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* Metropolitan [[Hilarion (Kapral) of New York|Hilarion (Kapral)]] of New York and Eastern America, Archbishop of Sydney, Australia and New Zealand.
 
* 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 mission (ROCOR)]] (26 parishes and missions).
 
**Archimandrite [[Daniel (Bambang Dwi) Byantoro|Daniel (Bambang Dwi Byantoro)]], head of the [[Gereja Orthodox Indonesia|Indonesian Orthodox mission (ROCOR)]] (26 parishes and missions).
**Archpriest [[Michael Protopopov]], Vicar-General of the Diocese, and dean of Victoria, Tasmania, South Australia and Western Australia (10 parishes and missions)
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**Archpriest [[Michael Protopopov]], Vicar-General of the Diocese, and dean of Victoria, Tasmania, South Australia and Western Australia (11 parishes and missions)
**Archpriest [[Nikita Chemodakov]], dean of New South Wales and Australian Capital Territory (13 parishes and missions)
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**Archpriest [[Nikita Chemodakov]], dean of New South Wales and Australian Capital Territory (11 parishes and missions)
**Archpriest [[Michael Klebansky]], dean of Queensland (5 parishes and missions)
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**Archpriest [[Michael Klebansky]], dean of Queensland (5 parishes)
 
**Archpriest [[Vladimir Boikov]], dean of New Zealand (4 parishes and missions)
 
**Archpriest [[Vladimir Boikov]], dean of New Zealand (4 parishes and missions)
**Priest [[Adrian Augustus]], dean of Pakistan (4 parishes and missions)
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**Priest [[Adrian Augustus]], dean of Pakistan and India (5 parishes and missions)
 
**Priest [[Paul (Kang)]], head of the Korean Orthodox Mission (1 parish).
 
**Priest [[Paul (Kang)]], head of the Korean Orthodox Mission (1 parish).
  

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Diocese of Australia and New Zealand (ROCOR)
Jurisdiction ROCOR
Diocese type Diocese
Founded by 1948
Current bishop Metr. Hilarion
See(s) Sydney
Headquarters Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Territory Australia, New Zealand, South Korea, Indonesia
Liturgical language(s) Slavonic, English, Indonesian, Korean
Musical tradition Russian Chant
Calendar Julian
Population estimate 158,506

(Census 2001)

Official website 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 Eminence 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.

Organisation

The Diocese of Australia and New Zealand is a diocese within the Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia. Within the diocese, of which Metropolitan Hilarion is currently the head and sole bishop, there are various deans who are in charge of one or more geographic areas. There are approx. 62 parishes, missions and communities in the diocese, including 17 monasteries and sketes: with 28 parishes and missions across Australia, 26 in Indonesia, 4 in New Zealand, 4 in Pakistan, and one 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.

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