List of Eastern Orthodox bishops in the United States and Canada

Eastern Orthodox bishops in the United States and Canada are bishops of various Eastern Orthodox Churches serving in the United States and Canada. The list includes all bishops serving in those countries, whether as diocesan bishops or in some other capacity, for example: as auxiliary bishops, diocesan administrators, or heads of various exarchates and vicariates. The dates following their names indicate the years during which they served in the United States or Canada.

This list includes all bishops by service, regardless of their nationality (citizenship).

Church of AntiochEdit

Antiochian ArchdioceseEdit

Church of Russia, 1794-1924Edit

Russian Exarchate of North America, 1933-1970Edit

Russian Orthodox Church in the USA, 1970-presentEdit

Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia (partial)[2]Edit

Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of AmericaEdit

Northern American Metropolia/Orthodox Church in AmericaEdit

  • Platon (Rozhdestvensky) Archbishop of the Aleutians and North America (1907-1914). Later named Metropolitan of All America and Canada (1922-1934)
  • Evdokim (Meschersky) Archbishop of the Aleutians and North America (1914-1918)
  • Alexander (Nemolovsky) Archbishop of the Aleutians and North America (1919-1922)
  • Theophilus (Pashkovsky) Archbishop of San Francisco, Metropolitan of All America and Canada (1934-1950)
  • Leontius (Turkevich) Archbishop of New York, Metropolitan of All America and Canada (1950-1965)
  • John (Shakhovskoy) Archbishop of San Francisco and the West (1950-1974)
  • Irenaeus (Bekish) Archbishop of New York, Metropolitan of All America and Canada (1965-1977)
  • Theodosius (Lazor) Archbishop of Washington, Metropolitan of All America and Canada (1977-2002)
  • Herman (Swaiko) Archbishop of Washington and New York, Metropolitan of All America and Canada (2002-2008)
  • Jonah (Paffhausen) Archbishop of Washington, Metropolitan of All America and Canada (2008-2012)
  • Tikhon (Mollard) Archbishop of Washington, Metropolitan of All America and Canada (since 2012)

'Holy Synod of Bishops (2016)Edit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America". www.antiochian.org. Retrieved 2019-09-23.
  2. ^ [1] "The Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia — Bishops", Retrieved 2012-10-07
  3. ^ [2] "Obituary of Bishop Anthimos of Olympus" Funeral.com Retrieved 2016-11/14

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