plight of the Ukrainian Catholic Church under Glasnost by Andriy Chirovsky
The Plight of the Ukrainian Catholic Church under Glasnost
by Andriy Chirovsky
With the advent of glasnost and perestroika under Mikhail
Gorbachev, all people of good will are expected to be properly edified by the
amazing progress which the Soviet Union is making in treating its citizens as
human beings. It is therefore particularly agonizing for the five million or
so Ukrainian Catholics in the U.S.S.R. and their one million brothers and sisters
beyond the borders to watch as the world politely overlooks the difficult truth.
The truth is that the state-controlled Russian Orthodox church (Moscow patriarchate),
which has led a rel . . .
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