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Istanbul, Turkey — Patriarchal Church of St. George

Jan. 6, 2019. Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I, left, and Metropolitan Epiphanius, the head of the independent Ukrainian Orthodox Church, conduct a service celebrating the Ukrainian church's independence from the Russian Orthodox Church. (Photo: © AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis, 2019.) This photo is licensed, do not copy or download.

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