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Eparchy of Uralsk and Guryev

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The '''Eparchy of Uralsk and GuryevskiyGuryev''' is a [[diocese]] of the [[Russian Orthodox Church]] with [[jurisdiction]] over the provinces of Aktobe, Atyrau, Kostanai, Mangistau, and West Kazakhstan in the Republic of Kazakhstan.  In July 2010, the [[Holy Synod]] of the Russian Orthodox Church established the [[Metropolia of Kazakhstan|Orthodox Church in Kazakhstan]] as a [[metropolia]], with the Eparchy of Uralsk and Guryevskiy Guryev becoming one of its constituent eparchies.
==History==
In 1871, the Russian Orthodox Church in Turkestan was organized as a [[diocese ]] with its seat in Verne Verny (now called Almaty). Forty-five years later a separate vicariate was created for the Orthodox Church in Kazakhstan with its seat in VerneVerny, whilst in June 1945 the Diocese of Alma-Ata (Almaty) and Kazakhstan was established. As the Soviet Union collapsed this diocese was reorganized into three dioceses, with the Eparchy of Uralsk and Guryevskiy being established by the Holy Synod on [[January 30 January ]], 1991.
==Eparchy Todaytoday==The Eparchy today includes 20 [[parish]]es and 1 one monastery. Its seat is located at the [[Cathedral]] of St. Michael the Archangel in Uralsk.
==Hierarch==
*Archbishop [[Anthony (Moskalenko) of Uralsk and Guryevskiy|Antoniy of Uralsk and GuryevskiyAnthony (Moskalenko)]] (1991-present)
==External Linkslinks==
*[http://mitropolia.kz/ Metropolia of Kazakhstan] (Official Website)
*[http://www.patriarchia.ru/db/text/78673.html Eparchy of Uralsk and Guryevskiy] (Moscow Patriarchate)
[[Category: Dioceses|Uralsk]][[Category: Moscow Patriarchate Dioceses|Uralsk]]
[[Category: Orthodoxy in Kazakhstan]]

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