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Diocese of Australia and New Zealand (ROCOR)

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jurisdiction=[[ROCOR]]|
type=Diocese|
founded=''unknownby''1948|bishop=[[Hilarion (Kapral) of SydneyNew York|AbpMetr. Hilarion]]|
see=Sydney|
hq=Sydney, New South Wales, Australia|
territory=Australia, New Zealand, South Korea, Indonesia|
language=Slavonic, English, GreekIndonesian, Korean, Indonesian|
music=[[Russian Chant]]|
calendar=[[Julian Calendar|Julian]]|
website=[http://www.rocor.org.au Diocese of Aust. & NZ]
}}
The '''Diocese of Sydney, Australia and New Zealand''', headquartered in Sydney, is a [[diocese]] of the [[Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia]]. Its current [[primate]] is His Grace Eminence [[Hilarion (Kapral) of SydneyNew York|Hilarion (Kapral)]], both First Hierarch of [[ROCOR]] and [[Archbishop]] of Sydney, Australia and New Zealand.
==History==
*The first Russian [[parish ]] established in Australia and New Zealand was St. Nicholas Church (now Cathedral), Brisbane, in 1926.*The first ROCOR [[bishop ]] of Australia and New Zealand was Bp Theodore (Rafalsky), 1948-55.
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==Organisation==
The Diocese of Australia and New Zealand is a diocese within the Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia. Within the diocese, of which the Archbishop Metropolitan Hilarion is currently the head and sole bishop, there are various deans who are in charge of one or more statesgeographic areas. There are 24 approx. 62 [[parish]]es , missions and communitiesin the diocese, along with 6 including 17 [[monasticism|monasteries]] and [[skete]]s : with 28 parishes and missions across Australia, as well as 26 in Indonesia, 4 parishes and communities in New Zealand, 4 in Pakistan, and one mission-church parish (along with one monastic skete) in South Korea.
The Diocese of Australia and New Zealand of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia was a founding member of [[SCCOCA]], but later departed.
 
== Recent History ==
In February 2005 His Grace Archbishop Hilarion received into the Diocese clergy and parishioners of the [[Gereja Orthodox Indonesia|Indonesian Orthodox Church]] who were formerly under the jurisdiction of the [[Orthodox Metropolitanate of Hong Kong and Southeast Asia]] ([[Church of Constantinople|Ecumenical Patriarchate]]), and there are now a growing number of parishes and mission centres scattered throughout Indonesia.
 
The Diocese of Australia and New Zealand, as a part of the [[Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia]], was involved in [[Russian_Orthodox_Church_Outside_Russia#Rapprochement_with_Moscow|the process to reenter communion]] with the [[Church of Russia]]. The Act of Canonical Communion between the Moscow Patriarchate and the Russian Church Abroad was signed on Ascension Thursday 17th May 2007 and Liturgy concelebrated in Moscow by Patriarch Alexiy and Metropolitan Laurus, ROCA's First Hierarch.
 
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===Diocesan Bishop===
* Metropolitan [[Hilarion (Kapral) of New York|Hilarion (Kapral)]] of New York and Eastern America, Archbishop of Sydney, Australia and New Zealand.
**Archimandrite [[Daniel (Bambang Dwi) Byantoro|Daniel (Bambang Dwi Byantoro)]], head of the [[Gereja Orthodox Indonesia|Indonesian Orthodox Churchmission (ROCOR)]](26 parishes and missions).**New Archpriest [[Michael Protopopov]], Vicar-General of the Diocese, and dean of Victoria, Tasmania, South Wales Australia and Western Australia (10 parishesand missions)**Archpriest Michael Klebansky[[Nikita Chemodakov]], dean of Queensland New South Wales and Australian Capital Territory (5 13 parishesand missions)**Archpriest [[Michael ProtopopovKlebansky]], dean of Victoria, Tasmania, South Australia and Western Australia Queensland (14 5 parishesand missions)**Archpriest [[Vladimir Boikov]], dean of New Zealand (4 parishesand missions)**Priest Justin [[Adrian Augustus]], dean of Pakistan (4 parishes and missions)**Priest [[Paul (Kang)]], sole priest in South Koreahead of the Korean Orthodox Mission (1 parish).
===Hierarchs in Australia===
* Archbishop [[Theodosius (Putilin) of Sydney|Theodosius (Putilin)]] of Sydney, 1970-1980.
* Archbishop [[Paul (Pavlov) of Sydney|Paul (Pavlov)]] of Sydney, Australia and New Zealand, 1980-1995.
* Bishop [[Gabriel (Chemodakov) of Manhattan|Gabriel (Chemodakov)]] of Brisbane, Vicar of the Australian Diocese, 1996-1997.* Archbishop Metropolitan [[Hilarion (Kapral) of SydneyNew York|Hilarion (Kapral)]], Archbishop of Sydney, Australia and New Zealand, 1996-present.[[Image:Hilarion_red_panagea.jpg‎]]
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