Greek Diocese of Old Calendarists transferred to the UOC-KP

Among the so-called “bishops”, a new addition: As part of the UOC-KP, the Greek “Metropolitan” will bear the title of Chersonesos and Aeginsky.

On October 23, 2021, the head of the UOC-KP Filaret Denisenko held a “Council” of his restored structure, at which it was decided to accept the “Metropolitan” of Aeginsky and Poros Auxentius Marines and the Aegina diocese into the UOC-KP, according to website Kiev Patriarchate.

As part of the UOC-KP, the Greek “Metropolitan” will bear the title of Chersonesos and Aeginsky.

October 10, 2021 “Metropolitan” Auxentius concelebrated with “Patriarch” Filaret in Kiev. (See Photo)

Earlier, “Metropolitan” Auxentius was a bishop of non-canonical jurisdiction – the Church of True Orthodox Christians of Greece. The Diocese of the “Metropolitan” of Aegins and Poros Auxentius Marines does not belong to the Greek Orthodox Church, but is a separate structure of the Old Calendarists. It has 70 clergymen, 50 monks who work in 10 monasteries.





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