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Russian Orthodox Church in the USA

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{{stuborthodoxyinamerica}}The '''Russian Orthodox Church in the USA''' is the name of the group of [[parish]]es of the Russian mission in America that recognize the canonical authority of the [[Church of Russia]]. They were previously known as the [[Russian Exarchate of North America]] before [[autocephaly]] was granted to the [[Metropolia]] in 1970.
All of the parishes of the [[Exarchate]] were given a choice to join the [[OCA]] at that time. The '''parishes that remained were the following: #St. Nicholas Church, Brookside, Alabama#St. Demetrius Monastery, Bellflower, California# Christ the Savior Church, Berkeley, California# St. Nicholas Cathedral, San Francisco, California# Church of All Saints Glorified in the Russian Orthodox Land, San Francisco, California# Our Lady of Kazan Church, San Diego, California# Resurrection Church, Chicago, Illinois# Dormition Church Benld, Illinois# Holy Trinity Church, Baltimore, Maryland# St. Elias Church in , Battle Creek, Michigan# St. Innocent Church, Detroit, Michigan# St. Michael the USA''' is Archangel Church, Detroit, Michigan# Church of St. Andrew the distinct name First-Called Apostle, East Lansing, Michigan# Holy Trinity Church, Saginaw, Michigan# St. John Chrysostom Church, Grand Rapids, Michigan# House Chapel of St. Seraphim of Sarov, Westown, New York# St. Demetrius Church, Jackson, Michigan# St. Nicholas Church, Bayonne, New Jersey# Sts. Peter and Paul Church, Elizabeth, New Jersey# Three Hierarchs Church, Garfield, New Jersey# Holy Cross Church, Hackettstown, New Jersey# Sts. Peter and Paul Church; Passaic, New Jersey# St. John the group Baptist Church, Singac , New Jersey# St. Olga Church, Somerset, New Jersey# St. Mark Chapel, New York# Church of [[parish]]es St. George the Great Martyr, New York# Church of All Saints Glorified in the Russian mission in America that recognizes Land, on the canonical authority estate of Pine Bush, New York# St. John the [[Baptist Chapel, Bronx, New York# Church of Russia]] and was known as All Saints Glotified in the [[Russian Exarchate Land, Amsterdam (Wolf Run), Ohio# St. Stephen Church, Lorairi, Ohio# Nativity of Christ Church, Youngstown, Ohio# St. Nicholas Church, Chester, Pennsylvania# St. Nicholas Church, Edinboro, Pageville, Pennsylvania# St. Nicholas Church, Reading, Pennsylvania# Sts. Peter and Paul Church, Mount Union, Pennsylvania# St. Nicholas Church, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania# St. Andrew the Apostle Church, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania# St. Michael the Archangel Church, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania# Sts. Peter and Paul Church, Scranton, Pennsylvania# Sts. Peter and Paul Church, Burgaw, North America]] before [[autocephaly]] was granted to Carolina# St. Gregory the Theologian Church, Tampa, Florida# Sts. Peter and Paul Church, Manchester, New Hampshire# Church of St. George the Great Martyr, Buffalo, New York# All Exarchate parishes and clergy in Canada# [[MetropoliaSt. Nicholas Cathedral (New York, New York)|St. Nicholas Cathedral]] in 1970. , New York
The parishes of the [[Exarchate]] that remained chose to remain under the canonical protection of the Moscow Patriarchate after the grant of autocephaly came to be known as the ''Russian Orthodox Church in the USA '' under the oversight of an [[auxiliary]] [[bishop]].
==Bishops==Vicar of His Holiness Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, Administrator of the Patriarchal parishes in the USA* His Grace [[Mercurius (Ivanov) of Zaraisk|Mercurius]], Bishop of Zaraisk, 2000-2009* His Eminence [[Justinian (Ovchinnikov) of Naro-Fominsk|Justinian]], Archbishop of Naro-Fominsk, 2010-2014* His Grace [[John (Roshchin) of Naro-Fominsk|John]], Bishop of Naro-Fominsk, 2014-present
==External links==* His Grace, [http://www.russianchurchusa.org/ Russian Orthodox Church in the Most Reverend Mercurius, Bishop of Zarisk, USA Web Site] ([http://www.russianchurchusa.org/? - Presentln=en english])*[http://www.3saints.com/patr_parishes.html Patriarchal Parish in North America]
[[Category: Jurisdictions]][[Category:Moscow Patriarchate Dioceses|Russian Orthodox Church Historyin the USA]] [[Categoryro: JurisdictionsBiserica Ortodoxă Rusă din SUA]]
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