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Title: The American Orthodox Churches and Clergy in the 21st Century
Other Titles: الكنائس الأرثوذكسية الأميركية والاكليروس في القرن الحادي والعشرين
Authors: Krindatch, Alexei D.
Keywords: American Orthodox Church
American Orthodox Clergy
21st Century
Issue Date: 2008
Publisher: University of Balamand
Part of: Chronos
Issue: 17
Start page: 7
End page: 39
In 1794, the foundation of a mission on Kodiak Island in Alaska by the Orthodox monks from Russia marked the entrance of Orthodox Church in America. Two centuries later, the presence of over one million faithful gathered into more than 2,400 local parishes bears witness to the firm establishment of Eastern Christianity in the US.
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Type: Journal Article
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