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Parishes in Australia (OCA)

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The '''Orthodox Church in America - Parishes in Australia''' is the grouping applied to the churches who, [[ROCOR and OCA#1970: Autocephaly for the OCA|in 1971]], left [[Diocese of Australia and New Zealand (ROCOR)|ROCOR]] and asked to be taken under the [[Orthodox Church in America|OCA]]'s protection. It is directly under the Metropolitan of the OCA (currently Metropolitan [[Herman (Swaiko) of Washington and New York|Herman]]), and has two churches in Australia.
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== History ==
In 1971, in a split from [[Diocese of Australia and New Zealand (ROCOR)|ROCOR]], a group of Orthodox faithful applied to the Orthodox Church in America for acceptance.
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