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Latest changes in the church eparchy, hierarchy and formal name were advised.
In October 2004 the ninth council of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Diaspora nominated Archimandrite [[Andriy (Peshko) of Krateia|Andriy (Peshko)]] for election as auxiliary bishop for the Church in Western Europe. Fr. Andriy was consequently elected Bishop of Krateia by the Holy Synod of the Church of Constantinople and, after his consecration in December 2004, took up oversight of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church in the United Kingdom. Bishop Andriy served in the diocese until his election in 2008 as auxiliary of the Ukrainian Orthodox Eparchy of Central Canada.
==Eparchy today==The Eparchy As a consequence of decisions made at the July 2016 Sobor of Western Europe, the Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Church (Ecumenical Patriarchate) in Australia, and New Zealand currently consists , three significant changes were made. The first was that Archbishop Ioann Derewianka resigned his episcopal responsibilities due to declining health. Secondly, the New Jersey (U.S.) based first hierarch of 10 parishes the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, Metropolitan Antony (Scharba) assumed direct episcopal responsibility for the Church in Australiaand New Zealand while the newly appointed Archbishop Daniel, 8 parishes who is also based in the U.S., was assigned episcopal responsibility for Western Europe and the United Kingdom. Thirdly, 8 parishes and missions in Germany, 2 parishes order to avoid confusion with the non-canonical church if the same name in Belgium, 2 parishes in FranceUkraine, the decision was made to change the name from the Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Church of Australia and 1 parish in New Zealand. Although both to the diocesan cathedral and consistory are located Ukrainian Orthodox Church in London the diocese's ruling bishop currently resides in Genk, BelgiumAustralia.
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