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Victor (Abo-Assaley) of New York

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Victor was consecrated on [[September 11]], 1924 and began his efforts in the United States shortly thereafter. Bp. Victor’s efforts were met with limited success among the Syrian parishes led by Bp. [[Aftimios (Ofiesh)]] within the Russian North American diocese. The majority of parishes remained loyal to Bp. Afitmios.
Bp. Victor died on [[April 19]], 1934. After his death the parishes loyal to him were administered by [[Archimandrite]] [[Anthony (Bashir) of New York|Anthony Bashir]] who had come to the United States independently in 1922 as “a missionary to the unchurched Syrians of America.

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