Autonomous Archdiocese of Ohrid

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The Orthodox '''[[Archdiocese]] of Ohrid''' (Macedonian: Православна Охридска Архиепископија)  is an [[autonomy|autonomous]] Orthodox church whose [[primate]] is confirmed by the [[Church of Serbia]]. It was established in 2002 when [[Metropolitan]] Jovan of Veles and Povardarje, part of the canonically unrecognized [[Macedonian Orthodox Church]], accepted the Niš agreement. On [[May 24]], 2005, during the Feast of Ss. [[Cyril and Methodius]], the Holy Assembly of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church granted autonomy to the archdiocese. The Archdiocese of Ohrid is in full communion with other Orthodox Churches, but its autonomy is currently not recognized in international Orthodox gatherings.
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The Orthodox '''[[Archdiocese]] of Ohrid''' (Macedonian: Православна Охридска Архиепископија)  is an [[autonomy|autonomous]] Orthodox church whose [[primate]] is confirmed by the [[Church of Serbia]]. It was established in 2002 when [[Metropolitan]] Jovan of Veles and Povardarje, part of the canonically unrecognized [[Macedonian Orthodox Church]], accepted the Niš agreement. On [[May 24]], 2005, during the Feast of Ss. [[Cyril and Methodius]], the [[Holy Synod|Holy Assembly]] of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church granted autonomy to the archdiocese. The Archdiocese of Ohrid is in full [[communion]] with other Orthodox churches, but its autonomy is currently not recognized in international Orthodox gatherings.
  
The current Archbishop of Ohrid and  Metropolitan of Skopje is [[Jovan IV (Vraniskovski) of Ohrid|Jovan (Vraniškovski)]].
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The current Archbishop of Ohrid and  Metropolitan of Skopje is [[Jovan VI (Vraniskovski) of Ohrid|Jovan (Vraniškovski)]].
  
 
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==Holy Synod of bishops==
==[[Holy Synod]] of Bishops==
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*[[Jovan VI (Vraniskovski) of Ohrid |Jovan VI (Vraniškovski)]], Archbishop of Ohrid and [[Metropolitan]] of Skopje
*[[Jovan IV (Vraniskovski) of Ohrid |Jovan IV (Vraniskovski)]], Archbishop of Ohrid and [[Metropolitan]] of Skopje
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*Joakim, Bishop of Polog and Kumanovo and ''[[locum tenens]]'' of Debar and Kicevo
 
*Joakim, Bishop of Polog and Kumanovo and ''[[locum tenens]]'' of Debar and Kicevo
 
*Marko, Bishop of Bregalnica and ''[[locum tenens]]'' of Bitola
 
*Marko, Bishop of Bregalnica and ''[[locum tenens]]'' of Bitola

Revision as of 14:44, July 2, 2008

The Orthodox Archdiocese of Ohrid (Macedonian: Православна Охридска Архиепископија) is an autonomous Orthodox church whose primate is confirmed by the Church of Serbia. It was established in 2002 when Metropolitan Jovan of Veles and Povardarje, part of the canonically unrecognized Macedonian Orthodox Church, accepted the Niš agreement. On May 24, 2005, during the Feast of Ss. Cyril and Methodius, the Holy Assembly of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church granted autonomy to the archdiocese. The Archdiocese of Ohrid is in full communion with other Orthodox churches, but its autonomy is currently not recognized in international Orthodox gatherings.

The current Archbishop of Ohrid and Metropolitan of Skopje is Jovan (Vraniškovski).

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