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ROCOR and OCA Timeline
1917 Bolshevik Revolution breaks out in Russia.
1919 Southern Church Council meets in Stavropol at which Higher Church Administration was formed in Southern Russia.
1920 St. Tikhon of Moscow issues Ukaz No. 362; first session of the Higher Church Administration outside borders of Russia.
1921 34 ROCOR bishops meet in synod in Karlovtsy, Serbia, including Metropolitan Platon, primate of the Metropolia.
1924 4th All-American Sobor of the Metropolia votes to establish "temporary self-government," breaking administrative ties with Moscow.
1926 Metropolitan Platon of the Metropolia breaks ties with the ROCOR synod.
1927 ROCOR synod sends epistle to American parishes suspending Platon and his clergy.
1933 Metropolitan Platon refuses to pledge loyalty to Moscow, which declares the Metropolia to be in schism and establishes the Exarchate of Moscow on American soil.
1935 "Temporary Regulations of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad" signed by Karlovtsy Synod, including Theophilus of the Metropolia, thus renewing relations.
1937 6th All-American Sobor of the Metropolia declares itself to report to ROCOR in matters of faith.
1946 7th All-American Sobor of the Metropolia breaks all ties with the ROCOR, splitting American Russian Orthodoxy in two.
1970 Metropolia receives autocephaly from Moscow and returns Japanese possessions to its control, becoming known as the OCA.
1971 ROCOR denounces Moscow's grant of autocephaly; OCA receives rebel ROCOR parish in Australia.
1982 Calendar schism in OCA diocese of E. Pennsylvania; ROCOR receives multiple parishes in the area.
2001 Election of Metropolitan Laurus as First Hierarch of ROCOR.
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