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THE GLOBE AND MAIL,
December 13, 1984

By STANLEY OZIEWICZ

A letter from the Vatican curia complaining of “illicitly” ordained priests in the Ukrainian eparchy of Toronto has caused a furor and renewed the centuries-old tension between the Ukrainian and Roman Catholic churches…

The Ukrainian Orthodox Church has been absorbed by the Moscow-controlled Russian Orthodox Church. Ukrainian Catholics, on the other hand, have either been forced to join the Orthodox Church or go underground. As an underground church in the Soviet Union, it has served as a focus at home and abroad of Ukrainian nationalism.

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