Chiesa Ortodossa in Italia

From OrthodoxWiki
Revision as of 13:40, August 28, 2006 by Wsk (Talk | contribs)
Jump to: navigation, search
This article or section needs a cleanup to bring it to a higher standard of quality. Recommendation:
See talk page.
More detailed comments may be noted on the talk page. You can help OrthodoxWiki by editing it, especially to conform to the Style Manual and the suggestions in How to write a great article.

The Orthodox Church in Italy (Chiesa Ortodossa in Italia) is under the jurisdiction of Metropolitan Cyprian of Oropos and Fili, a leader of Greek Old Calendarists movement.

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 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.

External links

See also

Personal tools
Namespaces
Variants
Actions
Navigation
interaction
Donate

Please consider supporting OrthodoxWiki. FAQs

Toolbox