Autocephaly (4 of 20)

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


What are the autocephalous Orthodox Churches in the world today?


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.