List of Metropolitans and Patriarchs of Kiev and all Rus' Ukraine The Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Church and title of the Metropolitans and Patriarchs of Kiev and all Rus'-Ukraine.
There were autocephalous activities in Ukrainian Orthodox in the 19th and early 20th Centuries but the Soviets under Stalin liquidated them. New communities of the Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Church began to spring up in August 1989 in western Ukraine. The spread of autocephaly in Ukraine was part of an argument with the Moscow Patriarchate. But it was also in the context of a brutal competition with the revival of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church. And it was most certainly with the support of Orthodox Churches of the Ukrainian churches, movements appearing in Ukraine in 30-40th. Of ХVІ ct. Title of the Patriarch of Kyiv and all Rus’-Ukraine first was introduced in the First Sobor of the Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Church in 1990 in Kyiv. First elected Patriarch of Kyiv and all Rus’-Ukraine was Patriarch Mstyslav (Stepan Skrypnyk).ja:Category:キエフ府主教