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{{cleanup}}The '''Autonomous Orthodox Metropolia of North and South America and the British Isles''' was is an [[Old Calendarist]] jurisdiction which was originally comprised of the Archdioceses of America and the British Deanery of the [[Holy Synod of Milan]]. It was granted "Autonomous status" on February 14/27, 2011 through Decree #'''542''' of the Milan Synod. The Tomos of Autonomy was definitively suspended by Communion with the Holy Milan Synod of Milan ceased on April 4, 2011, and the bishopric cessation of New York [[communion]] was suppressed. His former bishop John defrocked. through Decree #'''639''' of confirmed by the American Metropolia the Milan Synodsame day
== Ecclesiastical Status ==
Formal As with other Old Calendarist jurisdictions, the American Metropolia is not in communion ceased between with any of the former "Autonomous mainstream Orthodox Churches. After the release of an official statement from Milan claiming fraternal relations with Moscow, the American Metropolia released a [[clergy]] confession reiterating its rejection of North and South America and of All the Isles" [[Ecumenism]], Sergianism, Modernism, and the [[Holy Synod of MilanNew Calendar]] . Communion ceased between the American Metropolia and the Milan Synod on April 4, 2011. Archbishop John at july 15The American Metropolia confirmed this cessation, 2011 decided attributing it to "the fact that the European Metropolia ('Milan Synod in Europe') broke communion with her sister churches, over her desire to join unite with the pseudo-religious group of Raphael Motovilov (criticized selfcalled “Metropolitan" World Orthodox Patriarchate of Moscow , which has been condemned by the European Metropolia's former Sister Synods in America, Greece, Bulgaria, and former colonel of the KGB [[Леонид Семёнович Мотовилов]]- [[Russian True Orthodox Church (Raphaelites)]])Russia."
== Epicopacy ==
The "Archbishopric"(permanently deleted from SYNODO Milan with an official act) was headed by John (Lobue).There were two bishops:* John (Lobue) Metropolitan JOHN of New Yorkand First Hierarch of the Holy Synod* FANOURIOUS Metropolitan DANIEL of LincolnVolokolamsk* Archbishop HILARION of Texas* Archbishop VISSARION of Munich[[File:trinity.png]]* Archbishop PHILIP of Philadelphia (retired)* Bishop CHRISTODOULOS of Miami and Cuba'''In hight [[Леонид Семёнович Мотовилов]] with patriarchat Kukol - the other bishos are: John Lobue & Angelog * Bishop ALEXIOS of Avlona.'''Hazleton and Weatherly [[File:trinity2.jpg]]  '''THE SAME HIERARCHY'''* Bishop SAVA of Caracas
== Link ==
* [http://athanasiospressorthodoxmetropolia.wordpress.comorg/Autonomous Orthodox Metropolia Official Website
[[Category:Old Calendarist Jurisdictions]]
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