July 31, 1996

TOP STORY:An American-born archbishop signals new era for Orthodox church

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c. 1996 Religion News Service (UNDATED) In an historic move Tuesday (July 30) that signals a new era for Orthodox Christians in the West, leaders of the Orthodox Church reached into the ranks of American-born prelates and elected an Ohio native, Metropolitan Spyridon of Italy, to head the newly created Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America. […]

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