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Old Calendarists
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From the first '''[[Divine LiturgyOld Calendarists]] celebrated at Kirribilli Point (Sydney) ''' are groups of Orthodox Christians who are in 1820various levels of "resistance" against the mainstream Orthodox churches, New Zealand's first identified mainly by their insistence on the use of the Julian Calendar. They are to be distinguished from the mainstream churches which simply follow the [[priestJulian Calendar]] yet remain in 1910, and Australia and New Zealand's first [[bishopfull communion]] in 1924, right to the present day, '''[[with most or all of world Orthodoxy in Australasia]]''' has a short history that is extremely undocumented and, therefore, largely unseen. This article seeks to be a clearinghouse of information and links regarding the history and state of Many Old Calendarists today say that their concerns about [[Orthodox Christianityecumenism]] in Australia, New Zealand, and (God willing) in Oceaniaare more significant than calendar issues.
The mainstream churches have varying positions on different Old Calendarist churches, ranging from an active desire to restore unity to a denial of the Old Calendarists' Orthodoxy.
Some Old Calendarist groups are styled as '''True Orthodox''' or '''Genuine Orthodox''', and both terms are used in this article.  '''''Recently featured:''' [[Orthodoxy in Australasia]], [[Platon (Rozhdestvensky) of New York]], [[St. Tikhon's Orthodox Monastery (South Canaan, Pennsylvania)]], [[ROCOR and OCA]], [[American Orthodox Catholic Church]]. Newly [[:Category:Featured Articles|featured articles]] are presented every '''Friday'''.''
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