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4.4. Church split of Orthodox mission in China

After the termination of the second world war there was a split of Orthodox Mission in China. Archbishop Victor Svjatin has accepted jurisdiction of the Moscow Patriarch, and Prelate John, bishop Shanghai, has remained in submission Foreign Arhierejskomu to the Synod. The Chinese government in Nanking has recognized as the lawful Chief of Mission vl. John [13.]

The National liberation army of China has won the end of 1949 above gomindanovskimi armies and on October 1st, 1949 in Beijing has been declared creation of the Chinese National Republic. After that events archbishop Shanghai John has left China [13.]