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Vitaly (Maximenko) of Jersey City

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*1933: The Russian Church Press of St Job of Pochaev was incorporated and registered with the government - having been founded in 1618 and being run until 1918, it was reestablished in 1933. At the same time, he worked with formerly-Uniate parishes. The [[Church of Serbia]] had jurisdiction over these parishes, while the ROCOR had jurisdiction over the monastery and press.
*1933: Abp [[Apollinary (Koshevoy) of San Francisco|Apollinary of North America and Canada]] reposed. After approximately six times that Archim. Vitaly refused the episcopacy, Met. Anthony told Archim. Vitaly that unless he accepted consecration as the bishop of America to replace Abp Apollinary, Met. Anthony would refuse to be his spiritual father. Archim. Vitaly accepted the consecration.
*1934: Archm Abp. Vitaly, for the sake of peace, removed the suspensions on [[Platon (Rozhdestvensky) of New York|Metropolitan Platon]] and his vicars.
::[[May 6]]: Archimandrite Vitaly [[Consecration of a bishop|consecrated]] Bishop of Detroit in the United States.
::[[October 15]], Bp. Vitaly arrived in New York City.
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before=—[[Paul (Gavrilov) of Chicago|Paul (Gavrilov)]]|
title=Bishop of [[Diocese of Chicago and Mid-America (ROCOR)|Detroit]]<br>(ROCOR)|
years=1934-1946|
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