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This is a list of national and local church bodies which identify themselves as being within Old Catholicism, a tradition originating in Europe with splits from the Roman Catholic Church in the 1870s, which was originally ultrajectine in doctrine.

Utrecht Union[edit]

Member churches[edit]

Union of Utrecht of the Old Catholic Churches

Dependent jurisdictions[edit]

Other churches with Old Catholic origins[edit]

United States and Canada: dioceses, parishes and missions[edit]

  • Diocese of St. Benedict Old Catholic Church
  • Diocese of New Utrecht
  • Corpus Christi Ecumenical Fellowship
  • Saint Francis Advent Catholic Mission
  • Old Catholic Paulists (OCP) www.OldCatholicPaulists.org

Churches which ordain women and LGBT people[edit]

  • Parishes not in communion with Old Catholic jurisdictions in the United States
  • Old Catholic Community of Saint Mary Magdalene—Jackson, Mississippi
  • Diocese of California American Catholic Church (Western US, California)
  • Christ Catholic Church: An historic jurisdiction in the United States of America founded by Archbishop Karl Prüter.
    • Archdiocese of the Prince of Peace, Abp. Brian Ernest Brown, OSH - Fayetteville, Arkansas
    • Christ Catholic Church in Canada, Bp. Brian Burch - Toronto, Ontario
    • Diocese of Saint Brighid of Cill Dara, Bp. Meredydd Jane Harper – Carbondale, IL
    • Diocese of Saint John the Evangelist, Bp. Dave Pflueger of Tacoma, Washington
    • Diocese of Saint Dunstan, Bp. Wulfric Andrew Eugene Kyle, OSH – Cambridge, OH
    • Diocese of Saint Mary and All Saints, Bp. Mel Borham, OSH – Wrentham, MA
    • Diocese of Saint Michael and All Angels, Msgr. James Edwards Rodgers – San Fernando, La Union Philippines
    • Diocese of the Gentle Shepherd, Bp. Carl Matthews, OSH – Waynesville, NC
    • Diocese of the Great Lakes, Bp. Lawrence Michael Cameron, OAC – Chicago, IL
    • Compassionate Society of Christ, Rev. Miscellus Peter St. Mary Avitabile, CSC – New York, NY
    • Order of the Shepherd’s Heart Abp. Brian Ernest Brown, OSH - Fayetteville, Arkansas
    • Whithorn School of Theology Seminary - Marshfield, Missouri
  • Ecumenical Catholic Church (Archbishop Mark Shirilau, Primate)
  • Conference of North American Old Catholic Bishops - build upon initiative of the Union of Utrecht, would become one church and a member of the Union. The churches which were members of the Conference have now merged as one church and is now known as
    • The Old Catholic Church, Province of the United States
      • American Catholic Church in New England divided into two dioceses: the Old Catholic Diocese of New England and the Old Catholic Diocese of the Mid-Atlantic
      • Heartland Old Catholic Church divided into two dioceses: Holy Cross Old Catholic Diocese of Minnesota and Old Catholic Diocese of Washington, DC
      • Old Catholic Diocese of Napa (California) Old Catholic Diocese of Napa - Holy Family Old Catholic Church Fairfield, CA Holy Family
  • American Apostolic Church (WI - IL - DC) - in DC, Bishop Steven Delaney, former assistant bishop of Bishop Braun
  • American Catholic Church in the United States - (ACCUS - Lawrence J. Harms - nationally structured)
    • St. Padre Pio Old Catholic Church, Summerville, SC
  • American National Catholic Church
    • Seminary of St. John the Beloved
  • Community Catholic Church of Canada Holy Angels Ministries
    • St. Anne’s Parish
  • Reformed Catholic Church
  • United States Old Catholic Church
    • Saint Christopher Old Catholic Church
    • Seminary of Saint John the Evangelist
  • Catholic Apostolic Church in North America (CACINA - Catholic Apostolic Church, Duarte succession in US)
  • International Old Catholic Churches
    • Exaltation of the Holy Cross Hermitage - Greenville, SC
    • Saint Francis of Assisi Old Catholic Church - North Augusta, SC
    • Walking In Faith International - Nashville, TN
    • Chapel of Divine Mercy - Philippians
    • The Oratory of Sts. Raphael and Dominic - Salt Lake City, UT
    • Oratory of St. Jude of the Holy Spirit - Pearl, MS
    • Saint Aelred Mission - Aberdeen, NJ
    • Sagrada Familia Old Catholic Mission - Houston, TX
    • Father Mychal Judge Outreach Ministry - Fairfax, VA
    • Priory of Sts. Symeon and John - Belle, WV
    • St. Padre Pio’s Old Catholic Church - Madison, WI
  • Ekklesia Tou Theou (Church of God) in communion with the Catholic Diocese of One Spirit. Dasmarinas City, Cavite Philippines.
  • Ecclesia Apostolica Divinorum Mysteriorum John Kersey, Presiding Bishop
  • Ancient British Church in North America

General declaration of non-discrimination and inclusiveness[edit]

  • Diocese of St. Benedict, Glen Burnie, MD, Bishop Ed Jansen
  • Old Catholic Church of New Utrecht, West Palm Beach, FL, Presiding Bishop, Richard Sebastian Riccardi
  • Trinitarian Catholic Church, Metropolitan Diocese of Hope (New England, New York, New Jersey, Missouri, United States)

General declaration of non-discrimination -- An all inclusive community[edit]

  • Reformed Old Catholic Church (ROCC)
  • Catholic Church, Inc. Catholic Church, Inc.
  • American Old Catholic Church (AOCC)
    • All Saints Catholic Church All Saints Catholic Church, Tallahassee, Florida
    • Holy Angels Catholic Community Holy Angels Catholic Community, Winter Park, Florida
    • Most Reverend Joseph Daniel Finnegan Ordinary of Catholic Church Inc.
    • St. Faustina Old Catholic Community, Cranston, Rhode Island
    • Most Reverend Michael R. Pierson, Presiding Bishop American Old Catholic Church
  • United Ecumenical Catholic Church in North America
      • Franciscans of the Holy Cross (North America)
        • Saints Francis and Clare United Ecumenical Catholic Church, Honolulu, Hawaii
    • United Ecumenical Catholic Church in North America is part an international group of church connected with :
      • The Ecumenical Christian Church (UK)
      • United Ecumenical Catholic Church Metropolitan Region of Australasia
        • Connected religious order : The Ecumenical Franciscan Order (Australia)

Churches which ordain women but not LGBT people[edit]

  • Independent Old Catholic Church independentoldcatholicchurch.com
  • Holy Angels & Saints Church
  • Agnus Dei Old Catholic Society
    • Old Catholic Church of North America
      • Canticle of Christ Ministry An outreach ministry of the Old Catholic Church of North America
      • Incarnation Old Catholic Mission A mission of the Old Catholic Church of North America
  • Old Catholic Church of North America
    • St. Dismas Ministries An outreach ministry of the Old Catholic Church of North America
      • Saint Francis Old Catholic Mission
  • American Old Catholic Church

Churches which do not ordain women[edit]

  • Polish National Catholic Church. Left the Union of Utrecht in 2003 after the union's Congress of Prague
  • Old Catholic Church in the United Kingdom
  • Old Catholic Communion in North America, An Old Catholic communion open to all autocephalous Old Catholic jurisdictions and bishops seeking to establish unity
  • Old Catholic Diocese of the Holy Spirit], an Orthodox Old Catholic church and ordinariate. Affiliated with the Old Catholic Communion of North America
  • Italian National Catholic Archdiocese of the United States, of the Italian National Catholic Church, a member church of the Old Catholic Confederation (OCCUS)
  • Old Catholic Church in the United Kingdom

Unclassified[edit]

  • American Old Catholic Church (originally Aurora, Colorado; today, several dioceses)
    • Diocese of St. Thomas Old Catholic Church An Old Catholic Church in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Old Catholic Church - de Landis Berghes Succession
    • Oratory of the Common Life
  • Old Catholic Diocese of Dallas (Texas)
    • Restoration In Christ Church Dallas, Texas

United States and Canada: autocephalous bishoprics[edit]

  • American Catholic Church The original American Catholic Church charter established in 1915 (Los Angeles, CA)
  • American Catholic Church in Nevada (Las Vegas - inclusive of gays - ordination of women and LGBT)
  • American Ecumenical Catholic Church (Connecticut - Bishop Lorraine J. Bouffard)
  • Apostolic Catholic Church in America (Washington state - Bishop Robert Withrow)
  • Apostolic Catholic and Spiritual Church
  • Caritas Catholic Church International
  • Catholic Church of Americas (CapeVerdean Comm., MA - Inclusive of gays - Ordination of women and gays)
  • Christ Catholic Church
  • Christ Our Teacher Old Catholic Ministry (NJ - Most Rev. Benjamin M. Evans)
  • Community of Charity Independent Old Catholic Church (Columbus, Ohio)
  • Community of The Good Samaritan American Independent Catholic Church Mission
  • Ecumenical Catholic Church
  • Ecumenical Catholic Church of Christ (ECCC)
  • Holy Redeemer Old Catholic Church (Crestline, Ohio)
  • Independent Catholic Church
  • Independent Catholic Church of the West
  • Old Catholic Church of British Columbia
  • Reconciliation Old Catholic Church (Phoenix, Arizona)
  • Reformed Catholic Church International
  • Reformed Catholic Church of America
  • Servants of the Good Shepherd
  • St. Anthony's Catholic Chapel (Michigan -Archbishop David S. Moody) - an Advent Catholic Church
  • The 24/7 Christian Church Fellowship Intl(Christian, Catholic, & Convergent)(Abp. David C Holdridge, Prelate & Archbishop - Owensboro KY, Ft Worth TX, & Roswell NM USA)
  • Trinitarian Catholic Church, Metropolitan Diocese of Hope (New England, New York, New Jersey, Missouri / USA)
  • United Catholic Church
  • United Reform Catholic Church International

Intercommunion:

  • United American Catholic Church—In intercommunion with :
  • Catholic Apostolic Church in North America (Cacina, voir plus haut)
  • Contemporary Catholic Church :
  • Independent Catholic Christian Church, itself with :
    • Diocese of Rumney Marsh (Independent Catholics)
  • The Old Catholic Apostolic Church of the United States

Old Roman Catholic churches[edit]

Europe[edit]

  • British Old Catholic Church
  • Ecclesia Apostolica Jesu Christi
  • Gemeenschap van de Goede Herder
  • Old Roman Catholic Church in Europe aka Old Catholic Church in Europe
  • Old Roman Catholic Church in Europe. Diocese of France
  • Old Catholic Mariavite Church
  • Old Catholic Church in Slovakia
  • Old Catholic Church of Ukraine
  • Polish National Catholic Church in Republic of Poland
  • Reformed Catholic Church in Poland
  • Reformed Old Catholic Church (ROCC)http:// www.reformedoldcatholicchurch.co.uk/
  • Traditional Catholic Orthodox Church
  • United Ecumenical Catholic Church Europe and the United Kingdom
  • Old Holy Catholic Church Ordo Maria Apostolorum / Order of Marian Apostles
  • Église gallicane, France
  • Ecumenical Catholic Communion in Europe (Bishop Peter E. Hickman)
    • ECC Austria
    • ECC Belgium and Netherlands
    • ECC Poland
    • ECC Lithuania
  • The Old Catholic Church in the United Kingdom
  • The Old Catholic Apostolic Church - Province of France and Belgium (Eglise Vieille Catholique Apostolique - Province de France et de Belgique)

North America[edit]

  • Old Roman Catholic Church - Latin Rite
  • Old Roman Catholic Church in Canada - It remains faithful to the doctrines and teachings of the Old Roman Catholic Church.
  • Missionary Church of St. Francis of Assisi - A religious community that remains faithful to the orthodoxy of the doctrines and teachings of the Old Roman Catholic Church.
  • St. Anthony's Catholic Chapel (Michigan - +++Archbishop David S. Moody, D.D., Th.D.) - an Advent Catholic Church (Old Roman Catholic Succession, +++Arnold Mathew)

Liberal Catholic churches with Theosophical tenets[edit]

United States[edit]

  • Catholic Universalist Church, Theosophical tenets are allowed, not emphasized or required. The church primarily preaches the doctrine of Universal Reconciliation in the framework of the Liberal Catholic movement.
  • Liberal Catholic Church, Province of the United States of America, American branch which emphasizes Theosophical tenets.
  • Liberal Catholic Church International, Theosophical tenets are allowed but not emphasized.
  • Old Catholic, Liberal Catholic Int. (Church of St.Thomas Int.) Theosophical tenents not emphasized, members have total freedom of thought.
  • Reformed Liberal Catholic Church USA province, Theosophical tenets are allowed but not emphasized
  • Universal Catholic Church, Theosophical tenets are allowed by not emphasized.

Europe[edit]

  • The Liberal Catholic Church Overview of the entire Liberal Catholic movements, regardless of jurisdiction
  • The Liberal Catholic Church International Province of Great Britain and Ireland
  • The Liberal Catholic Church in the British Isles
  • Liberal Catholic Apostolic Church An independent Liberal Catholic community
  • The Reformed Liberal Catholic Church
  • The Young Rite Ritual in an esoteric Christian tradition
  • The Old Catholic Apostolic Church - Province of France and Belgium
  • Reformed Old Catholic Church

Religious orders[edit]

Paulists[edit]

  • Old Catholic Order of Paul the Apostle (OCP)(www.OldCatholicPaulists.org)

Franciscans[edit]

  • The Franciscan Order of the Stigmata (OSFS) - Affiliated to the Reformed Old Catholic Church (ROCC)
  • Franciscans of Divine Providence (FDP)] Canonical Religious Order of women and men of the Trinitarian Catholic Church
  • Companions of Saints Francis and Dominic Ecumenical fraternity of vowed men and women
  • Society of the Franciscan Servants of the Poor
  • Order of Servant Franciscans (OSF), an ecumenical and Canonical tertiary order (www.tifpecusa.faithweb.com)
  • ECC Franciscans of Reconciliation (OFR)
  • Order Of Friars Minor
  • Order of Lesser Sisters and Brothers (OSFM), a dispersed ecumenical Franciscan order of men and women.
  • Franciscan Missionaries of the Sacred Heart of Jesus [Missionariorum Sacratissimi Cordis Iesu] (MSCI) - a clerical religious order of men of the Old Roman Catholic Church that is inspired by the charism of St. Francis of Assisi and is focussed on Jesus' sacrificial and unconditional love to humanity.

Companions of Jesus (congregation of St Francis, for women) - The Old Catholic Church in the United Kingdom

Benedictines and Cistercians[edit]

  • Diocese of St. Benedict - Old Catholic Church
  • Grey Robed Monks of St. Benedict - ecumenical Benedictine community
  • Order of Port Royal - ecumenical Cistercian congregation
  • Society of Pope Saint Anacletus - Old Catholic Benedictine order
  • Goedeherder Benedictijns geïnspireerde broedergemeenschap
  • St. Michael Old Catholic Mission
  • Cistercian Province of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary
  • Benedictine Companions of Saints Patrick and Brigid - Ecumenical Catholic Communion

Companions of Jesus (congregation of St Benedict, for men) - The Old Catholic Church in the United Kingdom

Dominican[edit]

  • Order of Preachers, Independent

Others[edit]

  • Old Catholic Missionaries in Bangalore India - under Diocese of St. Benedict Old Catholic Church
  • Holy Order of the Sons of Levi - Owensboro KY, Ft Worth TX, & Roswell NM USA
  • Little Brothers and Sisters of Jesus Caritas
  • Monastery of Saint Thomas Oblate Monastery, Old Catholic Province of Our Lady of Angels
  • Augustinians of the Immaculate Heart of Mary - independent Catholic religious order
  • Order of the Shepherd's Heart - Christ's Catholic Church an ecumenical Celtic Catholic religious order in Hollister, Missouri.
  • Order of Restoration in Christ - Old Catholic monastery in Dallas, Texas
  • Oratory of the Common Life - associated with the Old Catholic Church - de Landis Berghes Succession
  • Order of St. Thomas the Apostle (United States and Spain) - religious order affiliated with the Liberal Catholic Old Catholic Church Int.

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