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Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania (OCA)

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Locum Tenens
The '''Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania''' is a [[diocese]] of the [[Orthodox Church in America]]. Its territory includes parishes, monasteries, and missions located in two states in the United States – Delaware and Pennsylvania. The diocesan chancery is located in South Canaan Township, Pennsylvania.
The diocese is currently was last under the leadership of His Grace, the Right Reverend [[Tikhon (Mollard) of Philadelphia]]. He was consecrated as a bishop on [[February 14]], 2004, and installed as the ruling bishop of the diocese of Philadelphia and Eastern Pennsylvania on [[October 29]], 2005. On [[May 9]], 2012, he was elevated to the dignity of Archbishop. He remained the diocese bishop until [[November 13]], 2012, when he was elected Primate of the Orthodox Church in America.  Currently the Right Reverend [[Melchisedek (Pleska) of Pittsburgh|Melchisedek of Pittsburgh]] is [[Locum Tenens]] of the Diocese of Philadelphia and Eastern Pennsylvania. and the Right Reverend [[Mark (Maymon) of Baltimore|Mark of Baltimore]] is acting administrator.
==Ruling bishops==
*[[Tikhon (Mollard) of Philadelphia]] 2005-present2012
*[[Herman (Swaiko) of Washington and New York|Herman (Swaiko) of Philadelphia]] 1981-2002
*[[Kiprian (Borisevich) of Philadelphia]] 1964-1980

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