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Orthodoxy in Australia

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With an irregular status: streamlining; HSiR/GOC merger; ordering by size
===With an irregular status===
*[https://www.ukrainianorthodoxchurchaustralia.com Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Australia - Kyivan Patriarchate]''Note: The Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Australia of the Kyivan Patriarchate is an integral part of the Ukrainian Orthodox Kyivan Patriarchate under the protection (omophor) of His Holiness Patriarch of Kyiv and All Rus-Ukraine Filaret. It represents parishes and believers who have stayed within the National Mother Church (Pomisna Cerkva) of Ukraine. It also consists of a Parishes under the Greek Exarchate of the Kyivan Patriarchate in Australia. Parishes exist in Sydney, Newcastle, Adelaide & Brisbane. The Supreme Authority of the Church is the Holy Synod, with its permanent President the Patriarch himself. The Patriarchate has the support of over 30 million faithful in Ukraine. (In comparison The Moscow Patriarchate in Ukraine has the support of approximately 5 million faithful in Ukraine). In recent public news polls in Kyiv showed that over 77% of those asked were supporters of The Ukrainian Orthodox Church - Kyivan Patriarchate and only 8% aligned themselves with The Moscow Patriarchate. Although this entity is below entities are not in full communion with any of the mainstream Orthodox Churches. Entities are, in April 2018 an official petition of the Ukrainian Government and the Kyiv Patriarchate with the UAOC was forwarded to the Ecumenical Patriarchate which was accepted to be examined with where possible Autocephaly to be granted in the near future, sorted by size.''*[[Macedonian Orthodox Diocese of Australia and New Zealand]]: As part of the [[Macedonian Orthodox Church]]. This *[[Church of the Genuine Orthodox Christians of Greece]] - [[Parishes in Australia (Kallinikos)]]: The current ''locum tenens'' of this entity is not Bp Ambrose of Methone, who administers eight parishes (including parishes of the 'Free Serbian Orthodox Church'). There is also a 'metochion' mission under Bp Photios of Marathon.*[https://www.ukrainianorthodoxchurchaustralia.com Ukrainian Orthodox Church in communion with any Australia - Kyivan Patriarchate]: Part of the mainstream [[Ukrainian Orthodox ChurchesChurch – Kyiv Patriarchate|Kyivan Patriarchate]], and includes parishes under the Greek Exarchate of the Kyivan Patriarchate. 5 parishes are in Sydney, Newcastle, Adelaide and Brisbane. *[[Autocephalic Greek Orthodox Church of America and Australia]]: Formed out of a schism with the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia with the Greek Orthodox Community of South Australia (GOCSA). This entity is not in communion with any of the mainstream Orthodox Churches. The parishes affiliated with the 'Greek Orthodox Communities of South Australia' (GOCSA) are in this church.*[[Holy Orthodox Metropolis of Australia & Oceania (Serapheimite)]]: Originally parishes who went into schism from the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia. This In Australia, this entity currently contains only one Parish parish, in Australia - The Greek Orthodox Community Church of St Spyridon Clayton. This entity is not in communion with any of the mainstream Orthodox Churches.*[[Holy Synod in Resistance]] - [[Diocese of Sydney and New South Wales (Cyprianite)|Diocese of Sydney and New South Wales]]: This entity, under Metropolitan Cyprian of Oropos and Fili, is not in communion with any of the mainstream Orthodox Churches. Previously headed by His Eminence [[Chrysostomos (Alemangos) of Sydney|Chrysostomos]], Bishop of Sydney and New South Wales & Exarch of Australia, the current locum tenens is Bp Ambrose of Methone, and consists of four parishes and one monastery. This entity is not in communion with any of the mainstream Orthodox Churches.*[[Church of the Genuine Orthodox Christians of Greece]]: This entity has one mission in Australia - a 'metochion' under Bp Photios of Marathon. This entity is not in communion with any of the mainstream Orthodox Churches.
===Previously in Australia===
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