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Orthodoxy in Australasia

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Without Local Bishop
*[[Church of Russia|Moscow Patriarchate]] [[Australian_jurisdictions_without_a_local_bishop|in Australia]]; with one parish each in Sydney and Melbourne.
*[ Orthodox Church of Ukraine - Former 'Kyivan Patriarchate']: Part of the [[Ukrainian Orthodox Church – Kyiv Patriarchate|Orthodox Church of Ukraine]], with 5 parishes in Sydney, Newcastle, Adelaide and Brisbane. With the Decision of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople 11/10/18 starting from Patriarch Philaret and Metropolitan Makary all anathemas, defrokments & excommunication were uplifted and all clergy under them restored to canonical status. On the 15/12/2018 the new head of the church Metropolitan Epiphanios was elected by the united Sobor of bishops assembly. Autocephaly and Tomos to the Ukrainian church was officially handed to the Metropolitan of Kyiv and all Ukraine Epiphanios on January 6th 2019 in Constantinople by the Ecumenical Patriarch.
*[[Consistory of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Australia and New Zealand]] (under Constantinople), with 10 parishes and missions in Melbourne, Geelong, Newborough, Sydney, Schofields, Canberra, Adelaide, Brisbane and Perth (in addition to one in Auckland, New Zealand).
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