HOME TheInfoList.com
Providing Lists of Related Topics to Help You Find Great Stuff

picture info

Orthodox Church In Italy
The Orthodox Church in Italy
Orthodox Church in Italy
(Italian: Chiesa Ortodossa in Italia) is an effort to establish a national Orthodox church in Italy,[citation needed] bringing all the Orthodox parishes and missions under an Italian Metropolitan, but only some independent groups adhered to it.Contents1 History1.1 Old Catholic Church in Italy ( Nordic Catholic Church vicariate)2 External links 3 See also 4 Notes 5 ReferencesHistory[edit] It was founded in 1983 as a traditional Old Catholic Church by Italian Orthodox Bishop Antonio De Rosso, a former Roman Catholic
Roman Catholic
priest,[1] who became bishop of Apria and Lazio
Lazio
under the jurisdiction of Metropolitan Kyprianos Koutsoumpas, of the Orthodox Church of Greece (Holy Synod in Resistance)
[...More...]

picture info

Greek Orthodox Archdiocese Of Italy
The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Italy
Italy
and Malta and Exarchate of Southern Europe is a diocese of the Ecumenical Patriarchate
Patriarchate
of Constantinople with see in Venice. The diocese was created in 1991. Current Archbishop and Metropolitan is Gennadios Zervos.Contents1 History 2 Archbishops of Italy 3 See also 4 References 5 BibliographyHistory[edit]Cathedral church of "Saint George of the Greeks" in VeniceArchbishop Gennadios ZervosAfter the fall of the Western Roman Empire, the southern areas of Italy, such as Sicily, Apulia, and Calabria, remained under the control of the Eastern Roman Empire
Roman Empire
(Byzantine Empire) until the Norman conquest in the 11th century. In 1054, the Great Schism divided the Roman Catholic
Roman Catholic
and the Orthodox Churches
[...More...]

picture info

Orthodox Autocephalous Church Of Albania
The Autocephalous
Autocephalous
Orthodox Church of Albania
Albania
(Albanian: Kisha Ortodokse Autoqefale e Shqipërisë) is one of the newest autocephalous Eastern Orthodox Churches. It declared its autocephaly in 1922 through its Congress of 1922, and gained recognition from the Patriarch of Constantinople in 1937. The church suffered during the Second World War, and in the communist period that followed, especially after 1967 when Albania
Albania
was declared an atheist state, and no public or private expression of religion was allowed. The church has, however, seen a revival since religious freedom was restored in 1991, with more than 250 churches rebuilt or restored, and more than 100 clergy being ordained
[...More...]

picture info

Greek Orthodox Church Of Antioch
The Greek Orthodox Church
Greek Orthodox Church
of Antioch, also known as the Antiochian Orthodox Church (Greek: Πατριαρχεῖον Ἀντιοχείας, Patriarcheîon Antiocheías; Arabic: بطريركية أنطاكية وسائر المشرق للروم الأرثوذكس‎, Baṭriyarkiyya Anṭākiya wa-Sāʾir al-Mashriq li'l-Rūm al-Urthūdhuks), is an autocephalous Greek Orthodox Church within the wider communion of Eastern Orthodox Christianity
[...More...]

picture info

Greek Orthodox Church Of Jerusalem
The Eastern Orthodox Patriarchate
Patriarchate
of Jerusalem
Jerusalem
(Greek: Πατριαρχεῖον Ἱεροσολύμων, Patriarcheîon Hierosolýmōn) or Greek Orthodox Patriarchate
Patriarchate
of Jerusalem
Jerusalem
(Arabic: كنيسة الروم الأرثوذكس في القدس‎ Kanisatt Ar-rum al-Urtudoks fi al-Quds, literally Rûm/Roman Orthodox Church of Jerusalem), and officially called simply the Patriarchate
Patriarchate
of Jerusalem, is an autocephalous Church within the wider communion of Eastern Orthodox Christianity. Headed by the Patriarch
Patriarch
of Jerusalem, it is regarded by Eastern Orthodox Christians as the mother church of all of Christendom
[...More...]

picture info

Russian Orthodox Church
The Russian Orthodox Church
Orthodox Church
(ROC; Russian: Ру́сская правосла́вная це́рковь, tr. Rússkaya pravoslávnaya tsérkov), alternatively legally known as the Moscow Patriarchate
Patriarchate
(Russian: Моско́вский патриарха́т, tr. Moskóvskiy patriarkhát),[5] is one of the autocephalous Eastern Orthodox Christian churches. The Primate of the ROC is the Patriarch of Moscow
Moscow
and all Rus'
[...More...]

picture info

Serbian Orthodox Church
The Serbian Orthodox Church
Serbian Orthodox Church
(Serbian: Српска православна црква / Srpska pravoslavna crkva) is one of the autocephalous Eastern Orthodox
Eastern Orthodox
Christian Churches. It is the second oldest Slavic Orthodox Church in the world (after the Bulgarian Orthodox Church). The Serbian Orthodox Church
Serbian Orthodox Church
comprises the majority of the population in Serbia, Montenegro, and the Republika Srpska
Republika Srpska
entity of Bosnia and Herzegovina
[...More...]

picture info

Romanian Orthodox Church
(as Metropolis of Romania) Nifon Rusailă, Carol I (as Patriarchate
Patriarchate
of Romania) Miron Cristea, Ferdinand IIndependence 1872Recognition 25 April 1885Primate Daniel, Patriarch
[...More...]

picture info

Bulgarian Orthodox Church
Autocephaly
Autocephaly
recognized universally de facto, by some Autocephalous Churches de jure. Canonicity mostly recognized:AmericaPartially recognized autocephaly by Constantinople
[...More...]

picture info

Georgian Orthodox Church
The Georgian Apostolic Autocephalous
Autocephalous
Orthodox Church (Georgian: საქართველოს სამოციქულო ავტოკეფალური მართლმადიდებელი ეკლესია, sakartvelos samotsikulo avt’ok’epaluri martlmadidebeli ek’lesia) is an autocephalous Eastern Orthodox Church
Eastern Orthodox Church
in full communion with the other churches of Eastern Orthodoxy. It is Georgia's dominant religious institution, and a majority of Georgian people
Georgian people
are members. It asserts apostolic foundation, and its historical roots can be traced to the Christianization of Iberia
Christianization of Iberia
by Saint Nino
Saint Nino
in the 4th century AD. As in similar autocephalous Orthodox churches, the Church's highest governing body is the Holy Synod
Holy Synod
of bishops
[...More...]

picture info

Church Of Cyprus
The Church of Cyprus
Cyprus
(Greek: Ἐκκλησία τῆς Κύπρου) is one of the autocephalous Churches that together form the communion of the Eastern Orthodox Church. It is one of the oldest Eastern Orthodox autocephalous churches, achieving independence from the Patriarchate
Patriarchate
of Antioch and All the East in 431
[...More...]

picture info

Church Of Greece
The Church of Greece
Greece
(Greek: Ἐκκλησία τῆς Ἑλλάδος, Ekklisía tis Elládos [ekliˈsia tis eˈlaðos]), part of the wider Greek Orthodox Church, is one of the autocephalous churches which make up the communion of Orthodox Christianity. Its canonical territory is confined to the borders of Greece
Greece
prior to the Balkan Wars
Balkan Wars
of 1912–1913 ("Old Greece"), with the rest of Greece (the "New Lands", Crete, and the Dodecanese) being subject to the jurisdiction of the Ecumenical Patriarchate
Patriarchate
of Constantinople. However, most of its dioceses are de facto administered as part of the Church of Greece
Greece
for practical reasons, under an agreement between the churches of Athens
Athens
and Constantinople
[...More...]

picture info

Polish Orthodox Church
The Polish Autocephalous
Autocephalous
Orthodox Church, commonly known as the Polish Orthodox Church (Polish: Polski Autokefaliczny Kościół Prawosławny), or (Orthodox) Church of Poland
Poland
is one of the autocephalous Eastern Orthodox
Eastern Orthodox
Churches in full communion
[...More...]

picture info

Czech And Slovak Orthodox Church
The Orthodox Church
Orthodox Church
of the Czech Lands
Czech Lands
and Slovakia
Slovakia
is a self-governing body of the Eastern Orthodox Church
Eastern Orthodox Church
that territorially covers the countries of the Czech Republic
Czech Republic
and Slovakia
[...More...]

picture info

Ecumenical Patriarchate Of Constantinople
The Ecumenical Patriarchate
Patriarchate
of Constantinople
Constantinople
(Greek: Οἰκουμενικόν Πατριαρχεῖον Κωνσταντινουπόλεως, Oikoumenikón Patriarkhíon Konstantinoupóleos, IPA: [ikumenikˈon patriarˈçion konstandinuˈpoleos]; Latin: Patriarchatus Oecumenicus Constantinopolitanus;[2] Turkish: Rum Ortodoks Patrikhanesi,[3][4] "Roman Orthodox Patriarchate") is one of the fourteen autocephalous churches (or "jurisdictions") that together compose the Eastern Orthodox Church
[...More...]

picture info

Orthodox Church In America
The Orthodox Church in America
Orthodox Church in America
(OCA) is an Eastern Orthodox Church, partly recognized as autocephalous, in North America. The OCA consists of more than 700 parishes, missions, communities, monasteries and institutions in the United States
United States
and Canada.[5] In 2011, it had an estimated 84,900 members in the United States. The OCA has its origins in a mission established by eight Russian Orthodox monks in Alaska, then part of Russian America, in 1794. This grew into a full diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church
Russian Orthodox Church
after the United States
United States
purchased Alaska
Alaska
from Russia in 1867
[...More...]

.