Autonomous Orthodox Metropolia of North and South America and the British Isles

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The '''Autonomous Orthodox Metropolia of North and South America and the British Isles''' is an [[Old Calendarist]] jurisdiction which was originally comprised of the Archdioceses of America and the British Deanery of the [[Holy Synod of Milan]]. It was granted Autonomous status on February 14/27, 2011 through Decree #542 of the Milan Synod. Communion with the Milan Synod ceased on [[April 4]], 2011, and the cessation of [[communion]] was confirmed by the American Metropolia the same day.
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The '''Autonomous Orthodox Metropolia of North and South America and the British Isles''' was an [[Old Calendarist]] jurisdiction which was originally comprised of the Archdioceses of America and the British Deanery of the [[Holy Synod of Milan]]. It was granted "Autonomous status" on February 14/27, 2011 through Decree #'''542''' of the Milan Synod. The Tomos of Autonomy was definitively suspended by the Holy Synod of Milan and the bishopric of New York was suppressed. His former bishop John defrocked. through Decree #'''639''' of the Milan Synod.
 
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== Ecclesiastical Status ==
 
== Ecclesiastical Status ==
As with other Old Calendarist jurisdictions, the Metropolia is not in communion with any of the mainstream Orthodox Churches. After the release of an official statement from Milan claiming fraternal relations with Moscow, the Metropolia released a [[clergy]] confession reiterating its rejection of [[ecumenism]], Sergianism, modernism, and the [[New Calendar]].  Communion ceased between the Autonomous Orthodox Metropolia of North and South America and of All the Isles and the Milan Synod on April 4, 2011. The Milan Synod was required to cease communion with churches not in communion with a Patriarchate.  The Sister Synod of America confirmed this cessation, attributing it to "the fact that the European Metropolia ('Milan Synod in Europe') broke communion with her sister churches, over her desire to unite with the World Orthodox Patriarchate of Moscow, which has been condemned by the European Metropolia's former Sister Synods in America, Greece, Bulgaria, and  Russia (under criticized “Metropolitan of Moscow Raphael”, the former colonel of the KGB [[Леонид Семёнович Мотовилов]])
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Formal communion ceased between the former "Autonomous Orthodox Metropolia of North and South America and of All the Isles" and the [[Holy Synod of Milan]] on April 4, 2011.  
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Archbishop John at july 15, 2011 decided to to join with the pseudo-religious group of Raphael Motovilov (criticized selfcalled “Metropolitan" of Moscow and former colonel of the KGB [[Леонид Семёнович Мотовилов]]- [[Russian True Orthodox Church (Raphaelites)]])
  
 
== Epicopacy ==
 
== Epicopacy ==
The Metropolia is headed by two Bishops:
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The "Archbishopric"(permanently deleted from SYNODO Milan with an official act) was headed by John (Lobue).
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There were two bishops:
 
* John (Lobue) of New York
 
* John (Lobue) of New York
* Bishop FANOURIOUS of Lincoln
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* FANOURIOUS of Lincoln
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== Link ==
 
== Link ==
* [http://www.milansynodusa.org Autonomous Orthodox Metropolia Official Website]
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* [http://athanasiospress.wordpress.com/]
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[[Category:Old Calendarist Jurisdictions]]
 
[[Category:Old Calendarist Jurisdictions]]

Latest revision as of 05:58, September 9, 2013

The Autonomous Orthodox Metropolia of North and South America and the British Isles was an Old Calendarist jurisdiction which was originally comprised of the Archdioceses of America and the British Deanery of the Holy Synod of Milan. It was granted "Autonomous status" on February 14/27, 2011 through Decree #542 of the Milan Synod. The Tomos of Autonomy was definitively suspended by the Holy Synod of Milan and the bishopric of New York was suppressed. His former bishop John defrocked. through Decree #639 of the Milan Synod.

Ecclesiastical Status

Formal communion ceased between the former "Autonomous Orthodox Metropolia of North and South America and of All the Isles" and the Holy Synod of Milan on April 4, 2011. Archbishop John at july 15, 2011 decided to to join with the pseudo-religious group of Raphael Motovilov (criticized selfcalled “Metropolitan" of Moscow and former colonel of the KGB Леонид Семёнович Мотовилов- Russian True Orthodox Church (Raphaelites))

Epicopacy

The "Archbishopric"(permanently deleted from SYNODO Milan with an official act) was headed by John (Lobue). There were two bishops:

  • John (Lobue) of New York
  • FANOURIOUS of Lincoln


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In hight Леонид Семёнович Мотовилов with patriarchat Kukol - the other bishos are: John Lobue & Angelog of Avlona.

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THE SAME HIERARCHY

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