Indonesia Orthodox Church

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Indonesia Orthodox Church
Indonesian: Gereja Ortodoks Indonesia
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The Indonesian Orthodox followers doing a prayer.
Type Eastern Orthodox
ClassificationDeanery of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia
Archimandrite Daniel Bambang Dwi Byantoro
Parishes13
Region Indonesia
FounderDaniel Bambang Dwi Byantoro
Origin2003
Java, Indonesia
RecognitionJurisdiction under the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia
Members2,500 (2009) [1]

Indonesia Orthodox Church (Indonesian : Gereja Ortodoks Indonesia, simply GOI) is the legal name of the deaconry of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia in Indonesia. [1] [2] It has approximately 2,500 members [1] and includes 13 parishes that spread in Java, Bali, Sumatra, Celebes, Timor and Papua.[ citation needed ] Ever since it was incorporated by the ROCOR into the Archdiocese of Sydney, Australia and New Zealand under Archbishop Hilarion Kapral [2] through the help of Archbishop Mark (Golovkov) in 2003, it has been headed by the Mitred Archimandrite Father Daniel. [1]

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References

  1. 1 2 3 4 Boikov, Simeon (26 July 2009). "Indonesian Orthodoxy". Pravoslavie.
  2. 1 2 Tolmachev, Nikolai (23 December 2009). "The Orthodox Church in Indonesia". Archived from the original on 14 June 2011.