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Orthodoxy in Australia

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External links
*[[History of Antiochian Orthodoxy in Australasia]]
==Canonical Jurisdictions==
===With Local Bishop===
*[[Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia]]*[[Antiochian Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia and New Zealand]]
*[[Diocese of Australia and New Zealand (ROCOR)|Diocese of Australia and New Zealand]] - [[Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia]]
*[[Antiochian Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia and New Zealand]]*[[Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia]]*[[Greek Orthodox Metropolis of New Zealand]]*[[Serbian Orthodox Church in Australia and New Zealand]] and [[Serbian Orthodox Church in Australia and New Zealand|Serbian Orthodox Diocese - Metropolitanate of Australia and New Zealand - New Gracanica Metropolitanate]] (The sole bishop of the patriarchal diocese also administers the New Gracanica diocese.)
*[[Romanian Orthodox Diocese of Australia and New Zealand|Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of Australia and New Zealand]].
===Without Local Bishop===
*[[Bulgarian Eastern Orthodox Diocese of the USA, Canada and Australia|Bulgarian Eastern Orthodox Diocese of the USA, Canada and]] [[Australian_jurisdictions_without_a_local_bishop|Australia]]. There is one parish in [http://www.pageone.net.au/%7Erilski/index.htm Sydney], one in [http://www.bulgariandiocese.org/parishdirectory.html?type=details&id=26 Melbourne] and one in [http://www.bulgariandiocese.org/parishdirectory.html?type=details&id=27 Adelaide].
*[[Church of Russia|Moscow Patriarchate]] [[Australian_jurisdictions_without_a_local_bishop|in Australia]]; with parishes in Sydney and Melbourne.
*[[Church Bulgarian Eastern Orthodox Diocese of Polandthe USA, Canada and Australia|Polish Bulgarian Eastern Orthodox ChurchDiocese]] of the USA, Canada and [[Australian_jurisdictions_without_a_local_bishop|Australia]]. There is one parish in [http://www.pageone.net.au/%7Erilski/index.htm Sydney], one in Australia[http://www.bulgariandiocese.org/parishdirectory.html?type=details&id=26 Melbourne]and one in [http://www.bulgariandiocese.org/parishdirectory.html?type=details&id=27 Adelaide] - began at .*[[Timeline Consistory of Orthodoxy the Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Australia|1971 schismand 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 ROCORAuckland, New Zealand).*[[https://www.ukrainianorthodoxchurchaustralia.com Orthodox Church in Americaof Ukraine - Former 'Kyivan Patriarchate']] - : Part of the [[Parishes in Australia (OCA)Ukrainian Orthodox Church – Kyiv Patriarchate|Parishes in AustraliaOrthodox Church of Ukraine]]; , with one parish 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.
===With an irregular status===
''Note: All of the below entities are not in communion with any of the mainstream Orthodox Churches. Entities are, where possible, sorted by size.''*[[Macedonian Orthodox Diocese of Australia and New Zealand]]: As part of the [[Macedonian Orthodox Church]], .*[[Church of the Genuine Orthodox Christians of Greece]] - [[Parishes in Australia (Kallinikos)]]: The current ''locum tenens'' of this diocese entity is not in full communion with any Bp Ambrose of Methone, who administers eight parishes (including parishes of the mainstream 'Free Serbian Orthodox ChurchesChurch'). This diocese number includes is headed by His Grace Petar, Metropolitan a 'metochion' mission under Metr. Photios of Australia and New ZealandDemetrias.*[[Autocephalic Greek Orthodox Church of America and Australia]]: Formed out of a schism with the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia; this diocese is not in communion with any of the mainstream Greek Orthodox ChurchesCommunity of South Australia (GOCSA). This diocese is headed by Bishop Paul The parishes affiliated with the 'Greek Orthodox Communities of Christianoupolis, and centred mostly in South Australia' (GOCSA) are in this church.*[[Holy Synod in ResistanceRussian True Orthodox Church]] - [[Diocese of Sydney Australia]]: Four parishes in Australia, headed by Archbishop [[Tikhon (Pasechnik)|Tikhon]].* [[Russian Orthodox Church Abroad - Provisional Supreme Church Authority]] - Two parishes and New South Wales one monastic community, headed by Metropolitan [[Agafangel (CyprianPashkovsky)|Agafangel]].*[[Macedonian True Orthodox Diocese of Sydney and for Australia & New South WalesZealand]]: This diocese, under Metropolitan Cyprian of Oropos and FiliTwo parishes are in this group, which is affiliated with the [[Old CalendaristTrue Orthodox Church in America]], and therefore not in communion with any (headed by [[Nicholas (Iuhoş)]]).* [[Russian Orthodox Church Abroad (the Diaspora District of the mainstream Russian Orthodox Churches. This diocese is headed by His Eminence Church)]] - [[Diocese of Australia (ROCA - Diaspora District)]]: includes two parishes under Archbishop [[Chrysostomos Andronik (AlemangosKotliaroff) of Sydney|ChrysostomosAndronik]].*[[Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Church Abroad in Australia]]: part of the UAOC-Abroad (Lavrentios Synod), Bishop of Sydney and New South Wales, Exarch of with two bishops in Australia. [http://www.uaoc-abroad.org] ===Previously in Australia===*[[Orthodox Church in America]] - [[Parishes in Australia (OCA)|Parishes in Australia]].*[[Australian_jurisdictions_without_a_local_bishop|Polish Orthodox Church in Australia, and consists ]].*[[Church of two parishesJerusalem]].
==People==
===Current Hierarchs===
*His Eminence [[Makarios (Grizienakis) of Australia|Makarios]], Archbishop of Australia (Greek Orthodox).**His Grace [[Ezekiel (Kefalas) of Dervis]], [[auxiliary bishop]] to Archbishop Makarios in [[List of parishes in Victoria|Melbourne, Victoria]].**His Grace [[Iakovos (Tsigounis) of Miletoupolis]], auxiliary bishop to Archbishop Makarios in [[List of parishes in Queensland|Queensland]].*His Eminence [[Basilios (Kodseie) of Australia, New Zealand and the Philippines|Basilios]], Metropolitan Archbishop of Australia, New Zealand and the Philippines (Antiochian Orthodox).*His Eminence [[Hilarion (Kapral) of New York|Hilarion]], Archbishop of Sydney, Australia and New Zealand, Metropolitan, and First Hierarch of [[ROCOR]].**His Grace [[George (Schaefer) of Canberra|George]], vicar bishop to Metropolitan Hilarion in Australia and New Zealand.*His Grace [[Irinej_Siluan (DobrijevicMrakic)_of_Australia_and_New_Zealandof Australia and New Zealand|IrinejSiluan]], Bishop of Australia and New Zealand (Serbian Orthodox).
*His Grace [[Mihail (Filimon) of Australia and New Zealand|Mihail]], Bishop of Australia and New Zealand (Romanian Orthodox)
*His Eminence [[Paul (Saliba) of Australia and New Zealand|Paul]], Metropolitan Archbishop of Australia, New Zealand and the Philippines (Antiochian Orthodox).
*His Eminence [[Stylianos (Harkianakis) of Australia|Stylianos]], Archbishop of Australia (Greek Orthodox).
**His Grace [[Ezekiel (Kefalas) of Dervis]], [[auxiliary bishop]] to Archbishop Stylianos in [[List of parishes in Victoria|Melbourne]].
**His Grace [[Seraphim (Ginis) of Apollonias]], auxiliary bishop to Archbishop Stylianos in [[List of parishes in New South Wales|Sydney]].
**His Grace [[Nikandros (Palyvos) of Dorileou]], auxiliary bishop to Archbishop Stylianos in [[List of parishes in South Australia|Adelaide]] and for [[List of parishes in Western Australia|Perth]].
===Other major figures===
*[[Archbishop]] [[Anthony (Medvedev) of San Francisco]], formerly bishop of Melbourne in the 1950s-1960s.
*Archbishop [[Gabriel (Chemodakov) of Montreal]], former Bishop of Brisbane and first Australian-born bishop.
*His Eminence [[Paul (Saliba) of Australia and New Zealand|Paul]], Metropolitan Archbishop of Australia, New Zealand and the Philippines (Antiochian Orthodox).
*[[Bishop]] [[Nektarios (Kellis) of Madagascar]], former priest at the Holy Monastery of St Nektarios, Adelaide; then [[missionary]] to [[Madagascar]], and first bishop thereof.
*Bishop [[Gabriel John (ChemodakovBērziņš) of MontrealCaracas]], former Bishop of Brisbane and first second Australian-born bishop.
*[[Archimandrite]] [[Antonious (Mobayed)]], exarch of the Church of Antioch to the Church of Russia, then first parish priest and exarch in Melbourne, Australia.
*Archimandrite [[Nabil (Kachab)]], Vicar-General of the [[Antiochian Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia and New Zealand]] since 2003.
*Archimandrite [[Stephanos (Pantanassiotis)]], former Vicar-General of the [[Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia]], current founding [[abbot]] of the [[Monastery of Pantanassa (Mangrove Mountain, New South Wales)|Holy Monastery of Pantanassa]].*Archimandrite [[Themistocles (Adamopoulo)]], former lecturer at [[St Andrew's Greek Orthodox Theological College (Sydney, Australia)|St Andrew's Greek Orthodox Theological College]], then vice-dean of the Orthodox Patriarchal School in Kenya and now missionary in head of the [[Diocese of Sierra Leone]].
*V. Rev. Fr [[Michael Shehadie]], second exarch of the Church of Antioch in Sydney.
*V. Rev. Protopresbyter [[Mitko Machevski]], parish priest of St Nicholas Orthodox Church, Bankstown.
*V. Rev. Fr [[Nicholas Shehadie]], first exarch in Australia of the [[Church of Antioch]].
*Rev. Fr [[Dimitri Tsakas]], Archdiocesan Vicar-General of the Fourth Archdiocesan District of [[List of parishes in Queensland|Queensland]] and New Guinea, [[Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia]].
*Hmk. Igumen [[Dimitry (Obuhoff)]], founding [[superior]] of [[St. John the Baptist Skete (Kentlyn, New South Wales)|St John the Baptist Skete]].*Hmk. Igumen [[Joachim (Ross)]], superior of St. John the Baptist Skete.*Fr Monk [[Guri (Demidov)]], hermit-monk at St. John the Baptist Skete.
*Other [[Clergy in the Antiochian Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia and New Zealand]], including three exarchs (Frs Malatius Hussney, Anthony Woolf and Nicolas Mansour), Fr Stephen Godley (co-author of ''The Eastern Orthodox in Australia'', Fr Nicholas Manovitch (first priest in New Zealand, served in Queensland) and two other parish priests (Frs John Shehadie and Malatius (Essam) Hussney).
(''Only major figures with articles are listed'')
==External links==
*[http://www.antiochianantiochianarch.org.au / Antiochian Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia and New Zealand](Official Website)*[http://www.bulgariandiocese.org Bulgarian Eastern Orthodox Diocese of the USA, Canada , and Australia](Official Website)*[http://homewww.itgreekorthodox.comorg.au/~jgrapsas/pages/main.htm Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia](Official Website)*:*[http://members.optusnet.com.au/~goawa/index.html Fifth Archdiocesan District of Western Australia]*[http://www.ocaroeanz.com.orgau/CAdioceseAU.asp?SID=8 Romanian Orthodox Church in America - Parishes in Episcopate of Australiaand New Zealand](Official Website)*[http://www.crezrocor.org Romanian Churches in .au Russian Orthodox Diocese of Australiaand New Zealand] (unofficial siteOfficial Website)*[http://www.rocorsoc.org.au Russian Serbian Orthodox Church Outside Russia - Diocese of in Australia and New Zealand](Official Website)*[http://www.socukrainianorthodoxchurchaustralia.org.au Serbian com Orthodox Church in Ukraine in Australia and New Zealand] (Official Website)*[http://www.orthodox.net.au/en/orthodox-australia List and map of all Orthodox Parishes in Serbian)Australia]*[http://dlibrary.acu.edu.au/digitaltheses/public/adt-acuvp09042006.85/02whole.pdf The Russian Orthodox Presence in Australia: The History of a Church told from recently opened archives and previously unpublished sources], by Fr. [[Michael Protopopov ]] (''nbPDF)*[http://researchonline.nd.edu. 2au/cgi/viewcontent.1Mb cgi?article=1014&context=arts_chapters Greek Orthodoxy in Australia], by Anastasios M. Tamis (PDF file'')

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