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rv -- The meetings in SF are not regarding ROCOR/OCA relations, but rather ROCOR/MP.
Perhaps with these signs of greater cooperation, these two daughters of Russian Orthodoxy in the West will come to terms with their mutual history and fully reconcile.
The majority ==Timeline of delegates to Parish and Monastery Transfers==Throughout the IV All-Diaspora Council held on May 8-12 2006 mutual history of the Russian Orthodox Church outside of Russia has voted for ROCOR and the OCA, especially since the split in 1946, numerous communities have changed hands back and forth between the two bodies, usually following a resolution expressing determination to heal dispute between the wounds community and its bishop. Typically, not all parishioners switched jurisdictions together, and transfers usually were accompanied by a parish split, whether just a few individuals or a major portion of the division parish. Below is a chart listing many of the Russian Churchthese transfers.
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| colspan="4" style="text-align:center; font-size:150%;" | ROCOR & OCA Community Transfers
|- style="vertical-align: top;"
| '''Year'''
| '''Community'''
| '''From'''
| '''To'''
|-
|- style="vertical-align: top;"
| 1951
| St. John the Baptist Cathedral (Mayfield, PA)
| ROCOR
| OCA
|- style="vertical-align: top;"
| 1964
| Protection of the Holy Virgin (Ottawa, Canada)
| ROCOR
| OCA
|- style="vertical-align: top;"
| 1970
| Protection of the Holy Virgin (Ottawa, Canada)
| OCA
| ROCOR
|- style="vertical-align: top;"
| 1971
| St. Nicholas Church (Bankstown, New South Wales, Australia)
| ROCOR
| OCA
|- style="vertical-align: top;"
| 1972
| Holy Ghost Church (Bridgeport, CT)
| OCA
| ROCOR
|- style="vertical-align: top;"
| 1976
| Bp. [[Kyrill (Yonchev) of Pittsburgh|Kyrill]] and the [[Bulgarian Diocese in Exile|Bulgarian Diocese]]:<br>
*St. Nicholas Church (Fort Wayne, IN)
*St. Nicholas Church (Burton, MI)
*St. Paul Cathedral (Dearborn Heights, MI)
*St. Elia the Prophet Church (Akron, OH)
*Ss. Cyril and Methodius Church (Lorain, OH)
*St. George Cathedral (Rossford, OH)
*Holy Ghost Church (Youngstown, OH)
*St. John Rilski Church (Niagara Falls, ON)
*St. George Church (Toronto, ON)
| ROCOR
| OCA
|- style="vertical-align: top;"
| 1977
| Holy Ghost Church (Bridgeport, CT)
| ROCOR
| OCA
|- style="vertical-align: top;"
| 1982
| St. John the Baptist Cathedral (Mayfield, PA)
| OCA
| ROCOR
|- style="vertical-align: top;"
| 1982
| St. Basil the Great (Simpson, PA)
| OCA
| ROCOR
|- style="vertical-align: top;"
| 1982
| St. Stephen (Old Forge, PA)
| OCA
| ROCOR
|- style="vertical-align: top;"
| 1997
| [[Monastery of the Glorious Ascension (Resaca, Georgia)|Monastery of the Glorious Ascension (Resaca, GA)]]
| OCA
| ROCOR
|}
==Sources==
*Bogolepov, Alexander A. ''Toward an American Orthodox Church: The Establishment of an Autocephalous Orthodox Church''. Crestwood, New York: St. Vladimir's Seminary Press, 2001.
*Budzilovich, P.N. [http://gnisios.narod.ru/rocorsobors.html A Summary-View of the Three Previous ROCA Sobors], 2000
*FitzGerald, Thomas E. ''The Orthodox Church''. Westport, CT: Praeger Publishers, 1998.
*Lebedeff, Fr. Alexander. [http://www.orthodoxinfo.com/general/amer_jur.aspx Orthodox Jurisdictions in America]
*Liberovsky, Alexis. [http://www.oca.org/doc-aas-04-synopsis.asp?SID=8 Synopsis of the 4th All-American Sobor] (1924)
*Liberovsky, Alexis. [http://www.oca.org/doc-aas-05-synopsis.asp?SID=8 Synopsis of the 5th All-American Sobor] (1934)
*Liberovsky, Alexis. [http://www.oca.org/doc-aas-06-synopsis.asp?SID=8 Synopsis of the 6th All-American Sobor] (1937)
*Liberovsky, Alexis. [http://www.oca.org/doc-aas-07-synopsis.asp?SID=8 Synopsis of the 7th All-American Sobor] (1946)
*Liberovsky, Alexis. [http://www.oca.org/DOC-AAC-05-synopsis.asp?SID=12 Synopsis of the 5th All-American Council] (1977)
*Matusiak, Fr. John. [http://www.oca.org/QA.asp?ID=49&SID=3 Q&A: OCA and ROCOR]
*Matusiak, Fr. John. [http://www.oca.org/QA.asp?ID=50&SID=3 Q&A: Russian Orthodox Church in America]
*Maximovitch, St. John. [http://www.orthodoxinfo.com/ecumenism/roca_history.aspx History of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad] (from ''The Orthodox Word'', 1971)
*Moss, Vladimir. [http://uk.geocities.com/guildfordian2002/History/OrthodoxChurch20thCenturyP1.htm ''The Orthodox Church in the Twentieth Century'']
*Phillips, Fr. Andrew. [http://www.orthodoxengland.btinternet.co.uk/ruedaru.htm The Last Days of Rue Daru?], 2005
*Rodzianko, M. [http://www.monasterypress.com/anonftp/pub/Rocatruth.pdf ''The Truth About the Russian Church Abroad''], 1954 (tr. 1975)
*Stokoe, Mark and Kishkovsky, Fr. Leonid. [http://www.oca.org/MVorthchristiansnamericaTOC.asp?SID=1 ''Orthodox Christians in North America 1794 - 1994'']
*Surrency, Archim. Serafim. ''The Quest for Orthodox Church Unity in America'', 1973
*Woerl, Michael. [http://www.orthodoxinfo.com/ecumenism/bookrev_woerl.aspx Book Review: A History of the Orthodox Church in America (1917-1934)]
*Young, Fr. Alexey. ''The Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia: A History and Chronology'', 1993
The resolution ===Parish histories===* [http://www.stjohnsroc.org/History.htm History of Saint John the council in San Francisco voices hope that "the unity Baptist Russian Orthodox Cathedral] (Mayfield, PA)*[http://holytrinity-la.org/engl/pages/general/hist4.html History of the Holy Orthodox Church: Part IV - Orthodoxy in Australia], [http://holytrinity-la.org/ Holy Trinity Romanian Orthodox Church] (Los Angeles, CA) ==External links=====OCA===*[http://www.oca.org/QA.asp?ID=49&SID=3 Q&A: OCA and ROCOR]*[http://www.oca.org/QA.asp?ID=50&SID=3 Q&A: Russian Orthodox Church will be restored on in America] ===ROCOR===*[http://www.monasterypress.com/anonftp/pub/Rocatruth.pdf The Truth About the basis Russian Church Abroad], by M. Rodzianko*[http://www.orthodoxinfo.com/ecumenism/bookrev_woerl.aspx Book Review: A History of the truth Orthodox Church in America (1917-1934)], a ROCOR layman critiques a history by an OCA bishop*[http://www.orthodoxinfo.com/general/amer_jur.aspx Orthodox Jurisdictions in America], by Fr. Alexander Lebedeff*[http://www.russianorthodoxchurch.ws/english/pages/history/briefhistory.html A Brief History of Christ offering us the possibility to serve togetherRussian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, 1922-1972], by Protopriest Sergii Shchukin  [[Category:Church History]][[Category:Featured Articles]][[Category:Jurisdictions]]
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