Church of Estonia (Ecumenical Patriarchate)

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Estonian Apostolic 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 Apostolic Orthodox Church (Eesti Apostlik-Õigeusu Kirik) is an autonomous Orthodox church whose primate is confirmed by the Church of Constantinople.

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


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