Diocese of Western Pennsylvania (OCA)

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The '''Diocese of Western Pennsylvania''' is a [[diocese]] of the [[Orthodox Church in America]].  Its territory includes [[parish]]es and missions located in three states in the United States – Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia. The diocesan chancery is located in New Kensington, Pennsylvania.
 
The '''Diocese of Western Pennsylvania''' is a [[diocese]] of the [[Orthodox Church in America]].  Its territory includes [[parish]]es and missions located in three states in the United States – Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia. The diocesan chancery is located in New Kensington, Pennsylvania.
  
The diocese is currently under the leadership of His Beatitude, the Most Reverend [[Herman (Swaiko) of Washington and New York|Herman of Washington and New York]] as ‘’Locum Tenens’’, pending the election and enthronement of a successor following  the repose of the ruling [[bishop]], His Eminence [[Kyrill (Yonchev) of Pittsburgh| Kyrill of Pittsburgh on [[June 17]], 2007.
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The diocese is currently under the leadership of His Beatitude, the Most Reverend [[Herman (Swaiko) of Washington and New York|Herman of Washington and New York]] as ‘’Locum Tenens’’, pending the election and enthronement of a successor following  the repose of the ruling [[bishop]], His Eminence [[Kyrill (Yonchev) of Pittsburgh| Kyrill of Pittsburgh]] on [[June 17]], 2007.
  
 
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The Diocese of Western Pennsylvania is a diocese of the Orthodox Church in America. Its territory includes parishes and missions located in three states in the United States – Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia. The diocesan chancery is located in New Kensington, Pennsylvania.

The diocese is currently under the leadership of His Beatitude, the Most Reverend Herman of Washington and New York as ‘’Locum Tenens’’, pending the election and enthronement of a successor following the repose of the ruling bishop, His Eminence Kyrill of Pittsburgh on June 17, 2007.

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Deaneries

The five deaneries of the diocese and their territories are:

  • Allegheny-Beaver Valley Deanery – Western Pennsylvania
  • Altoona-Johnstown Deanery – Western Pennsylvania
  • Monongahela Valley Deanery – Western Pennsylvania
  • Ohio Valley Deanery - Ohio, West Virginia
  • Pittsburgh Deanery - Western Pennsylvania

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