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Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of the British Isles and Ireland

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Patriarchate of Antioch and all the East

'... And the disciples were called Christians first in Antioch'

Acts 11:26

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Until the bishop designate, His Eminence Metropolitan Silouan is enthroned in the Archdiocese on 28th November 2015 the existing process for the recommendation of men for ordination to the bishop will continue.  This is best understood in the Vocations Flowchart.


The Orthodox Church affirms, values and integrates the ministry of all the People of God.  This is well defended and explained in this article.