American Carpatho-Russian Orthodox Greek Catholic Church

 Religious Groups > Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) >
Search Religious Groups:


Denominational Profile

Notes

This church was founded in 1938 by former members of the Roman Catholic Church who returned to Eastern Orthodoxy under the leadership of Bishop Orestes P. Chornock.

Membership Data

Year Clergy Churches Members
1952 44 58 75,000
1953 50 58 75,000
1954 51 60 75,100
1955 59 70 100,000
1957 45 60 100,000
1958 47 60 100,000
1959 49 61 100,000
1960 50 64 100,000
1961 53 65 100,000
1962 58 69 102,000
1965 68 69 104,000
1966 68 69 104,000
1967 61 66 104,500
1968 61 67 104,500
1969 64 67 104,600
1971 67 70 108,000
1972 68 70 108,400
1973 68 70 100,000
1974 68 70 100,000
1975 68 70 100,000
1976 66 70 100,000
1990 83 72 14,058
1991 84 72 17,981
1992 77 72 18,611
1993 81 77 19,101
1994 101 78 19,321
1995 98 78 12,541
1997 101 79 12,998
1998 103 80 13,327
1999 105 80 13,120
2000 108 80 13,480
2001 107 80 13,210
2002 114 80 13,425
2003 102 80 13,377
2004 101 80 13,590
2005 104 78 14,210
2006 102 78 14,372
2007 101 78 14,011
2008 103 80 13,721
2009 120 - 12,451

Data were taken from the National Council of Churches' Historic Archive CD and recent editions of the Yearbook of American and Canadian Churches. Denomination descriptions provided by Dr. J. Gordon Melton, Director, Institute for the Study of American Religion (ISAR). [More information on data sources]