Church of Estonia (Ecumenical Patriarchate)

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The '''Church of Estonia''' or '''Estonian Apostolic Orthodox Church''' ('''Eesti Apostlik-Õigeusu Kirik''') is an [[autonomy|autonomous]] Orthodox church whose [[primate]] is confirmed by the [[Church of Constantinople]].
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The '''Church of Estonia''' or '''Estonian Orthodox Church''' ('''Eesti Apostlik-Õigeusu Kirik''') is an [[autonomy|autonomous]] Orthodox church.
  
 
The current primate of the Church is His Eminence [[Stephanos (Charalambites) of Tallinn|Stephanos]], [[Metropolitan]] of Tallinn and all Estonia (elected 1999).
 
The current primate of the Church is His Eminence [[Stephanos (Charalambites) of Tallinn|Stephanos]], [[Metropolitan]] of Tallinn and all Estonia (elected 1999).

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Estonian Orthodox Church
Founder(s)
Autocephaly/Autonomy declared 1917
Autocephaly/Autonomy recognized 1923, 1996 by Constantinople
Current primate Metr. Stephanos
Headquarters Tallinn, Estonia
Primary territory Estonia
Possessions abroad
Liturgical language(s) Estonian
Musical tradition
Calendar
Population estimate 20,000[1]
Official website Church of Estonia

The Church of Estonia or Estonian Orthodox Church (Eesti Apostlik-Õigeusu Kirik) is an autonomous Orthodox church.

The current primate of the Church is His Eminence Stephanos, Metropolitan of Tallinn and all Estonia (elected 1999).


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