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patriarchate

1. the office, jurisdiction, province, or residence of a patriarch
2. a family or people under male domination or government
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Today this has become accepted and people have understood that eventually there is going to be a solution in which the role of the religious institutions and leadership of the Islamic, Christian and Jewish communities have to be involved," Patriarch Theophilos III told Gulf News in a private audience in the Greek Patriarchate buildings in the heart of Jerusalem's Old City.
When I told him that my visit was more journalistic, he took me to meet Archbishop Aristachos, who is the Chief Secretary of the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate.
The Moscow Patriarchate appointed a bishop for Galicia and, in a pastoral letter signed by Patriarch Aleksei, accused Metropolitan Sheptytsky and the Vatican of holding pro-Nazi sympathies.
Beginning in 1989, thousands of parishes left the Moscow Patriarchate and registered in the now-legal UGCC.
NNA - Head of the Bloc of Reform and Change, General Michel Aoun, accompanied by a delegation of members of said bloc, on Tuesday visited the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Deir Balamand in Koura, to express solidarity with the patriarchate after the abduction of two metropolitans in Aleppo yesterday.
Patriarchate of Antioch and all East for Greek Orthodox and Patriarchate of Antioch and all East for Syriac Orthodox condemned the abduction of the two Bishops, while they were returning to Aleppo.
The jurisdictional and nationalistic tensions that arise from time to time among various Orthodox patriarchates are not discussed.
In addition, it seems clear from the March 22 statement that the creation of new patriarchates in the West is not in the cards since the document says that bishops' conferences and international associations of conferences represent "the canonical order adequate for the necessities of today.
The Ukrainian Orthodox Church (UOC)-Moscow Patriarchate has 10,628 registered organizations, most of which are located in the central, southern, and eastern parts of the country.
It also shows that, after the estrangement of East from West, additional factors such as the creation of titular Latin "patriarchates" and the establishment of new Eastern patriarchates that did not include all the same characteristics of their earlier counterparts tended to overshadow the structure's relevance.
Even with the collapse of the Soviet Empire in 1988-89, the Moscow patriarchate still tried to hold on to the Ukraine and Belarus churches, opposing the restoration of the Ukrainian Catholic church, and then setting up a puppet regime of a Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Moscow patriarchate.