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The Holy Synod of Milan originated as a diocese for Western Europe of an Old Calendarist Greek Orthodox Church (see also Florinites). The full name of this jurisdiction is Autonomous Orthodox Church of Milan, Western Europe.
1989 - BIGINNING OF THE COMMUNION WITH THE UKRANIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH
With the establishment of full communion between the Ukranian Orthodox Church in the U.S.A. and the Church of Milan in 1989, the ecclesiology of the Archbishop Evloghios became manifestly Moderate. He was in full communion with Metropolitan Mstyslav (after First Patriarch of All Ukraine), manifestally ecumenist and in full communion with Holy See Constantinople. Then Metropolitan Evloghios was in full communion with the historical Metropolitan Ioan Bornachuk of Lviv, right hand of Mstyslav and after with Patriarch Volodymir of Kiev (second Patriarch of the Holy See of St. Andrew). For two years was in full communion with His Holiness Patriarch Filaret of Kiev. Today Metropolitan Evloghios remains at the helm of the Holy Synod of bishops of the Church of Milan, which comprises four dioceses, in Europe, as well as missionary deaneries in England, Spain, France and Canada.
His Beatitude Basil (Doroszkiewicz) of Warsaw All Poland with Archbishop Evloghios of Milan
In 1992, Metropolitan Ioan Bornachuk of Lviv, assured Metropolitan Evloghios about the full communion between the two churches that is Ukranian Autocephalous Orthodox Church in Ukraine and Autonomous Orthodox Church of Milan, Western Europe and Canada.
On November 18, 1993, is confirmed by the Patriarch Volodimir the full right of Metropolitan Evloghios to be part of the Holy Synod of the Ukranian Orthodox Church - Kievan Patriarchate. On March 20, 1994 Metropolitan Evloghios, receives from the hands of Patriarch Volodimir the Tomos of Autonomy.
1997 Break of the relation with the Patriarchate of Kiev
The Autonomous Orthodox Metropolia of North and South America and the British Isles was an Old Calendarist jurisdiction which was originally comprised of the Archdioceses of America and the British Deanery of the Holy Synod of Milan. It was granted "Autonomous status" on February 14/27, 2011 through Decree #542 of the Milan Synod. The Tomos of Autonomy was definitively suspended by the Holy Synod of Milan and the bishopric of New York was suppressed. His former bishop John defrocked. through Decree #639 of the Milan Synod becouse he joined with the russian group called "raphaelites"
As with all of the Old Calendarist jurisdictions, the Milan Synod is not currently in communion with the mainstream Orthodox churches. During 2011 the Orthodox Church in Italy joined the Milan Synod, two years after the death of its founder, Metropolitan Antonio (de Rosso) of Ravenna. The Milan Synod uses the Julian calendar exclusively, and "firmly resists the heresies of false ecumenism and trans-religious syncretism, in fact is moderately traditionalist.
- Metropolitan Evloghios (Hessler) of Milan, First Hierarch
- Archbishop Boris of Germany
- Archbishop Vladimir of Classis and St. Julius Island
- Archbishop Danil of Cagliari and All Sardinia - representative of the Milan Metochion in Moscow
- Archbishop Abondius (Bica) of Brixia Brescia
- Bishop Iulianus Ildefonsus of Torcellum
- Bishop Ioan of Altinus
Православна Церква Милана, Аквілєї i Західної Європи и Канади
- News from the Milan Synod Archbishopric maintained by Bp Abbondio of Como (Italian and Romanian)