DEPOSED OCA BISHOP IGNORES SYNOD’S DECISION, RETURNS ANTIMENSION, ASKS TO BE RELEASED FROM JURISDICTION

Former Bishop Irineu. Photo: Holy Ascension Monastery (Facebook)

Pravoslavie.ru - 4/7/17 Representatives of the Holy Ascension Monastery in Detroit, where former auxiliary bishop of the Romanian Episcopate of the Orthodox Church in America Monk Irineu (Duvlea) served as abbot, has returned its antimension to the diocesan offices and asked to be released from the jurisdiction of the Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America. As previously reported, Monk ...

The Holy Synod renders decision concerning Bishop Irineu (Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America)

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SYOSSET, NY [OCA] - 29/6/17 During their annual retreat held in Michigan on June 19-23, 2017, the members of the Holy Synod of Bishops of the Orthodox Church in America held a special session convening the Synodal Court which canonically deposed the Bishop Irineu [Duvlea], Auxiliary Bishop of the ROEA, from the status and all sacred functions ...