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'''True Orthodox Church in Russia''' ('''TOCR''') is non-canonical
The history of the RUSSIAN TRUE ORTHODOX CHURCH begins in 1997, when there was disagreement between the head of RUSSIAN TRUE ORTHODOX CHURCH Iohan, which was part of the Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Church-Patriarchate of Kiev (under the Omophor of Patriarch Demetrios Yarema), and the other bishops.
These differences resulted
in that the Council of Bishops June 26, 1997. Bishop Joan of Modzalevsk was defrocked from the priesthood. The refusal of the Patriarch Demetrios (Yarema) to support the solutions the Council of RUSSIAN TRUE ORTHODOX CHURCH caused the the breakdown of the communion between the UAOC-KP and RTOC and the creation of an independent jurisdiction of the RUSSIAN TRUE ORTHODOX CHURCH. In the same year, the church accepted a group headed by Raphael (Prokopyev). He was bishop of "we don't know that church".
All previous ordinations of this group were invalid and Raphael was first
ordain priest and later a bishop. In his re-ordination was attended by "Metropolitan Krutitskii" Ambrose (Katamadzeh), "Archbishop of Dmitrov" Stefan (Linitsky) and "bishop Gaynatsky and Imertinsky" Moses (Hodzhava).
February 25, 1998,
in Moscow hosted the Council of Bishops of the TRE OTHODOX CHURCHES, in which came Bishops previously separated from the Free Russian Orthodox Church (they were outside of any jurisdiction).
These "bishops" expressed their desire to
connect with RUSSIAN TRUE ORTHODOX CHURCH, entering into its structure with their dioceses, clergy and congregation. Bishops of the RUSSIAN TRUE ORTHODOX CHURCH accepted them and included both structures in one Holy Synod of the RTOC.
in the Synod RUSSIAN TRUE ORTHODOX CHURCH growing contradictions. In late 1998, the controversy resulted in a split, and Ambrose was taken out from the Synod, and in January 22, 1999 was defroked from the priesthood.
fact, were created with Bishop Tikhon and Nazariy an alternative synod of Russian True Orthodox Church . At the same time, the main Synod of RTOC began to receive reports that Bishop Raphael has not fulfilled his promise to align his activities in accordance with the teachings of the church. The Holy Synod considered the possible to condemn him for eresy. Already 13 March 1999 he was removed from office and on November 27 1999 deprived "episcopal" dignity for violation of church canons and training extrasensory . With him gone from the Church the bishop Sergius (Moyseenko). The condemned Bishop Raphael, with Bishop Sergius Moyseenko, created the alternative Synod if the True Orthodox Church in Russia (TOCiR) without any bless or Tomos from his mother Church . Not recognizing his deposition, “metropolitan” Raphael Leonid Semenovich Motovilov self-proclaimed himself Metropolitan with the title of "His Beatitude Metropolitan of Moscow, the keeper of the door of the Holy Sepulchre".
In 2005, he changed his title
in "Archbishop of Moscow, Metropolitan of All- Russian".
The decision of the third session of the "Local Council of the True Orthodox Church" from June 24, 2005, was elected First Hierarch of the True Orthodox Church, with the title "His Holiness the Archbishop Metropolitan of Moscow All-Russian."
Now the True Orthodox Church in Russia is in "full communion" with Angelos of Avlona (Greece) and "Metropolitan" John Lobue of New York