RTOC Bishops Dionysi (Alferov) and Iriney (Klipenshteyn) Removed from RTOC Synod

(source: catacomb.org.ua) Two Bishops of the RTOC (Russian True-Orthodox Church) have been removed from their posts from the Synod for alleged application the the Synod of the ROCOR-PSCA under Metr Agafangel of Odessa.

During the winter meeting of the RTOC held between Feb 2-8 (New Style), the Bishops of the RTOC reorganized jurisdictional control temporarily while preparing the grounds for ecclesiastical trial of the two Bishops. The West European Diocese has been placed under the control of Bp Stefan of Trenton and New Jersey.

Meanwhile a letter was accepted from Bp Photios of Marathon (GOC-Chrysostomos) wishing “health and salvation for the True Russian Orthodox Church”.