Dozan Bovic Church

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The Dozan Bovic Church, originally known as the Bovinist Church, is the largest Bovic church, with millions of adherents worldwide. The Church was founded in 1530, and reorganized in 1539. The Church of Caputia is considered a sister-church.

The Coat of Arms of the Dozan Bovic Church

Hierarchy

The Pentheros is the leader of the church and appoints all Metrobosarchs and Bosarchs. Metrobosarchs lead Eparchies. There are Four Eparchies, plus the Eparchy of Lyrica and the Pentheral Eparchy. Bosarchs lead local communities based in cathedrals, missions, temples, etc. The Pentheros is elected by a council of the Metrobosarchs. The Pentheros is also the temporal ruler of Athlon.

Pentheral Eparchy of Doza

Separate and above the other four eparchies. Coterminous with the Pentheral State of Athlon.

  • Pentheral Basilica of St Bessie (Doza, Athlon), Seat of the Metrobosarch of Doza, Pentheros of the Church - Aldin Ayreon-Kalirion, The Mother Church of the Dozan Bovic Church
  • The Joellenon (Hergon, Athlon), Seat of the Bosarch of Hergon
  • The Garden of the Eternal Goat (Eupragia, Athlon), Seat of the Bosarch of Eupragia
  • Cathedral of Lost Magic (Port Prgama, Athlon), Seat of the Bosarch of Port Pragma
  • Cathedral-Basilica of Basileus Petros III(Vey, the Green),Seat of the Bosarch of Vey.
  • Cathedral of the Forgotten (Xechaspolis, the Green),Seat of the Bosarch of Xechaspolis.
  • Cathedral of the Wardens (Ely, The Princely Isle),Seat of the Bosarch of Ely, Gwyn Moonoak

Religious Orders

  • The Most Holy Order of the Armoured Goats (OAG)
  • The Bovic Order of Saint Biffor (BOSB)
  • The Order of Saint Joelle (OSJ)

Eparchy of Lindstrom

Coat of Arms of the First Eparchy

First of the four Eparchies, dominion over the southwest quarter of Micras.

  • Cathedral-Basilica of the Sacred Calf (aka The Ruined Cathedral) (Lindstrom City), Seat of the Metrobosarch of Lindstrom , Destroyed during the return of the Butter Bull and used as his seat of government.
  • Cathedral of the Crucifixion (Walstadt, the Elian Lands),Seat of the Bosarch of Walstadt
  • Cathedral of St Taznim (Tassity, Flaventia),Seat of the Bosarch of Tassity
  • Cathedral of St Sherrith (Anmutstadt, Flaventia), Seat of the Bosarch of Anmutstadt
  • Cathedral of Our Beloved Saint Elijah (St Bartholoma, Egale), Seat of the Bosarch of St. Bartholoma
  • Cathedral of Saint Branflake (Klaasisitya, Klaasiya), Seat of the Bosarch of Klaasisitya
  • Cathedral of the Bay (Borders City, Klaasiya), Seat of the Bosarch of Borders City
  • Cathedral of the Foolish Martyrs (Butter Cow City, Sororiya), Seat of the Bosarch of Butter Cow City
  • Cathedral of the River (Mehlville, Klaasiya), Seat of the Bosarch of Mehlville
  • Cathedral of Our Founder of the Nation (Nettivity, Opaeghia), Seat of the Bosarch of Nettivity, Outreach and church services for residents of the Cape Cran Bay area.
  • Mission to Istvanistan Island (Port Istvan), Evangelical outreach and church services to the residents of Port Istvan.

Religious Orders

  • The Jaiesican Order (JO)
  • The Dhurist Rite. Special devotion to Saint Taznim in the cathedrals in Tassity, Lee's Summit, and Myrtilis.
  • The Elijahn Rite. Special devotion to Saint Elijah in the cathedrals in Walstadt, Elijah's Rest, and St Batholoma.

Eparchy of Smjorkyr

Coat of Arms of the Second Eparchy

Second of the four eparchies, dominion over the northwest quarter of Micras.

  • Cathedral-Temple of the Butter Cow (Smjorkyr, Shireroth), Seat of the Metrobosarch of Smjorkyr: Kurai Darkmoon, Site of the creation of the Butter Bull's body.
  • Cathedral-Chapel of Prince Dariolin (Eliria, Shireroth), Seat of the Bosarch of Eliria
  • Cathedral of Kaiser Ayreon III (Shirekeep, Shireroth), Seat of the Bosarch of Shirekeep
  • Cathedral of the North (Tirlar, Arboria), Seat of the Bosarch of Tirlar, A house converted into a church for use of the small congregation of local Bovics.
  • Cathedral-Chapel of Saint Andre (Port St. Andre, Most Serene Union), Seat of the Bosarch of St. Andre. - Stefan Dore, A modest church built when Port St. Andre was founded and capital of Natollonia. Accommodates the small Bovic population that remains.
  • Sherds Cathedral (St. Christopher's, New Aquitane), Seat of the Bosarch of New Aquitane

Eparchy of Elijah's Rest

The Coat of Arms of the Third Eparchy

Third of the four Eparchies, dominion over the northeast quarter of Micras.

  • Cathedral-Basilica of Eternal Slumber (Elijah's Rest), Seat of the Metrobosarch of of Elijah's Rest, Tomb of Elijah the Beloved.
  • Cathedral of Melusine, Sister of Bous, Seat of the Bosarch of Zalae.
  • Cathedral of the Straits, Seat of the Bosarch of Keybir-Aviv.
  • Mission to Lindsmouth
  • Mission to Tonar
  • Mission to Judah
  • Mission to the Skerry Isles (Lighthouse), Evangelical outreach and church services to the residents of the Skerries.
  • Mission to Jangsong, Evangelical outreach, protection, aid, and church services to the residents. Provides support to the Alliance of the Higher Paths.
  • Mission to Vaeringheim, Evangelical outreach, protection, aid, and church services to the residents. Provides support to the Alliance of the Higher Paths.
  • Mission to Jogi, Evangelical outreach, protection, aid, and church services to the residents. Provides support to the Alliance of the Higher Paths.
  • Mission to Mylecia, Evangelical outreach, protection, aid, and church services to the residents. Provides support to the Alliance of the Higher Paths.
  • Mission to Blore Heath, Evangelical outreach, protection, aid, and church services to the residents. Provides support to the Alliance of the Higher Paths.

Religious Orders

Benacian Bovic Church of the Capric Rite

The Capric rite is a modified set of Bovic rituals that were permitted by Pentheral Bull for those Bovics living in southern Benacia. Instead of cow milk or butter, those living in Malarboria, Modan, Moda-Malarboria, and now Drak-Modan are able to use goat milk. A Patriarch in Drakorda leads this church, allowing for special Benacian flavor and local control. The church is in full communion with the Pentheros in Doza. The Benacian Bovic Church also borrows from the Elijahn Rite, placing special veneration on Kaiser Saint Elijah, teaching Benacian Bovics of the special events in the Bovic church that happened in Shireroth (the construction of the Temple of the Butter Cow in Smjorkyr, the first Bovic church outside Natopia; the assassination of Nathan in Eliria, allowing him to return in butter-form; the sculpting of the Butter Bull in Smjorkyr; the conversion of some of the Ayreon-Kalirion family to Bovinism and their central roles in Shireroth and Bovic legend;