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Russian Orthodox Church in the USA

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The '''Russian Orthodox Church in the USA''' is the distinct name of the group of [[parish]]es of the Russian mission in America that recognizes recognize the canonical authority of the [[Church of Russia]] and was . They were previously known as the [[Russian Exarchate of North America]] before [[autocephaly]] was granted to the [[Metropolia]] in 1970.
All of he the parishes of the [[Exarchate]] were given a choice to join the [[OCA]] at that time. The parishes that remain remained were the following: #St. Nicholas Church, Brookside, State of Alabama#St. Demetrius Monastery, Bellflower, State of California# Christ the Savior Church, BerkleyBerkeley, State of California# St. Nicholas Cathedral, San Francisco, State of California# Church of All Saints Glorified in the Russian Land, San Francisco, State of California
# Our Lady of Kazan Church, San Diego, California
# Resurrection Church, Chicago, Illinois
# 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. # [[St. Nicholas Cathedral(New York, New York)|St.Nicholas Cathedral]], New York
The parishes that that chose to remained 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]].
{{stub}}==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
* His Grace, the Most Reverend Mercurius, Bishop of Zarisk, ? - Present
==External links==
*[ Russian Orthodox Church in the USA Web Site] ([ english])
*[ Patriarchal Parish in North America]
[[Category:Moscow Patriarchate Dioceses|Russian Orthodox Church in the USA]]
[[ro:Biserica Ortodoxă Rusă din SUA]]

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