The Orthodox Church in America has announced on its web page that the Synod today appointed His Eminence, the Most Reverend Nathaniel, Archbishop of Detroit and the Romanian Episcopate, as the Locum Tenens of the Orthodox Church in America. The Synod appointed His Grace, the Right Reverend Michael, Bishop of New York and the Diocese of New York and New Jersey, as the Administrator of the Orthodox Church in America. The Synod also said that in due time they would make other decisions appropriate to dealing with the change in leadership in the OCA. They asked for everyone’s prayers.
You can read the full text of the Synod’s letter at Locum Tenens Appointed.
Also available is the Holy Synod’s Statement Regarding the Resignation.