Sentence Examples


  • After the taking of Constantinople in 1452, the Russian metropolitans were always chosen and consecrated in Russia, appeals ceased, and Moscow became de facto autocephalous (Joyce, ubi sup. p. 379; Mouravieff, op. cit.
  • Since the War of Independence, the kingdom of Greece has been ecclesiastically organized after the model of Russia, as one autocephalous " province," separated from its old patriarchate of Constantinople, with an honorary metropolitan and honorary archbishops (Neale, op. cit.
  • The Church of Cyprus has been autocephalous since at any rate the oecumenical synod of Ephesus in 431.
  • The Cretan Church is not, strictly speaking, autocephalous, being dependent on the patriarchate of Constantinople.
  • AUTOCEPHALOUS (from Gr.
 

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