Pilgrim Church of the United Church of Christ, 1375 Sylvania Ave., will host the Holy Synod of the United Catholic Church starting Thursday and continuing through Sunday.
The United Catholic Church is an Independent Church of the Old Catholic Tradition, with ties to the Holy See of Utrecht, Holland.
There are an estimated 7 million Old and Independent Catholics throughout the world.
Archbishop Robert M. Bowman, primate of the United Catholic Church, will preside at the synod that will be attended by bishops and clergy from Ohio, Michigan, and seven other states.
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