OCA Holy Synod of Bishops issues statement regarding His Beatitude, Metropolitan Theodosius

The Holy Synod of Bishops of the Orthodox Church in America issued the following statement on Thursday, September 4, 2008, regarding His Beatitude, Metropolitan Theodosius, Retired Archbishop of Washington, Metropolitan of All America and Canada.

“The Holy Synod of Bishops received the recommendation of the Special Investigating Committee regarding His Beatitude, Metropolitan Theodosius.

“The Holy Synod of Bishops of The Orthodox Church in America, meeting at the Chancery of the Orthodox Church in America in Oyster Bay Cove, New York, on September 4, 2008, resolved that His Beatitude, Metropolitan Theodosius be restricted to attending, and celebrating the Divine Services, when invited, at the Church of St. John the Baptist, Canonsburg, Pennsylvania, henceforth.”