metropolitanate


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metropolitanate

(ˌmɛtrəˈpɒlɪtənˌeɪt)
n
(Ecclesiastical Terms) Christianity the office or province of a metropolitan
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Metropolitan of Dabar-Bosnia Hrizostom stated today at a solemn reception hosted at Metropolitanate of Dabar-Bosnia in Sarajevo on the occasion of one of the most important Orthodox holidays, Easter, that more needs to be done in BiH to create harmonic society, stressing that only such societies have a future.
"This is a confirmation of the illegality of the annexation of the Kyiv Metropolitanate by Moscow," the President said.
Hodoroaba contributed to numerous newspapers and journals such as The Moldova Metropolitanate (Mitropolia Moldovei), The Romanian Orthodox Church (Biserica Ortodoxa Romana), The Peasants' Calendar (Calendarul Satenilor), The Magazine's Calendar (Calendarul revistei), Ion Creanga, The Universe Calendar (Calendarul Universul), The Romanian Nation (Neamul romanesc), Literary Circle (Sezatoarea), Tudor Pamfile, etc.
The most significant attendee in the dialogue is Metropolitan Nektarios (Tsilis) of the Orthodox Metropolitanate of Hong Kong and Southeast Asia, the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople.
Kazan's strategic and commercial importance required that its senior governors be men of Moscow rank, usually boyars; the volume and importance of the business they oversaw required that they have larger clerical staffs, often headed by secretaries (d 'iaki) who were specialist career bureaucrats and who sometimes amassed considerable patronage power of their own; and the governor's offices more often had to work in cooperative or adversarial parallel with the metropolitanate and the monasteries.
He was elected as Assistant Bishop of the Orthodox Metropolitanate of Austria by the Holy and Sacred Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate in 1985 and in 1991 he was elevated to the rank of Metropolitan.
Dioceses of Subotica and Zrenjanin entered the newly formed Metropolitanate of Belgrade.
But then came the official denial from the Varna metropolitanate that Kiril had resigned from the Synod.
Therefore, at the Providen\a Medical Centre, as well as in the other medical facilities established within the Metropolitanate, the patients are treated as individuals rather than as ailing bodies" (9).
The seat of the Orthodox Christian metropolitanate of Rus', still formally subservient to Constantinople, moved to Moscow; it unilaterally became autocephalous (self-ruling) in 1448 and a fully independent patriarchate in 1589.
(13) The Serbian Metropolitanate of Sremski Karlovci represented a key link between the Patriarchate in Moscow and the Serbian Orthodox believers in the Balkans.
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