Antiochian Orthodox Archdiocese of Europe

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Antiochian Orthodox Archdiocese of Western and Central Europe
Jurisdiction Antioch
Diocese type Archdiocese
Founded 1982[1]
Current bishop vacant
See(s) Paris
Headquarters Paris, France
Territory Western and Central Europe
Liturgical language(s) Arabic, French, English, German
Musical tradition Byzantine Chant
Calendar Revised Julian
Population estimate unknown
Official website unknown

The Antiochian Orthodox Archdiocese of Western and Central Europe, headquartered in Paris, France, is a diocese of the Church of Antioch in Western and Central Europe. Its primate-elect is His Eminence John (Yazigi) of Pyrgou as of June 18, 2008.

History

Organization

  • Deanery of the United Kingdom and Ireland

The episcopacy

Its first primate was His Eminence Gabriel (Saliby), Metropolitan of Western and Central Europe (from 1982, as a vicariate, to his death on 21 October 2007).

References

  1. Metropolitan Gabriel (Saliby) of Western Europe

External links


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