Thursday, July 11, 2019

Is Elevating the Ukrainian Catholic Major Archeparchy of Kiev–Galicia to a Patriarchate Prudent?

Sandro Magister: Backstage. Francis’s Missing “Gift” To the Ukrainians

And is it Rome's problem, if the bishop of Rome does not have universal jurisdiction, and the recognition of primacy (and the giving of the title of patriarch) is dependent upon the synod of bishops?

Is the title of patriarch linked to those sees that have a connection to St. Peter? Or is the importance of those three sees a contingent one, and any primate of a "national" group or synod of bishops should be recognized as the patriarch?