Autonomy Lost and Regained: The Ukrainian Orthodox Metropolia of Kyiv, 1633-2019

Exarch of the Apostolic Throne

For much of the period from the Christianization of the Kyivan Rus’ in 988 until the 17th century, the Orthodox jurisdictional authority in the lands that now make up Ukraine was under local control, though it remained within the ecclesiastical territory of the Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople.

As such, the Metropolitan of Kyiv was not only the "Metropolitan of Kyiv, Halych, and all Rus'", but in the 17th century also bore the title "Exarch of the Holy Apostolic Throne of Constantinople".

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