Abp. Valerian fell asleep in the Lord on [[January 28]], 1987, and was succeeded by Abp. Nathaniel (Popp) who had been consecrated to the episcopacy on [[November 15]]. His see is located at Vatra in Michigan. Bp. Irineu (Duvlea) was consecrated on [[November 2]], 2002, as Bishop of Dearborn Heights and auxiliary bishop to Abp. Nathaniel.
*[[Romanian Orthodox Archdiocese in America and Canada]]
==Source== *Constance. J. Tarasar, Gen. Ed. ''Orthodox America 1794-1976 Development of the Orthodox Church in America'', The Orthodox Church in America, Syosett, New York, 1975. ==External link==*[http://www.roea.org/ Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America]