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Montenegrin Orthodox Church

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The '''Montenegrin Orthodox Church''' (MOC; in Montenegrin / Serbian:
'''Crnogorska Pravoslavna Crkva''') is a [[jurisdiction]] in Montenegro which declares itself to be [[autocephaly|autocephalous]]. It separated from the [[Church of Serbia]]. Its self-proclaimed autocephaly is not officially recognized by other Orthodox churches.
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== History ==
== Organization ==
On [[January 11]], 2007, MOC reconstituted its [[Holy Synod]] and proclaimed its first decree in which it reconfirms its autocephalous status. The Holy Synod is constituted by archpriests of MOC, led by [[Metropolitan]] Mihailo, who was [[excommunicate]]d by the [[Ecumenical Patriarch]].
On January 11, 2007, MOC reconstituted its [[Holy Synod]] and proclaimed its first decree in which it reconfirms its autocephalous status. The Holy Synod is constituted by archpriests of MOC, led by Metropolitan Mihailo, who was exomunicated by Ecumenical Patriarch. The Holy Synod divided Montenegro in five eparchies [[eparch]]ies: * Eparchy of Cetinje* Eparchy of Duklja* Eparchy of Primorje* Eparchy of Ostrog* Eparchy of Berane
== Source ==
*[[w:Montenegrin Orthodox Church|''Montenegrin Orthodox Church'' at Wikipedia]]
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Montenegrin_Orthodox_Church Wikipedia:Montenegrin Orthodox Church] == External link links == 
*[http://www.moc-cpc.org/ Montenegrin Orthodox Church], official site
*[http://www.montenegro.org/religion.html "Montenegrin Church and Religion in Montenegro"]
*[http://www.njegos.org/past/metrohist.htm "Brief History of the Orthodox Metropolitanate of Montenegro and the Littoral"]
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