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Since its reception by the Ecumenical Patriarch in 1931, the Exarchate has grown to roughly 100 parishes (more than 40 of which are in France), served by about 66 [[priest]]s who care for the needs of an increasingly multi-cultural flock, numbering roughly 100,000 strong. The Exarchate also has one [[monastery]] for women, the [[Orthodox Monastery of the Veil of Our Lady (Bussy-en-Othe, France)]], which publishes translations of liturgical materials.
Communities of the Exarchate, the largest Orthodox group in France where it is centered, range throughout Western Europe, including Belgium, the Netherlands, Germany, Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Italy and Spain. The Exarchate has been particularly active in missionary work in Scandinavia, including developing worship in the local languages. In the Northern part of Sweden there is for example an Ortodox Church and a parish, The Transfiguration of our Lord (Kristi förklarings ortodoxa församling, []. Father [[Benedikt Pohjanen]] and his wife presbytera Monika have built the Church ten years ago. Now the Liturgy is celebrated there in the local languages of that area.
Perhaps the best known institution of the Exarchate is the [[St. Sergius Orthodox Theological Institute (Paris, France)|St. Sergius Orthodox Theological Institute]], founded in 1925 by Metr. Evlogy and sometime home of several well-known Orthodox theologians and writers of the twentieth century, including [[Georges Florovsky]], [[Alexander Schmemann]] and [[John Meyendorff]] (although not [[Vladimir Lossky]], who neither taught at St. Sergius nor was a member of the Exarchate, himself remaining loyal to the Moscow Patriarchate).

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