Eastern Orthodoxy in Italy

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Eastern Orthodoxy in Italy refers to adherents, religious communities, institutions and organizations of Eastern Orthodox Christianity in Italy. In 2014, there were 14 distinctive Eastern Orthodox jurisdictions on the territory of Italy, some of them belonging to canonical Eastern Orthodox Churches, while others are classified as independent (noncanonical).[1] First session of the Council of Canonical Orthodox Bishops in Italy was held in 2009.[2]

The main canonical Eastern Orthodox churches and ecclesiastical jurisdictions in Italy are as follows:

Other Eastern Orthodox jurisdictions in Italy are:

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  1. ^ Giordan & Guglielmi 2018, p. 53-69.
  2. ^ Parlato 2010, p. 496.
  3. ^ "Dona l'otto per mille alla Chiesa Ortodossa" (in Italian). Sacra Arcidiocesi Ortodossa d'Italia e Malta. Retrieved 17 April 2016.
  4. ^ Frinchi, Adriano (4 June 2013). "Otto per mille alla Chiesa Ortodossa". YouTube (in Italian). Retrieved 17 April 2016.
  5. ^ Chiesa ortodossa serba: Decanato per l’Italia
  6. ^ Biserica Ortodoxă Română: Episcopia Italiei
  7. ^ Gordon-Melton 2010, p. 546-547.


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