Or so it is that Monomakhos has heard from various sources. Hopefully, this is correct. Ordinarily we don’t run with “word on the street” things unless it comes from more than two sources.
It has been known for some time that ROCOR has put in a formal request for His Beatitude to be released from the OCA. The Synod of the OCA waited until their recently concluded meeting to formalize the necessary arrangements.
More details will follow as they become available.
In the meantime, Glory to God!