Chiesa Ortodossa in Italia

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The '''Chiesa Ortodossa in Italia''' (''Orthodox Church in Italy'') is part of the [[Old Calendarist]] movement, under Patriarch Pimen's Alternative Synod of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church.
The '''Orthodox Church in Italy''' ('''Chiesa Ortodossa in Italia''') is under the jurisdiction of [[Metropolitan]] Cyprian of Oropos and Fili, a leader of [[Old Calendarists|Greek Old Calendarists]] movement.
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==History==
 
==History==
 
The Orthodox Church in Italy was founded in 1991 by [[Antonio De Rosso|Antonio (De Rosso)]], [[bishop]] of [[Aprilia (LT)|Aprilia]] and [[Latium]] under the jurisdiction of Metr. Cyprian. Bp. Antonio is a former [[Roman Catholic]] [[priest]].  
 
The Orthodox Church in Italy was founded in 1991 by [[Antonio De Rosso|Antonio (De Rosso)]], [[bishop]] of [[Aprilia (LT)|Aprilia]] and [[Latium]] under the jurisdiction of Metr. Cyprian. Bp. Antonio is a former [[Roman Catholic]] [[priest]].  
  
In 1993, the [[church]] joined the [[Bulgarian Orthodox Church]], and in 1995 Bp. Antonio was enthroned as Bishop of [[Ravenna]] and Italy. After 1997, the Orthodox Church in Italy remained linked with Patr. Pimen's [[Bulgarian Alternative Synod]] and Bp. Antonio was elevated to Metropolitan of Ravenna and Italy. During that year, the Orthodox Church in Italy was recognized as an [[autonomous]] church, and Metr. Antonio became a full member of Pimen's [[Holy Synod]]. The Orthodox Church in Italy is in full communion with Bulgarian Alternative Synod, [[Montenegrin Orthodox Church]], [[Ukrainian Orthodox Church - Kiev Patriarchate]], [[Macedonian Orthodox Church]], and some small churches.
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In 1993, the [[church]] joined Patriarch Pimen's Alternative Synod of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church, and in 1995 Bp. Antonio was enthroned as Bishop of [[Ravenna]] and Italy. After 1997, Bp. Antonio was elevated to Metropolitan of Ravenna and Italy. During that year, the Orthodox Church in Italy was recognized as an [[autonomous]] church, and Metr. Antonio became a full member of Pimen's [[Holy Synod]]. The Orthodox Church in Italy is in full communion with Bulgarian Alternative Synod, the [[Montenegrin Orthodox Church]], the [[Ukrainian Orthodox Church - Kiev Patriarchate]], the [[Macedonian Orthodox Church]], and some other small churches.
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
 
*[http://www.chiesaortodossa.it/ Orthodox Church in Italy - Official site]
 
*[http://www.chiesaortodossa.it/ Orthodox Church in Italy - Official site]
 
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orthodox_Church_in_Italy Orthodox Church in Italy (Wikipedia)]
 
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orthodox_Church_in_Italy Orthodox Church in Italy (Wikipedia)]
 
==See also==
 
 
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_the_Orthodox_Church_in_Italy  Wikipedia: History of the Orthodox Church in Italy]
 
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_the_Orthodox_Church_in_Italy  Wikipedia: History of the Orthodox Church in Italy]
*Sardinia Orthodox [http://www.orthodox.it]
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*[http://www.orthodox.it Sardinia Orthodox]
  
 
[[Category:Jurisdictions]]
 
[[Category:Jurisdictions]]
 
[[Category:Old Calendarist Jurisdictions]]
 
[[Category:Old Calendarist Jurisdictions]]

Revision as of 12:19, September 13, 2006

The Chiesa Ortodossa in Italia (Orthodox Church in Italy) is part of the Old Calendarist movement, under Patriarch Pimen's Alternative Synod of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church.

History

The Orthodox Church in Italy was founded in 1991 by Antonio (De Rosso), bishop of Aprilia and Latium under the jurisdiction of Metr. Cyprian. Bp. Antonio is a former Roman Catholic priest.

In 1993, the church joined Patriarch Pimen's Alternative Synod of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church, and in 1995 Bp. Antonio was enthroned as Bishop of Ravenna and Italy. After 1997, Bp. Antonio was elevated to Metropolitan of Ravenna and Italy. During that year, the Orthodox Church in Italy was recognized as an autonomous church, and Metr. Antonio became a full member of Pimen's Holy Synod. The Orthodox Church in Italy is in full communion with Bulgarian Alternative Synod, the Montenegrin Orthodox Church, the Ukrainian Orthodox Church - Kiev Patriarchate, the Macedonian Orthodox Church, and some other small churches.

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