Basilio (Grillo Miceli) of Ravenna and L'Aquila

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Metropolitan '''Basilio (Grillo Miceli)''' is the current head of the [[Chiesa Ortodossa in Italia|Orthodox Church in Italy]] (in Italian "Chiesa Ortodossa in Italia") and the [[Metropolitan]] of [[Ravenna (Italy)|Ravenna]], L'Aquila and Italy.
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Metropolitan '''Basilio (Grillo Miceli)''' is an Italian Orthodox bishop who claims the title of [[Metropolitan]] of [[Ravenna (Italy)|Ravenna]], L'Aquila and Italy.
  
 
==Life==
 
==Life==
Metr. Basilio was born on [[July 18]], 1937 in Vittoria (near Ragusa, Sicily). In 1981 he was [[ordination|ordained]] a [[priest]] in the [[Russian Orthodox Church]]. In 1995 he became [[bishop]] of Ostia under the [[Old Calendarists|Old Calendarist]] [[Holy Synod of Milan]]. In 1996 he became [[Archbishop]] of Ostia.  
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Metr. Basilio was born on [[July 18]], 1937 in Vittoria (near Ragusa, Sicily). In 1981 he was [[ordination|ordained]] a [[priest]] in the [[Russian Orthodox Church]]. In 1995 he became [[bishop]] of Ostia under the [[Old Calendarists|Old Calendarist]] [[Holy Synod of Milan]]. In 1996 he became [[Archbishop]] of Ostia.  
  
In 2008 he joined the [[Chiesa Ortodossa in Italia|Orthodox Church in Italy]], as vicar of [[Antonio (de Rosso) of Ravenna|Metropolitan Antonio]] and Archbishop of Florence. After Metropolitan Antonio's death, on 16 March 2009 he became the new Archbishop of [[Ravenna]] and L'Aquila and [[Metropolitan]] of Italy.
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In 2008 he joined the [[Chiesa Ortodossa in Italia|Orthodox Church in Italy]], as vicar of [[Antonio (de Rosso) of Ravenna|Metropolitan Antonio]] and Archbishop of Florence. After Metropolitan Antonio's death, the [[Bulgarian Alternatve Synod]] refused to recognize him as [[Primate]] and in 2010 Mgr Basilio founded a new "Italian Autonomous Orthodox Church".
  
 
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Revision as of 04:52, March 4, 2010

Metropolitan Basilio (Grillo Miceli) is an Italian Orthodox bishop who claims the title of Metropolitan of Ravenna, L'Aquila and Italy.

Life

Metr. Basilio was born on July 18, 1937 in Vittoria (near Ragusa, Sicily). In 1981 he was ordained a priest in the Russian Orthodox Church. In 1995 he became bishop of Ostia under the Old Calendarist Holy Synod of Milan. In 1996 he became Archbishop of Ostia.

In 2008 he joined the Orthodox Church in Italy, as vicar of Metropolitan Antonio and Archbishop of Florence. After Metropolitan Antonio's death, the Bulgarian Alternatve Synod refused to recognize him as Primate and in 2010 Mgr Basilio founded a new "Italian Autonomous Orthodox Church".

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