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Metropolitan '''Basilio (Grillo Miceli)''' is an Italian Orthodox bishop who claims the title of [[Metropolitan]] of [[Ravenna (Italy)|Ravenna]], L'Aquila and Italy.
 
Metropolitan '''Basilio (Grillo Miceli)''' is an Italian Orthodox bishop who claims the title of [[Metropolitan]] of [[Ravenna (Italy)|Ravenna]], L'Aquila and Italy.
  
 
==Life==
 
==Life==
Metr. Basilio was born on [[July 18]], 1937 in Vittoria (near Ragusa, Sicily). In 1981 he was [[ordination|ordained]] a [[priest]] in the [[Russian Orthodox Church]]. In 1995 he became [[bishop]] of Ostia under the [[Autonomous Orthodox Church of Milan, Western Europe and Canada]] - [[Ukrainian Orthodox Church – Kyiv Patriarchate]]. In 1996 he became [[Archbishop]] of Ostia.  
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Metr. Basilio was born on [[July 18]], 1937, in Vittoria (near Ragusa, Sicily). In 1981 he was [[ordination|ordained]] a [[priest]] in the [[Russian Orthodox Church]]. In 1995 he became [[bishop]] of Ostia under the [[Autonomous Orthodox Church of Milan, Western Europe and Canada]] - [[Ukrainian Orthodox Church – Kyiv Patriarchate]]. In 1996 he became [[Archbishop]] of Ostia.  
  
 
In 2008 he joined the [[Chiesa Ortodossa in Italia|Orthodox Church in Italy]], as vicar of [[Antonio (de Rosso) of Ravenna|Metropolitan Antonio]] as Archbishop of Florence. After Metropolitan Antonio's death, the [[Bulgarian Alternative Synod]] refused to recognize him as [[Primate]] but Metropolitan Basilio of Ravenna continues to rule the Orthodox Church in Italy.
 
In 2008 he joined the [[Chiesa Ortodossa in Italia|Orthodox Church in Italy]], as vicar of [[Antonio (de Rosso) of Ravenna|Metropolitan Antonio]] as Archbishop of Florence. After Metropolitan Antonio's death, the [[Bulgarian Alternative Synod]] refused to recognize him as [[Primate]] but Metropolitan Basilio of Ravenna continues to rule the Orthodox Church in Italy.

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Metropolitan Basilio (Grillo Miceli) is an Italian Orthodox bishop who claims the title of Metropolitan of Ravenna, L'Aquila and Italy.

Life

Metr. Basilio was born on July 18, 1937, in Vittoria (near Ragusa, Sicily). In 1981 he was ordained a priest in the Russian Orthodox Church. In 1995 he became bishop of Ostia under the Autonomous Orthodox Church of Milan, Western Europe and Canada - Ukrainian Orthodox Church – Kyiv Patriarchate. In 1996 he became Archbishop of Ostia.

In 2008 he joined the Orthodox Church in Italy, as vicar of Metropolitan Antonio as Archbishop of Florence. After Metropolitan Antonio's death, the Bulgarian Alternative Synod refused to recognize him as Primate but Metropolitan Basilio of Ravenna continues to rule the Orthodox Church in Italy. His Synod has two bishops