Autocephaly ( 4 of 20)

The answers in this section on autocephaly were provided by a seminary faculty member in a 1970 OCA publication.

Question

What are the autocephalous Orthodox Churches in the world today?


Answer

The autocephalous Orthodox Churches today are the old imperial patriarchates of Constantinople, Alexandria, Antioch and Jerusalem; the Churches of Russia, Serbia, Romania, Bulgaria, Albania, Greece, Cyprus, Poland and Czechoslovakia; the ancient Church of Georgia (Iberia), and the new Orthodox Church in America.