#231 – The Union of Brest, Part I

In the late 16th century Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, Orthodox bishops faced some serious problems and would conclude that union with the Roman Catholic Church was the best solution.

Articles Concerning Union with the Roman Church
Map of Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth in 1600

One of the best books on this subject matter is “Crisis and Reform: The Kyivan Metropolitanate, the Patriarchate of Constantinople, and the Genesis of the Union of Brest” by Fr. Borys Gudziak

Photo – Image of the medal Clement VIII struck after the Union with the Ruthenian Church was established

Be sure to check out the CUTH blog for more on the history of the Catholic Church

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podcasticon#231 – The Union of Brest


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