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Holy Synod of Milan

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Today Metropolitan Evloghios remains at the helm of the Holy Synod of bishops of the Church of Milan, which comprises eight [[diocese]]s, four in Europe and four in America, as well as missionary deaneries in England, Spain and South Africa. The Milan Synod uses the [[Julian calendar]] exclusively, and "firmly resists the [[heresy|heresies]] of false [[ecumenism]] and trans-religious syncretism."[]
Since 1997 the Milan Synod includes a number of [[Western Rite]] communities. At least one of these (St. Hilarion Monastery in Austin, mainly in Texas) was absorbed from the United StatesLiberal Catholic Church, a Theosophist organization, who worship according to pre-schismatic reportedly without reordination. (historically Orthodox) liturgical traditions with the support of the Metropolitan and of the [[Holy Synod]] St. Hilarion's has since become a Byzantine Rite monastery on orders of Bishopsits bishop. ) The principal rite of the Synod of Milan is the Byzantine Rite of the Orthodox Church, celebrated most commonly in the Slavic style but in some parishes in the Greek style.
==Ecclesiastical status==
As with many of the [[Old Calendarist]] jurisdictions, the The Milan Synod is not currently in communion with the mainstream any autocephalous Orthodox churcheschurch.
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