Talk:American Orthodox Catholic Church
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Isn't the AOCC a cult? Did they later transform into something legit or are they keeping revealing info on them off this page?
During the '60's, this organization was not a church but a weird Victorian-influenced fascist & occultist cult made up of bishops, priests, (captains and lieutenants, essentially) and no actual congregation, that believed beings from outer space were communicating with them during ghostly visitations about how big the human population should be, what human culture should be, and whether or not humans should go into space and in what manner. A disturbing number of the people apparently involved in the JFK assassination who were under investigation by DA Jim Garrison in New Orleans turned out to be members of or otherwise connected to it. This is a matter of public record and has been further backed up by subsequent research. Truly truly bizarre group of people, many in positions of power, who also appeared to be using their little group to recruit intelligence and law enforcement assets as a parallel network outside normal channels. Even Garrison was dumbfounded at the strangeness of what they were involved with. 184.108.40.206 (talk) 07:55, 10 March 2012 (UTC)
Different, it appears
Perhaps the cult stole the name. Because according to this
There was an actual church by that informal name (formally called The Holy Eastern Orthodox Catholic and Apostolic Church in North America) that ceased to have much status in the 1930s and completely ended in the mid-1960s. One group claimed corporate rights to the name in 1995 and in 2007 another organization was attempting to lay claim to the name. I'm wondering if the cult/front-group hijacked that name or perhaps was the last gasp of an organization that they somehow became a part of after it had stopped being a traditional church. What these men Garrison was investigating were actually members of was not a church in a normal sense and does not appear to have been referred to by them as The Holy Eastern Orthodox Catholic and Apostolic Church in North America. It's also possible the cultists just accidentally took the name upon themselves and had no affiliation with identifying themselves as the original namesake. If it was a front organization, then it might also make sense to instead actually use a name of a defunct church that had a tax record on file. 220.127.116.11 (talk) 08:13, 10 March 2012 (UTC)
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This article is also highly technical, using abbreviations such as Metr., Fr., and various others, rather than typing the word it stands for (at least the first time on a page)- please see Wiki's content guideline on this found at WP:ABBR.Ariadne (talk) 18:24, 16 December 2016 (UTC)